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    Price check - Medite MDF

    My local builders merchant sells 18mm MR MDF for £30.72 and 12mm for £23.28 (both inc VAT), so they don't sound unreasonable to me (those are general public prices).
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    Small Workshop WIP (including costs)

    Full Cost Breakdown (pricing is up to 2 years old, sometimes delivery is included, and sourcing from a couple of different places - your mileage may vary!): Base, floor: £595.76 2x Tarps £19.98 1x Bulk Bag MOT Hardcore £57.60 5x 1x6" 3.6m Gravel Boards £19.20 1x 2x2" 4.8m Treated timber for...
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    Small Workshop WIP (including costs)

    Thanks :) "To install new fuse board in workshop, wiring all new circuits. Supplied 4 x new 20a MCB fuses to accommodate new circuits. To wire in 10mm, 3-core SWA cable into main fuse board in house which powers workshop at bottom of garden. Supplied 50a MCB fuse for circuit. Total £225.00" He...
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    Small Workshop WIP (including costs)

    It's been a while since the last update, so here's where I'm up to: Possibly repeating myself, but the cables conveniently fitted into the gaps between the insulation and battens (on the studs). See previous posts for why I've got battens on the studs :) And then I got distracted. My lovely...
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    FOR SALE: Titan SCMS 240V and Evolution MS Stand

    hammer, I think it'll be £12, so £72 in total for the saw to be posted to Eastbourne.
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    FOR SALE: Titan SCMS 240V and Evolution MS Stand

    Hi hammer, I'll try to package it up securely and measure it (it's a few cm from crossing a threshold from £12 to £36 according to ParcelMonkey, so will need to check!) Kester
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    FOR SALE: Titan SCMS 240V and Evolution MS Stand

    For sale: Titan 210MM Sliding Compound Mitre Saw 240V - £60 https://www.screwfix.com/p/titan-ttb598msw-210mm-single-bevel-sliding-mitre-saw-240v/73135 A bit dusty, and the blade may soon need sharpening/replacing, but it's worked well for building my workshop. It's taking up too much room now...
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    New Laws vs Mail Order Tools

    The Bill's "bladed article" definition is in Clause 18, subsection 11: The Criminal Justice Act 1988, section 141A is too long to quote, (see here for the full thing), but (for England & Wales) it says: So I'm guessing that the Act 1988 is the reason why things like scissors and chisels are...
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    Small Workshop WIP (including costs)

    Quantity-wise, 2 x 400ml cans did the 2 small windows, 2 large windows and the French doors with one coat.
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    Small Workshop WIP (including costs)

    Hi Martin, it's Monster Satin Anthracite Grey Spray Paint https://www.amazon.co.uk/Monster-Satin-Anthracite-interior-furniture/dp/B00ZAISDBU/ref=sr_1_1 (was £9.99 when I ordered). I washed the frames with soapy water, and let them dry. I sprayed them with Monster PVC cleaner spray, wiped the...
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    Small Workshop WIP (including costs)

    Lots to update you on... The whole of the workshop is now clad (with the exception of the underneath of the overhang, and around the edges of the EPDM. Unbelievably I've forgotten to take a photo since finishing it, but here's how it look partway through (sorry for the rubbish photo): Inside...
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    keyless car theft

    There are tools available on the 'net to do keyless car theft for less than 50p. http://www.wickes.co.uk/Forterra-Class-B-Red-Engineering-Brick-65mm/p/119484 I'll get my coat too...
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    Do you use SV [email protected]/Ilkeston-If so, PLEASE HELP

    SV Timber Ltd https://www.svtimber.co.uk/ Ilkeston: 11 & 12 Belfield Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire. DE7 8DU 01159 300 077 Leicester: Unit 2, Magna Road, South Wigston, Leics. LE18 4ZH 0116 244 4840 Below refers to the Leicester branch. Are they hobby friendly? Yes, though they expect you to...
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    Small Workshop WIP (including costs)

    It's been a while since the last update - not a huge amount has happened, due to illness, kids, holiday, etc.! But here goes... The back of the workshop is now cladded (need to finish off the roof-line and insect mesh)... And the side, with the window (sprayed in Anthracite Grey) trimmed...
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    How NOT to get selected for a Jury

    I appreciate the intrusion into your free time - but if I were accused of, or a victim of, a crime, I'd like to think that the jury members were switched on and engaged 'normal' people, and not just the few (unemployed?) people who couldn't get themselves out of it. I have a friend who's a...
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