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Derek Jones

Welcome to......workshops

30 July 2019

A place for everything and everything inits place, that’s pretty much what was drummed in to me when I started hanging out in the workshop. The scene that greeted me every Saturday morning as I climbed the narrow winding staircase up to the first floor workshop was almost clinical in its layout. Row ...

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  • Unusual (to me)veneer

    By recipio

    Monday, August 19, 2019 - 7:50 PM

    I suspect you have some paper backed veneer,probably made in the U.S. The veneer is incredibly thin , less than the standard 0.6 mm as you have found out. ...

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  • what finish should I use?

    By blackcatartist

    Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 1:58 PM

    Hi  I am just finish off a chip carved table top of a koi carp,with marquetry waterlilies and would like to know your suggestions for finishing / varn...

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  • Unusual (to me)veneer

    By yewashoak3

    Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 4:43 PM

    Hi everybody,I have been a keen amateur woodworker since the age of eight (I'm now 83) with special interest in cabinet making and wooden boxes. &nbsp...

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  • Bending 2 directions

    By Ian Thorn

    Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:50 PM

    You could use an iron on edging as the finish after you have cut the shape . cutting could be done using a Jigsaw with a new blade N0 42 depends on the thickness of the top.Ian

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  • Bending 2 directions

    By Claude

    Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 8:46 PM

    How wide is the concave curve?  Perhaps a router bit...

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  • Bending 2 directions

    By Dylanr

    Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 6:49 PM

    hi, i am making a reception desk that has a sweeping curve but also has a concave curve happening at  the same time.  Any ideas on how i can crea...

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  • Which sander?

    By recipio

    Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 4:29 PM

    I have the Mirka Ceros with the separate transformer and its great. I think that keeping the weight down is important and of course the abranet system is u...

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  • Which sander?

    By jamesbil

    Friday, July 5, 2019 - 1:57 PM

    Hi all,Looking to upgrade my sander.Thinking of Mirka DerosFestool ETS EC 150/3Festool ETS 150/3 EQ PLUSThoughts? Particularly on the festool.Also seen a M...

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