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Mark Baker

Mark Baker

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18 November 2019

I am having one of those days when I have been fielding calls, emails and conversations in which people are vexed, fractious and moaning about things. I am going share with you a few of my comments regarding said subjects. Q Why are so many people using tipped tools when tipped tools are not as vers ...

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  • Handbag mirrors

    By StanH

    Friday, February 14, 2020 - 11:08 PM

    Hi IanI had a look at Timberbits compact mirror and it is as you say a nice item. I am relatively new to Wood turning and try to use the plans in the magaz...

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  • Handbag mirrors

    By Ian Thorn

    Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 1:25 AM

    Hard to see from the pic but looks like you turn a piece for the back so the front is showing at all times . Timberbits in Australia sell a nice one that f...

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  • Limited workshop time

    By Dalboy

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 9:00 PM

    All of the wood in the wood store is now undercover in various other sheds. Sat yesterday afternoon and drew up a rough sketch so that I could order the wo...

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  • Handbag mirrors

    By StanH

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 4:31 PM

    MarkMany thanks for the information and to Ian. Mirrors on order and hopefully some happy ladies with their handbag mirrors In due course. Thanks again. Stan StanH2020-02-12 16:31:52

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  • Handbag mirrors

    By Mark Baker

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 4:06 PM

    Stan,Ian came back to me and gave this link to Amazon who sell them in packs of 12 for £9.99. The web link is: https://amzn.to/2HgFmYHFor those in th...

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  • Handbag mirrors

    By Mark Baker

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 2:51 PM

    Stan,I have spoken to Ian and he is tracking down where he obtained them. I will get back to you asap.Mark

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  • Handbag mirrors

    By StanH

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 11:26 AM

    In the latest edition of woodworking mag Ian Woodford demonstrates how to make a handbag mirror. He suggests that a 64mm mirror is available from any good ...

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  • Limited workshop time

    By Dalboy

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 10:54 AM

    I have told the wife and got a surprise as she said yes but I think she has an idea for some of the extra space Taking it slowly have moved another co...

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