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    Good resources for first wardrobe build

    I'm embarking on my first fitted wardrobe build and looking for any good reference material to look at, any suggestions? It will be a triple wardrobe with 2 large drawers. I was planning on shaker style but with artificial rattan weave accents. Im a fan of Peter Millard's work and taken a lot...
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    Expensive lesson in rushing

    A couple of stupid mistakes made today on my festool mft. First, saw wasnt proper on the guide rail, shot across the rail and caused a pretty ugly scar in the rail Second, going from 45 degree cut using the fence to a 90 i left the rail pretruding past the splinter guard and cut through it...
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    110v or 240v?

    Apart from the need for a transformer are there any differences in performance between a 110v and 240v? 110v usually come up cheaper new
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    Work experience, learning and upping skills

    In my current employment I get a fixed 2 weeks off every 5. These are currently spent learning and building basics as well as general other tasks (childcare, general housework etc). Ultimately i would like to come away from the job im in at the minute, its not satisfying although well paid. Ive...
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    Isotunes or other Bluetooth ear protection

    Has anyone any experience with Isotunes? Theres mixed reviews. Any other recommendations for hearing protection with BT capability?
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    Which bench top thicknesser?

    Im in the market for a benchtop thicknesser. I hear good things about the Makita 2012NB and the slightly cheaper Metabo DH330. Any users out there? My heart says Makita although from what I understand the Metabo is wider. Any other suggestions?
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    Metal or wood?

    I have outgrown my small (very small) garden shed workshop and I am looking at something larger, around 15' x 8/10'. I am in the process of researching and have had a few people mention that metal produces condensation. The metal buildings i had found were cheaper and i had planned on...
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    Can you Joint on a router table?

    Ive seen plenty of vids about jointing on a table saw after thicknessing using a sled but I don't have a table saw (yet) and wondered if it can be achieved on router table with correct setup?
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    Advice on my first good set of chisels

    Ive been using the powerfix chisel set as recommended by Paul Sellars for a few years and im in the market for a set that will last me a while. Ive heard brilliant things about the Narex Richter range and like the small edge bevel ala Lie Nielsen. Has anyone got any other recommendations of ones...
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    Multi Angle Kumiko Jig

    I made this Kumiko jig from Walnut and Oak. Contains the 3 major angles for basic patterns. Was a joy working with walnut. Finished with BLO and Briwax
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    Preserving birch ply edge

    I am in the midst of constructing some cupboards for my camper and using 18mm birch ply. I want to preserve the ply edging with staining the faces. I wanted to to use Rubio exterior stain and osmo poly satin on the edges. Are there any tips for keeping those lines clean?
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    Erbauer biscuit jointer

    So i recently picked up an erbauer biscuit jointer but im hqving a few issues with getting the hole centralised on the stock. No matter how i i adjust the depth or reference off the bottom face of the jointer the hole always ends up near the top of the piece. I had been testing it on 12mm ply...
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    Dewalt router and track guide

    Im looking for a router track guide for my Dewaly 1/4" Xr router. Theres a few on ebay that fit various tracks (i have the erbauer plunge saw) but i wondered it theres any router guides with fine adjustments?
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    Mitre saw in a small shed

    Hi, im new to the forum and relatively new to woodworking. I have a small 10' x 8' pent roof workshop which i am trying to organise into a smarter workspace as i would like a jobsote table saw. My main issue is my oversized sliding mitre saw! I dont use it nearly enough but still usefull to have...