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Derek Jones

Robinson House Studio Open House

27 July 2018

On the whole summer is generally a time of rest for woodworkers. The combination of high temperatures in the workshop making hand work hard work and the list of outside jobs you’ve been putting off all year suddenly take precedence over the current project or projects. Conveniently though, it’s also ...

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  • Band & Circular Saw Baldes

    By Peterhughes

    Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:10 PM

    Hello,Re question 2 and recipio reply, I agree, contact Ian at Tuffsaws.Also, I have a very old Dewalt 3401 bandsaw, I have tuned it and it works a treat, ...

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  • A Cabinet of Curiosities

    By woodbloke

    Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 9:53 PM

    [QUOTE=bat21] Hi RobI am not too keen on the accent pieces between the main cabinet and the drawer box but overall it is an outstanding piece of work, the...

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  • fitting door staircase

    By edeam55

    Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 7:02 PM

    Hi, have been commissioned to inclose staircase and fit door third of the way up staircase.I have to make double doors as the staircase is narrow and the w...

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  • Recordpower PT260 planner

    By edeam55

    Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 6:42 PM

    Hi all, have been using this planner for about 7years (great  for small shop)had to change the chain sprockets on the table and aim trying to get it l...

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  • Knapp combination owners

    By aalstin

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 2:32 PM

    Hi all still here at www.alstin.com.auI've had 3 manual requests this week and all filled. Feel free to ask anything you likeI reckon I know the 410 pretty wellCheers allAA

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  • Inlay

    By Ian Thorn

    Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:25 PM

    The only way I can see it working without shrinkage is to have the wood completely dry and kept together with the MDF for about a week before use the other...

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  • Inlay

    By Matt81

    Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:37 PM

    Hi I'm brand new to a forum I've been asked to produce a console table from oak and customer wants a thick veneer on top or like engineered flooring 5mm on...

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  • Cufflink Box

    By Robson Valley

    Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:05 PM

    A magnificent box of memories for me.  I can't even recall the last time I saw a shirt that needed links.  Were daily in an early life....

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