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      This is ‘close’ to you ….coukd be worth a punt at the cost...
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      MF1000 replied to the thread Joke Thread 4.
      A) I’m not on Facebrag B) I view lots of YouTube footage as contrived C) BBC & other news reports have shown fire brigade footage of the...
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      MF1000 replied to the thread Joke Thread 4.
      Modern fuel tanks do not explode ….plastic has a lower burst pressure than steel and melts/ruptures before pressure can build up….unless...
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      MF1000 reacted to Hornbeam's post in the thread A nice set of curved legs with Like Like.
      The laminating former is made from 3 layers of 15mm melamine coated chipboard This old kitchen unit . One 15mm template is cut and...
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      MF1000 replied to the thread Osmo a bit flat.
      Just ask if you need any tips etc. I’m working on a sequoia waterfall table soon so I’ll post up a thread on it with my surface...
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      MF1000 reacted to alex robinson's post in the thread Osmo a bit flat with Like Like.
      Ah. So the acrylic is just to seal and then the subsequent coats are the magic mix? I will look into trying that.
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      MF1000 replied to the thread Osmo a bit flat.
      The acrylic is just to seal the surface and any that is not absorbed by the wood is removed by the 240 grit sanding after it has dried...
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      MF1000 replied to the thread Osmo a bit flat.
      For a good gloss surface …without looking like the horrible USA highly reflective acrylic etc, I would sand to 240 grit then seal the...
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      MF1000 reacted to profchris's post in the thread Osmo a bit flat with Like Like.
      From my instrument finishing experience (though none with Osmo) I'd say you need more than one coat to get a gloss finish. Everything...
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      MF1000 reacted to Fitzroy's post in the thread Post a photo of the last thing you made with Haha Haha.
      I did some sawdust archeology, last layer is some elm. First time using it and can’t say I like the smell.
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      Looks like at its oldest it would be Victorian ….Pilkingtons was founded in 1826 making crown glass (Late Georgian era) and that glass...
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      MF1000 reacted to Doug B's post in the thread Joke Thread 4 with Like Like.
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      MF1000 replied to the thread Lets see your wood.
      After a trip back to my wood milling contact in Lancashire…here is the one of Bosse discs …approx 700mm x 50 mm after a quick run over...
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      MF1000 reacted to ChaiLatte's post in the thread disposing of chemicals and finishes with Like Like.
      It is because it is a 'gas bottle'. If you puncture it and flatten it, it becomes 'scrap steel'. We had the same on a building site with...
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      Your local recycling centre can be quite difficult with chemicals etc …..I’ve turned up with a butane blowtorch canister ….‘can’t take...
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