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    A jig for cutting logs for house signs and numbers.

    Hi everyone, I am looking for a bit of advise, I am hoping to make some house signs out of logs but want to leave the bark on or the natural edge, do anyone know of a link to where I could find out how to slice the logs using a bandsaw and maybe construct a jig, many thanks Matt.
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    Advice wanted for Harware for jewllery boxes.

    Hi everyone, could someone let me know where the best place in the uk is to purchase hardware such as hinges, locks ect for making jewlerry boxes? many thanks Matt
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    Davan pyrography, contact details wanted please.

    Hi everyone, I am looking at buying a new pyrography machine and I have been told that Davan machine is the best or one of the best do anyone know of the contact details or where I can find them for this machine, regards Matt.
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    Which pyrography is best?

    Hi everyone, i'm sure this question as been asked before but just to make sure can someone advise me which is the best pyrograhy machine is the best to go for as I currently use a janik model and am not getting on very well with it, someone as said the Davan machine is one of the best but i'm...
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    Help- need a tenon cutter for making rustic furniture.

    Hi everyone, I am going to try my hand at making some rustic furniture and am looking to buy a tenon cutter, my question is what size should I be using to make the tenons on average size chairs, coffee tables, benches ect, any help would be much appreciated, regards Matt
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    Help needed buying tenon cutters please.

    Hi everyone, I am going to try my hand at making some rustic furniture and am looking to buy a tenon cutter, my question is what size should I be using to make the tenons on average size chairs, coffee tables, benches ect, any help would be much appreciated, regards Matt.
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    Help with making rustic swing seat

    Hi everyone and hope you are all well, I have been given a large sweet chestnut log which I'm hoping to chainsaw down to make into a seat and then use some lengths of branches/logs about 5 inches thick and about 7 feet long to use as the frame, this is something I have never attempted before and...
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    Tool identification please

    Can someone tell me what this is please, I found it in my father in-laws tool box, the handle is about 4 inches long and the blade is about 5 inches long, the left side of the blade looks like it could of been sharpened at some point, cheers! Matt.
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    FOR SALE: Oak dresser "fully restored" from Plymouth

    Hi guys I have this oak dresser that someone gave me and it was in a very poor state and in need of repair so I spent many evenings restoring it and was hoping to sell it, The thing is I was hoping someone can give me some idea of how old it is and what country its from and the value, I would...
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    How to make a wooden draining board for belfast sink please.

    Hi everyone, I have been asked to make a wooden drainer for a friends belfast sink but never made one and don't have a clue where to start "what wood" "glue" finish" ect, would anyone be kind enough to give me some idea's or perhaps a site where I can find the right info, any advise will be...
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    What finish is best for wooden garage doors?

    Hi Guy's hope you are all well, I recently made a set of garage doors for my father in-law, I made a frame of 2x2 and faced it with 12mm ply and then had to give it about 6 or 7 coats of Danish oil, my question is did I do right? should I have used Danish oil? or could there have been a better...
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    Nitromors on ebay?

    Hi everyone, thanks to all those that have helped lately and I have another question if someone can help, I need to strip back a old desk but have noticed on a lot of posts on the forum say that nitro-mors is no longer being manufactured, although after looking on ebay they seem to be selling it...
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    HELP Needed! collar size for router to use on dovetail jig

    Hi everyone, me again! I went ahead and bought a dovetail jig but have no idea what size collar I will need to use with the router, do I measure the gap between the teeth and will that be the size of the collar I need? the gap is 12mm or 0.47" so if anyone out there as got a collar that they...
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    Dovetail jig identifacation

    Hi everyone, I have the chance to buy a dovetail jig and have attached a pic to see, the thing is I was hoping someone could tell me the manufacturer so as I can find a manual, best wishes Matt
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    Screwfix Dovetail Jig advise

    Hi everyone, I am on a very small budget and needs to buy a dovetail jig and came acoss this one on screwfix:12" dovetail jig, Product Code: 17062 Can anyone give there advise on quality and price, or could I find a better deal elsewhere, best wishes Matt.
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    Advise on striping back old oak.

    Hi everyone, hope you are all well, I have a couple of questions which I hope someone will point me in the right direction, I have been giving a old oak dresser which I hope to strip back to bare wood and put a clear wax finish on it but I am not sure what finish is currently on it, I know it is...
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