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Derek Jones

European Woodworking Show

25 August 2017

Very excited once again to be contributing to the spectacle that is the European Woodworking Show in a few weeks time at Cressing Temple Barns in Essex. The official word is that this will be the last show on account of Mike Handcock and the team at Classic Hand Tools having run themselves ragged ev ...

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    By Ian Thorn

    Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 8:25 PM

    If you have a secondhand dealer or restorer in your area it may pay to visit them as well.Ian

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  • Door fastener for old dresser

    By Claude

    Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 7:44 PM

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  • Door fastener for old dresser

    By k9mom

    Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 7:30 PM

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  • What drill press would you buy?

    By anniapalmer

    Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:52 AM

    The record is good quality bench drill. Easy to adjust speeds. The machine was very easy to assemble and use. The only problem is the chuck guard is very...

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  • CBN wheels

    By Walter Hall

    Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 10:20 AM

    That sounds like a perfectly good combination George.For most purposes the 180 grit will produce a good enough edge, and the finer grit will produce a very...

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  • CBN wheels

    By Mr.GfC

    Monday, December 18, 2017 - 10:21 PM

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  • Old House Furniture Replacement

    By Claude

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  • Old House Furniture Replacement

    By William J. Thomas

    Friday, December 8, 2017 - 6:01 AM

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