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      ScottyT replied to the thread Cars that make you smile.
      I’m not particularly into cars myself, I’m a Vincent motorcycle fanatic and anything that’s old with two wheels. However my old mans got...
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      It’s my pleasure Fred I am pleased you have found interest in this thread. I am looking forward to slinging the first piece of wood over...
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      Thank you very much, it’s been a great project.
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      ScottyT reacted to Fred48's post in the thread Wadkin FM24” Planer Restoration with Like Like.
      @ScottyT Fascinating restoration and read. The photographs clearly show the high quality of your work. Thanks for sharing. Fred
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      ScottyT reacted to Cabinetman's post in the thread Wadkin FM24” Planer Restoration with Like Like.
      I am totally in awe! Of both the machine and the way you have resurrected it.
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      It’s been a short while since I updated on here, works been busy etc etc. I have still been working on the planer as and when I have...
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      A quick-fire update on the planer, the end draws close. I now have the castings painted and mounted that carry the top tables and...
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      ScottyT reacted to Jameshow's post in the thread Building Bridges with Like Like.
      French oak is softer than English and faster growing die to it's latitude and climate. Straighter and fewer knots too.
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      ScottyT reacted to johnnyb's post in the thread Building Bridges with Like Like.
      I think I would be concerned with the off kilter weight after it's bandsawn close to the template. Must be an awkward thing. Maybe 2...
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      ScottyT reacted to johnnyb's post in the thread Building Bridges with Like Like.
      Is it me or is france the source for amazing bits of wood.
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      ScottyT reacted to johnnyb's post in the thread Building Bridges with Like Like.
      I'm pondering how that's going to be shaped but I'll wait for the next exciting installment.(must be with the spiNdle)
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      ScottyT replied to the thread Building Bridges.
      Yeah it’ll be the usual template on top of the stock and run round on the spindle. I’ll put the 4” block in but instead of the ring...
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      ScottyT reacted to Cabinetman's post in the thread Building Bridges with Like Like.
      My understanding is that both France and Germany set out and grew forests as an agricultural crop, well maintained to grow tall clean...
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      ScottyT replied to the thread Building Bridges.
      Thanks Johnny. The size of the main beams off the top of my head are 5.1 long, 300 deep and 100 thick. The Oak is arriving from France...
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      more progress on the FM, it’s really starting to look like a planer again and my big pile of old cast iron is getting smaller and...
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