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1 day ago

motor for disc sander pics? - 1 reply

Hi could some help with the correct way to wire this motor? i got it from my old tumble dryer, I have had it turning , by connecting any of the 3 wires!!! one wire connected, to the live (brown wire from plug) + one wire connected ,to the blue (neutral wire from plug ) power supply is coming from a cable with a plug fitted, i also had ...

129 days ago

minmax sc3 10" sliding table saw 1996 model - 1 reply

Hi can anyone tell me how to setup the scoring blade on the sc3 mini max sliding table saw 1996 model, i have just bought a second hand one, I cant figure out how to get the scoring blade to turn , is it belt driven? if anyone one has one of these saws and has a picture of the setup so that i can see how to get it turning with the motor that wou...

175 days ago

tv alcove units price guide - 4 replies

Hi Guys Have been recently asked to price for a job 2 built-in alcove units either side of a chimney breast, Made from mdf and painted similar to this pic.i would appreciate your input on what to charge each unit will be 4ft 1/2 foot wide by 7ft high spray finish in white I figure it will take no more than €220 in material only looking f...

195 days ago

Newel post ends - 4 replies

Hi can anyone help ? I am making a candy cart, I am using newel posts for the front legs with theAcorns cut of at the top, this leaves we with the square 10” block with the rounded corner shaped end grain at the top and the rest of the turned section remaining , now I need two blocks for the opposite corners which I am making from 4̶...

235 days ago

dining chair construction and upholstery help - 6 replies

Hi guys Can anyone help me with the construction of the back of this chair and best how to fit/attach the upholstery panel. I have been searching for a elegant dining chair for some time now and my wife is set on these ones, which are very expensive.I just want to get to grips on how best to go about it before i breakout any timber or sta...

556 days ago

spray finish indoors (paint) - 21 replies

Hi can anyone help me , I have recently fitted some MDF TV units, window seat and display cases for a client, they where fitted unpainted as the client wanted to finish them herself . (i am not the best painter anyway) now she is trying to get them sprayed , no painter is willing to spray them, they are all saying they should have been sprayed b...

603 days ago

wooden gate construction #2 - 5 replies

Hi Lads Another problem i have came across now is how to drill holes in a arched brace for my gate project , as showen in this pic, http://hbpaynter.co.uk/news/latest-news/diary-of-a-gate-installation.php/attachment/hbp_diary_05 . Are the holes drilled before the arch is constructed or after? i really dont know how they do this and how get it a...

605 days ago

Wooden Gate Arch Construction - 8 replies

Hi lads Need a bit of help here ! this is a pic of a gate that i would like to make for my driveway http://www.agdsystems.co.uk/UserFiles/Image/Timber%20swing%20gates/Cambridge-1.jpg Now my drive way entrance is 14ft wide with 4ft high stone pillars each side , so i will be making 2 timber gates, appox 4ft x 7ft, in , now i am wondering how to ...

605 days ago

wooden gate arch - 4 replies

Hi lads Need a bit of help here ! this is a pic of a gate that i would like to make for my driveway http://www.agdsystems.co.uk/UserFiles/Image/Timber%20swing%20gates/Cambridge-1.jpg Now my drive way entrance is 14ft wide with 4ft high stone pillars each side , so i will be making 2 timber gates, appox 4ft x 7ft, in , now i am wondering how to g...


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