Tag Archives: UKWorkshop

New threads

A couple of weeks ago I posted on UKWorkshop asking for information on what gauges etc I would need to figure out the threads of missing screws. As well as a lot of useful information from a variety of people, … Continue reading

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Fixing my hand pillar drill – Part 1

I bought a hand powered pillar drill at a car boot sale for £4 earlier today. The chuck was stuck fully closed and I couldn’t figure out how (or indeed if) the advance mechanism worked, but I figured it would … Continue reading

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Car booty – 05/05/2013

Today we were planning to go to the Sayers Common car boot sale, which doesn’t open for buyers until 10am. By some miraculous accident we were ready to go long before that, so we decided that rather than killing an … Continue reading

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