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    hammer shaft

    Spent a pleasant hour making an fitting a hammer shaft this afternoon when rain stopped play...... no idea on species but hard and straight grained, it came from the wood pile...... finding it v/dif to buy proper shafts now..... not a prob with club hammer shafts but no good for a 2lb ball pein...
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    how to test a motor

    Hi, not strictley woodworking but associated..... I have an as new washing machine...(literally just 5 cycles)....have known the machine from new....Mother inlaw..... anyway...... plug it in switch on and straight away it trips the RCD......did this 3 times...... took off what panels I could to...
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    Grantham

    HI just a little guidence pls..... My daughter (trainee Paramedic) and her partner (forklift driver wh. man) are looking at Grantham to buy a place.... They are from S Essex.... Does anyone live or know it well that would PM me.....just have a fewquestions..... ta
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    1/2" to 3/8ths router adaptor collet....

    any suggestions where to buy the above..... I have a 1/2" Hitachi router and just picked up a couple of 3/8ths router bits and would like a collet adaptor..... have eMailed a few stores but no replies in a month of trying..... thanks and all the best for the New Year.....
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    P/T disposable blades......

    My new P/T has 3 HSS solid blades......was thinking about a spiral helix Carbide set up but to get a special one made will end up over £2000, as it around 500mm wide...... any suggestions on a disposable Carbide blade set up..... have tried to google but there's so much nonsence out there...
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    home made bandsaw

    it's raining and I won't go out....looked thru the local adds to see if there's owt worth having and came across this...... makes Machine Mart carp look good....hahaha only €250 euro's.....nice....!!!!!! the going rate for the engine here.....
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    roof trusses....I just would like to know.....

    I bought a few of those spikey nail plates used in the manuf of roof trusses..... never manage to get them to sink in the wood and look nice.....I was using a heavy steel plate 20kg and a lump hammer..... what do the factories use.....? some kind of hydraulic movable press...but sound like...
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    dont they know

    On the face page I keep getting some skinny bird dressed in rags posing in a derelict house...obviously trying to sell female clothing..... apart from a few lovlies this is a lads forum........ hahaha.... typical, men in suits with no idea.....to busy I guess checking their make up and talking...
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    PERHAPS

    Warning.... soon to be on eBay site near you.....perhaps.....look at the spelling.....there as far as I can see is a full range..... nearly the correct colour too.....
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    sharpening system.....

    From another thread, Wolverene was mentioned..... I've just missed for the second time a Tormek....... is there anything else that u guy's have and perhaps not as much money..... mostley for turning tools....cant imagine using the knife sharpening kit..... dont mind new or used really..... used...
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    Wood screws......

    just a thought came to me from another thread...... what kinda wood screws do you guy's and gal's use for general work...... I only use the gold type hardened screws now for everything unless the job requires St/Steel or brass..... pozzi mostley but now moving into the Torx style head..... this...
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    Avatar

    Just to say thanks for the help with the above...... My avatar is a very famouse tool box on show at the Smithsonion Museum, in Washington...... always admired it......if ever I'm lucky enough to get back will do an overnighter to go see it...... Apparently it was donated by his family after his...
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    avatar

    would like to add a photo in the avatar box.....plus change some details.... can someone guide me pls.....
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    workshop air cleaner

    sorry this got messed up.... Discussion on another thread today... this my home made air cleaner.....the fan was from a bathroom remodel but a big'un new is about £25.... the air filter is from a high horse power Scania truck, free from a skip..... now u'll c the electric one way...
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    lathe chuck and ally extenders.....

    Have just got a Wadkin RS lathe and need a decent chuck that has the extenders for mounting alloy plates... (no idea on threads as yet as the machine is in storage)..... these are to hold large platters........ any recomended makes.....Nothing Chinese or Axminster thanks....... had something...
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    I'm just dumb.....

    Have tried many times to post some photo's but it all ends in tears.... is there just a simple way...... plus would like to add a photo to my avatar....... have tried to follow the forum page..... I have nobody to ask for help...... I dont know the meanings of the tech word and most of the...
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    re:- South African spice cupboard...

    forgive me if this is in the wrong place.......... have tried without luck to find the name via search engines.......plus I don't know anyone from that part of the world anymore..... and what little Africaans I learned has gone now..... when I lived in South Africa (30 years ago), there was a...
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    Planer heads

    anyone on here uses the Helical multi Carbide cutter head on their planer......... just fed up of sharpening mine....... got a quote for about £700 to convert my DEWALT D27300.......(this is from the US)....vat and import duties etc etc....... even thinking of getting one made...... ur thinking...
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    newbie

    Just to say hello.......and looking for some interesting topics to read...... Been around the wood job for a long time (now 71) and very active........ needed wood skills to make patterns for castings....that's to make new parts for antique cars, m/cycles and tractors......mostley pre...
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