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    wood polishing(pens)

    which is the best way to polish wood in paticular and acrylic in pen making . Are polishing mops with tripoli compound g52 the best or micromesh? hut crystal polish hut acrylic or as something better come on the market I cant think of a better way of finding out than asking you dedicated...
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    polishing

    thanks deserter and nev tried it and it worked spot on. I have 5 to do when finished will post a photo thanks again jones bones
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    polishing

    hi bought some old cellulose accetate pen blanks on a spur of the momment how do you polish them I have hut ultra gloss plastic polish but not sure that will do? any ideas? gratefully recieved thanks jonesbones.
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    dust extactor

    thanks for the replies much apprieciated bought a small extractor of gumtree bit noisy but not to bad thanks again for the input tom
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    dust extactor

    I need to make or buy a small extractor fan for pen and general small woodturnig I have a small electric motor which is very quite, which is essential would appreiciate any info thanks jonesbones
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    table top saws

    Been looking at table top saws . proxxon fet table saw and a de walt dw 745 beeing the awkward bu---- i am is there anything in between proxxon a bit small de walt a bit large but need something thats accurate. bought a aldi one dose its job but consistent straight cuts no. I need something for...
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    painting funiture

    thanks percy and cornucopia followed your advice I am usiing zinsser 123 just put the second coat on will try and post before and after photos if i can get the hang of posting photos
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    Chair repair

    sorry I was thinking of a cane chair Mikes idea seems a pretty good one. good luck let us know how you go on jones bones
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    Chair repair

    could you not turn the chair over make two or more grooves going 3/4 way into the rail insert strips of strongg timber or ply with a strong glue dont know how wide or thick the rail is the stronger the strips the better, leaves the top untouched and I am sure you could hide the break. just an...
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    painting funiture

    hi I am going to paint a old (100 years approx)pine bathroom, bedroom, stand the type that used to have bowl and jug on it. Would have been painted when it was first made, want to do a descent job on it, never painted furniture before do I need a primer ? under coat? special paint? filler? any...
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    resin blanks

    thanks for the advice however negative is always welcome I saw one on the net that was cast with feathers looked okay that was what started me off . nothing ventured nothing gained and all that jazz. If I carry on I will post the results thanks for taking the time to reply jonesbones
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    resin blanks

    HI been looking at some resin molds but since I have not even used resin to make a pen I would like to know what resin, what colours resins there are etc the complete guide for a rank begginer. Got some brown oak for pen blanks lovely markings but would like to lighten the colour a bit any...
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    bog oak

    thanks for all the tips will keep on experimenting if I come up with anything I will surely let you know jonesbones
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    bog oak

    hi I wonder if anyone has a good method of polishing Irish bog oak tried a couple of ways thin ca glue polishing by buffing . but it dosent seem to work very well any ideas welcome jonesbones
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    Woodturning blanks

    hi I am interested if you could let me have the e mail adress jonesbones
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