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MikeJhn

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It you haven't already got them all the attachments for a Fein Multi tool, the rubber shaped sanding blocks to get into chamfered T&G is a life saver, Multi hole sanding attachment with Abranet discs are amazing for the lack of dust when attached to a shop vac.

A roofing square used mine so much I bought two other size's.
 

Graham Brazier

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Rubio monocoat training day it’s about £50 , fun day playing with stains etc and learning about the product chatting with like minded people and you get a few free gifts and £50 voucher when I went

Maybe not a tool but was fun
 

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I have a birthday coming up and relatives have been asking my wife what to get me as a present. What do you get the man who has everything? I have all the tools I need but are there tools out there that I don’t necessarily need but would be nice to have. Any suggestions for tools costing under £100?
You might need to expand your horizons as to what you want to make, then you might find you NEED some different tools.
 

Doris

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I have a birthday coming up and relatives have been asking my wife what to get me as a present. What do you get the man who has everything? I have all the tools I need but are there tools out there that I don’t necessarily need but would be nice to have.

Question 1. Got a Wood Turning lathe? Yes
Question 2. Got an Engineers lathe? Yes
Question 3. Got a Watchmakers lathe? Yes
Question 4. Got a Pole lathe? Yes

Steak and Chips

This is the list I'm working through for my hubby, currently at question 2 still, there's so many things you can buy for an engineers lathe I'm finding. One day he'll get steak and chips for his birthday.
 

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Question 1. Got a Wood Turning lathe? Yes
Question 2. Got an Engineers lathe? Yes
Question 3. Got a Watchmakers lathe? Yes
Question 4. Got a Pole lathe? Yes

Steak and Chips

This is the list I'm working through for my hubby, currently at question 2 still, there's so many things you can buy for an engineers lathe I'm finding. One day he'll get steak and chips for his birthday.
Buy a metal milling machine.
If you have a metal lathe , you might find a mill complimentary
Cost a bit more than 100 quid ! But are you up to the learning challenge ?
 

Doris

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Buy a metal milling machine.
If you have a metal lathe , you might find a mill complimentary
Cost a bit more than 100 quid ! But are you up to the learning challenge ?
Yeah Hubby bought that before I could.
 

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Pyrography is an interesting string too the woodworkers bow. A good kit is around £100.
Tony
 

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Is there a tool you use often that is just a cheapy - upgrading that to something really nice means you have something you wouldn’t have bought but will use.
 

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I keep my spare bubbles by the left handed screwdrivers and tartan paint. I once found I only had a short stand to hand, so sent a bloke to ask for a long stand. He came back empty handed about an hour later, still confused!
Ah but what about your buff sparks?
 

gregmcateer

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Question 1. Got a Wood Turning lathe? Yes
Question 2. Got an Engineers lathe? Yes
Question 3. Got a Watchmakers lathe? Yes
Question 4. Got a Pole lathe? Yes

Steak and Chips

This is the list I'm working through for my hubby, currently at question 2 still, there's so many things you can buy for an engineers lathe I'm finding. One day he'll get steak and chips for his birthday.
You sound like the perfect wife - could I give your details to my good lady, so she can start to learn the importance of more tools! 😄
 

Wood&StuffLtd

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Things that bring me pleasure but are not necessary
Nice pencil sharpener
Self rotating propelling pencil
Bluetooth ear defenders
Moleskine sketchbook

I got a Knew concepts fretsaw as a present and I don't get on with it very well, so wouldn't recommend one of those.
Also a Fisher Space Pen. It doesnt leak at 32000ft, writes on most surfaces even when wet and I carry one all the time.
 

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INCRA Precision Rules/Protractors.

No more parallax error! Easily work to 0.5mm accuracy.

Both bought from woodworkersworkshop
 

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