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      Samkilby replied to the thread Workshop (Garage) Door Build.
      Yes great shout re routed panel. I’ve done similar before, albeit either indoors (pretty common with poplar ply and poplar frame...
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      Samkilby replied to the thread Workshop (Garage) Door Build.
      I would recommend t and g, but you could also do loose tongues or “splines”.. either way I reckon you want something proper to register...
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      Samkilby replied to the thread Workshop (Garage) Door Build.
      Oops forgot to add - I would make the stiles wider to allow for extra ridgidity, and stronger m&ts
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      Samkilby replied to the thread Workshop (Garage) Door Build.
      Also - it looks like you are doing a combi design style, a rail and style (frame and panel) with a brace ? Careful consideration should...
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      It might be a bit hopeful to expect just any ply not to delaminate when subjected to steam.Flexiply may take the curve if applied in a...
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      Samkilby reacted to Tris's post in the thread Curved Ply Part For Campervan, Help! with Like Like.
      To bend your ply look for a cheap wallpaper steamer on secondhand sites. Some thick polythene and duct tape will make a simple steam...
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      Samkilby replied to the thread I'm in the wrong job.
      As you say, the very fact that they even have a head office needs paying for somewhere. There are a lot of hidden costs and overheads...
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      Samkilby replied to the thread Quotation help.
      Whilst I agree that some potential clients are in the boat you are talking about, it’s also our responsibility to educate them on why...
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      Samkilby replied to the thread Quotation help.
      Couldn’t agree with the above more, when submitting even rough prices give a thorough explanation of material type and thickness, any...
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      Samkilby replied to the thread Quotation help.
      Oops. Then try to add something for profit
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      Samkilby replied to the thread Quotation help.
      I dont know anything about the design and make of the piece, but half materials and half labour sounds incredibly cheap to me as a...
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      Samkilby replied to the thread Plunge saw blade advice ?.
      Also consider the kerf and or sawplate thickness. For example a lot of manufacturers devise their battery powered saws around using a...
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      Samkilby replied to the thread Hello.
      Ah small world ! I was retrained at Chichester college and my first lecturer was Christian Nottley who is also a notable west dean...
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      Samkilby replied to the thread Hello.
      I have a slightly different take on this. Retrained as a furnituremaker about 5 years ago, in a great local college. Class sizes were...
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      There's no illegality in using a dado set in a bench saw as commonly believed, the main factors are whether the machine is braked and...
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