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More reshuffling

After finishing off the drill press stand, I tucked the power tool table behind it, the folding workbenches beside it, rearranged the contents of its shelves and cleared off the top of the chest of drawers so it can hold … Continue reading

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Measure once cut twice

I got a few hours in the workshop today while my wife looked after the kids. It was one of those frustrating days where not much went right and I probably should have called it quits and gone to the … Continue reading

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Recent purchases

I’ve been spending again! I got some 75mm wide slick tape as well as the 19mm wide tape I bought from Axminster to fettle the mitre slots of my bandsaw. I really like my long guide clamp, having reasoned that … Continue reading

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Projects – Drill press table – Part 1

I’ve been thinking for a while about building a larger table for my drill press and now the drill is securely mounted I might get moving on it. Most DIY drill tables look something like this: They usually have an … Continue reading

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Yet more clamps!

On Monday I ordered some clamps which were on special offer from Rutlands. The deal consists of ten 6″ G clamps and six 54″ sash clamps In Rutlands perpetual sales, these two packs normally cost £59.95 and £69.95 respectively, but … Continue reading

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Bandsaw delivery

Yesterday I took delivery of my latest toy, a Charnwood W730 bandsaw from Homewood Ltd in Worthing. Mobile base I was given the dimensions of the base of the saw in advance, so I was able to prepare one of … Continue reading

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Delivery day again

Today was the day Rutlands claimed my already delayed order of 1/2″ T-slot track (ordered on 26/02/2012) would be delivered (well actually their mail claimed that today would be the delivery date, but elsewhere in the mail seemed to say … Continue reading

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