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Member postings for derek willis 1

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Thread: Wooden Bench Screws
23/01/2019 09:46:02


I would try a silicone spray, sold in aerosol form, available from merchants and B&Q.

works for me for various similar applications.

Thread: What sort of glue is likely to be used to join these wood pieces together?
21/01/2019 09:46:32

Yeagh! that's what I found.

21/01/2019 09:46:31

Yeagh! that's what I found.

Thread: Belt Sander.. Branded or non branded one?
29/12/2018 09:46:01

One of the very best.


Thread: Removing rust from hand tools
26/12/2018 10:11:32

There was a video on here some years ago, about using a 12volt battery

and 2 electrodes connected placed either end of a tank of solution, place

tools in, and turn on. Must be on the internet, so search.


Thread: Crucible
15/12/2018 09:21:55

Gets better and better, very skilfull.


Thread: Tea Lights
04/12/2018 10:03:14

Well done Mike, a pity more people don't think like this.


Thread: Record player cabinet
28/11/2018 10:05:31

Very satisfying, and lasts forever.


Thread: Been a while
28/11/2018 10:03:10

Nice desk Al. Rustins makes a damn good finish very quickly, one of my favourites.


Thread: Show in the south
15/11/2018 09:30:37

The venue was too expensive thus making tickets and stand fees far too great for

traders and public alike. For me it took three hours to get there from west Oxfordshire

by train and a small fortune in fares, but a very enjoyable day, always bought something

good there too.


14/11/2018 09:26:34

We lost the best one at Ally Pally, so I don't think there is much, one, I believe at

one of the London race courses.

Thread: At The Going Down Of The Sun
01/11/2018 09:47:03

Great job Derek, you do some fine work.


Thread: Making panel cauls.
28/10/2018 11:43:53

panel cauls in use.jpgpanel cauls in use.jpgmaking panel cauls..jpg

Thread: Cabinet project - uneven boards
18/10/2018 09:29:21


That's a tall order wihout the right equipment, find a machine shop and get them

to thickness the boards for you.


Thread: Shabby chic vase
17/10/2018 09:29:35

A valiant effort Sam, very attractive.


Thread: Cheapo Dovetail jigs
26/09/2018 13:30:59


I can see the way you are thinking, I was the same, when i needed a jig

I was reluctant to spend a vast sum of money on the best, my cheapo jig

worked o/k but there are drawbacks to the more primitive jogs, as I found

out. They are more difficult to set up and use, but as it is probably a one off,

go for it, I did and you very soon get used to the us eof it.


Thread: Orbit or Belt Sander Which One?
16/09/2018 10:40:24

Here is an example of that of which I was speaking earlier, we don't get them like this any more.


Edited By derek willis 1 on 16/09/2018 10:40:53

Thread: Pergola
10/09/2018 09:44:51


It's a real pleasure to see a project carried out accurately, correctly and skillfully,

a credit to you, one that will last and last, something to be proud of.


Edited By derek willis 1 on 10/09/2018 09:45:16

Thread: Digger, Loader.
06/09/2018 13:20:55

Well, I guess we all have our way of doing things, best left alone.


05/09/2018 10:04:11

Yes a hole saw works, but soon gets blunt cutting 14 wheels through 18mm hardwood, (Beech)

and then you start to loose the finish, tried it.


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