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02-27-2015 08:45 PM

Sorely disapointing ,new to me big negative on this site - 54 replies

I open up many posts now to find that when I click on the blue underlined words which are in some posts, such as my teacher told me etc.Now all of them when opened go immediately to advertising around a British bank.Haven’t the bankers done enough to damage our lives? seriously this is not pleasent or acceptable to me.I can no longer read...

02-10-2015 12:25 PM

Smokers pipe making video see how this guy uses a circular saw? - 22 replies

Dangerous or what? I simply could not believe my eyes .Watch and please tell me what you think of his technique.Bordering on madness I think.Alistair https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xDclEWYEvE

02-06-2015 08:37 PM

anyone ever bought ,or designed an under door draught excluder - 22 replies

Hi I live in a big house over one hundred years old over looking the holy loch. It has avery large front door WIDE that is.There used to be a draught—rain extruder fitted in two parts .One to the bottom of the door and another to the floor beneath it to marry up when closed .I bought one a time back then in a moment of weakness gave it to ...

01-11-2015 05:57 PM

small open cabinet on wheels for metal storage in my machine shop - 4 replies

I would like you guys to offer me some of your design suggestions.I want to make a kind of tool tote style cabinet with perhaps though not necessary side handles,.It should be on wheels to drag out and return to where it came from. Ideally I want some tapered cabinet higher at the rear and lower at the front.fitted with sort of pidgeon holes as...

01-01-2015 08:38 PM

phew just got released. I was rushed into hosptal yet again! - 11 replies

I have been taken speedily by ambulance over on the ferry to be checked out by a large hospital on the other side of the water from our local hospital.Basically I developed very, (and I mean) very strong pains in my back midriff and side,It beacame almost unbearable and I was left on my couch groaning in agony.After telephoning my local doctor a...

12-22-2014 07:26 PM

Me and my very handsome three sons ! - 16 replies

Here I am a little while back taken at Christmas a few ago with my handsome three young sons.I love them all so much and am a very proud Dad.Don’t they look very handsome? I wish you all a very merryu Christmas and a happy new year from we in Scotland.

12-21-2014 04:30 PM

super glue question on topic - 14 replies

I bought a large quantity of both cyanoacrylate glue-super glue, and quite a few bottles of gorilla glue too.It has all gone rock solid in no time,and needs to be thrown out, a total waste of money.I have heard that if you leave it in the refridgerator over a period it stays good is that true? Alistair ps or any other ideas this stuff is not ch...

12-10-2014 07:21 PM

Hi Alistair here sorry for the delay in posting things I made! - 1 reply

Yes Bronwen and I are down with a bad virus/or bug anyway I will eventually try to post some of the things I have made over the years in the meantime heres stuff from five years ago to keep you on the boiil I will definitely post some very very soon LOL Alistair see here for some I posted five years ago.http://lumberjocks.com/SCOTSMAN/blog/17025

11-25-2014 03:27 PM

good news at last - 24 replies

I just got the all clear on the prostate cancer scare.It seems I am to be with you for a while yet. Sorry LOL anyway seems my liver bones etc are also all ok, Thanks for the kind words and encouragement. Your Pal Alistair

11-08-2014 06:23 PM

remember the old tablesaw I intended perhaps to malter to a sanding disc stationI found out it is an - 8 replies

American saw made in the good old U S A if you know anything then please let me know it says on it.F WESELMFG COBROOKLYN Wow is that not a complete turn up for the books ? I will try to look it up on the net. In the meantime if you have any added advice remember the blade stuck up from the bed and could not be lowered according to the design ex...

10-31-2014 07:37 PM

what to do with an old cast iron cabinet saw? - 9 replies

I think I might have asked this here before but anyway.My son Alistair gave me an old deadweight LOL cast iron table saw.It has currently by good design which has allowed it to been taken to about four or five large pieces for transporting it . It is a good saw belt driven but old. I don’t like the fact that the sawblade approx 12 inches c...

10-24-2014 06:34 PM

Old long wood bench for our kitchen? - 0 replies

We after many years or should I say Bronwen after many years, with my approval are both totally sick of fitted kitchens. She wants to have a bespoke kitchen made to her own wishes and design and I am in favor of that. These will be individual units,all made of solid wood not mdf or chipboard Hallelujah to that I concur. anyway one of the piece...

10-19-2014 06:11 PM

Please keep me in your thoughts for the next wee while. - 21 replies

I am currently undergoing exploratory procedures to see if I have prostate cancer or not.Had some checks now doc’s want me to go in for a biopsy .As all my symptoms and extreme pain when trying to urinate and a whole list of other problems seem to make him quite anxious.I have already had had the camera down the willy albeit that was a ...

10-11-2014 08:13 AM

Has anyone ever made a smokers pipe? - 3 replies

My old school pal Irvy (Irving) asked me if I had a pipe around, as he is looking for one to weed him off the cigarettes.I have some nice dense hardwood and have just ordered a nice mouthpiece has anyone ever made one of these stinky things LOL and could steer me in the correct direction please? I am an avid turner but for the life of me I cann...

10-11-2014 08:09 AM

anyone ever made a smokers pipe? - 5 replies

My old school pal Irvy (Irving) asked me if I had a pipe around, as he is looking for one to weed him off the cigarettes.I have some nice dense hardwood and have just ordered a nice mouthpiece has anyone ever made one of these stinky things LOL and could steer me in the correct direction please? I am an avid turner but for the life of me I cann...

10-04-2014 09:11 PM

Jet air filter I need a new remote control? - 5 replies

Hi I have a very large air filter made by axminster power tools UK which is a jet I am sure which they have stuck their own labels on .I need a remote control.They sell in the USA for $22 and that is £14. I cannot make head nor tail of the postage from the states it says free but that is only within the USA. Do you know who sell them I need one...

08-27-2014 07:47 PM

I know this is a woodworking site but I need help re this problem - 8 replies

I have a pipe cutter machine the main body of which is about the size of a ten inch—nine inch angle grinder.This was arcing very badly it is 110 volt.Anyway I took it apart as the brushes seemed to have plenty of life in them yet.The commutator was showing a groove where the brushes made contact.As said I took it apart and put it into my ...

08-18-2014 09:45 PM

Me again second question re dust collection? - 7 replies

Hi I wrote recently and explained that, I am about to design /make a practical dust/ fibre collector for my wood turning lathe as said the dust collector I have which is brand new unused so far apart from one trial run, which led me to understand that, as it is ,it simply won’t work.The dust collector has a the entrance port two actually ...

08-11-2014 07:18 PM

woodturning lathe desperately needed dust extraction? - 4 replies

I have three large dust extractors, the latest I bought new at Christmas and only once tried to use it on my lathe.It soon however choked itself on the stringy fibers produced when turning as the two four inch inlets which have an inbuilt caged guard on the inlets inside the both protruding pipes . My intention is therefore to make an in betw...

07-26-2014 09:12 PM

Please see this video these are my beliefs! there are more out ther of this topic - 8 replies

Over the last few years I have come to adopt Dr Pim Van Lommel from Holland Europe and many other scientists and lay people too on this subject. I accepted this a while back and have studied it a lot since and it has only reinforced my beliefs thinking I hope you enjoy it at least .Kindest regards Alistair https://www.google.co.uk/?gws_rd=s...

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