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      --Tom-- replied to the thread Sandpaper.
      This is a useful guide. The type of abrasive grain influences its use- mostly for wood you want alox A lot of wet and dry is SiC, but I...
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      This was the Golden Ercol finish that I was able to refinish by careful sanding and scraping. Take your time and I found regularly...
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      --Tom-- replied to the thread Dowel Maker Plate.
      If you have any more @Peri I’d love to buy one from you. Have had making one on my tuit list for a while, but yours look ideal
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      --Tom-- replied to the thread Festool systainer.
      FFX are often included in eBay discount periods which knocks 10-15% off at times
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      Principle seems sound, is a small cutter so would need a blank roughed to pretty close to size to work quickly. The vids show something...
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      Congrats,I found it was a mix of feelings of achievement and relief. We’ve stayed in a modest terrace whilst friends have “climbed the...
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      --Tom-- replied to the thread Help please.
      The Ercol pieces I’ve refinished have been scraped and sanded. A finely set plane could be used if surfaces are very dinged up, but...
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      I’d osmo them as won’t flake and easy to top up when needed. Cures to a dry finish so don’t have to worry about any transfer to clothing etc
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      --Tom-- replied to the thread 16amp circuit.
      I use H07RNF for loose flex, is much nicer than arctic particularly in a workshop. Worth shopping around for as price per metre varies...
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      I’d look for a specific outdoor furniture oil as suggested above. It’ll probably be pretty thirsty for the first few coats
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      I have the Starrett gauge through some fortunate ebaying. If any pics or measurements would be helpful let me know.
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      --Tom-- replied to the thread 2022 Secret Santa.
      After missing it last year keen to be back in this time round, gifts from prior two years have been in fairly regular use since...
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      --Tom-- replied to the thread Workshop Heaven Experiences.
      I’ve interacted over email with great success. Maybe drop them a line first and arrange a suitable time to call
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      --Tom-- replied to the thread Teak Supplier North West.
      Are you sure it’s teak and not one of the many lookalikes?
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      I find a driver in a brace gives a lot of controlled torque. If the head snaps then at least you can separate the pieces, and then use a...
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