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    DIY Drum sander motor?

    If you do decide on using an induction motor I purchased one for my homemade bandsaw from electrotechdrives they have a good selection at a reasonable price
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    Tree / Timber Identification

    Yes it would be nice to be able to identify any tree. I noticed these yesterday... I think it is definitely goat willow
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    Tree / Timber Identification

    Were situated on sloping ground there are natural springs which can create wet spots and that's where these trees are thriving.
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    Tree / Timber Identification

    I just had a good look around and couldn't see any sign of cones. I had a look through a database listing all species of salix and salix Cinerea is definitely the smaller shrubs in the picture above I'll know for sure when the leaves come out if the larger trees are the same you could be right...
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    Tree / Timber Identification

    What time of year do the cones come out I haven't seen any. I am planning to dry it I have noticed it does split easily
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    Tree / Timber Identification

    Would it be red alder the bark looks very similar when I looked it up. That's the closest I've seen so far thanks Jorny The leaves will be out soon
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    Tree / Timber Identification

    I managed to find a photo from last year. We have quite a lot of them around. From research I did the closest I could find was some species of willow but nothing was a perfect match. I always thought birch had a distinctive white bark but the bark from these trees peels very easily and stays...
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    Tree / Timber Identification

    I can't get photos of the leaves yet until they come out.
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    Tree / Timber Identification

    Has anybody any ideas?
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    Tree / Timber Identification

    These trees are growing on our land and they grow very fast and spread easily. I recently cut a few down and was interested to see what the timber looked like and I was also really keen to mill something on my newly made 20" bandsaw. I have my suspicions on what it may be but not entirely sure...
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    Wood filler with osmo oil?

    Probably stain and maybe draw on the grain lines. Other option is the repair wax but I have no experience with it
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    Wood filler with osmo oil?

    I have filled gaps with osmo before mixed with sawdust a whole lot better looking than glue you wouldn't notice it if you didn't look. Where I used it was around joints on a jewelry box and little chips here and there it's a mushy consistency and takes a long time to dry and I wouldn't say its...
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    Metal roof insulation to fix condensation

    If anyone is interested ubakus.com | Graphical editor or just google u-wert. I studied architectural technology in college and we often used this when creating roof and wall build ups.
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    Best 6" Random Orbital Sander or should I get a forced rotation (geared) Sander?

    I got a cheap JCB ROS from B&Q it feels like a sturdy tool and has lasted me a year now
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    Table saw advice

    I used a 2hp induction motor for my homemade bandsaw. I got it from electrotechdrives they were very helpful and the wiring diagram was easy to understand and at a good price for some reason though the prices were cheaper on eBay that on the actual website
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