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Member postings for Julian

Here is a list of all the postings Julian has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

Thread: christmas greetings
20/12/2014 16:30:29

It's that time of year again isn't it - very happy Christmas and New Year to you all -- Julian

Thread: Pocket Hole Jigs
20/12/2014 16:28:47

Hi David, never tried them on MDF but on pine they give a very strong joint. edges need to be perfectly square and apply a little glue. I have the Kreg Jig. -- Julian

Thread: Started the winter projects!
24/10/2014 12:30:29

Many thanks for that, this is the way that I was going to fit the new ones but rather than use oval nails I was going to glue in wooden dowel pins to fix the t&g to the rails. Not sure what your thoughts are on this ? Julian

Thread: Router table set up
23/10/2014 19:29:50

Hi David, I have two Erbauer 1/2" routers and the one attached to the table is exactly as Ron describes, cable tie and NVR switch. Julian

Thread: Electrical wiring help
23/10/2014 19:27:24

Hi Andrew, If your Table Saw is double insulated and does not require an earth then it doesn't matter. That said it is definitely not good practice to wire the wrong way round as a lot of safety devices are balanced between the neutral and earth so it could cause problems under fault conditions. I would wire correctly after consulting the manual as a matter of course. Julian

Thread: teak rememberance bowl.
23/10/2014 19:22:52

Nice display piece Dennis, they should not be put in a drawer and forgotten about. - Julian

Thread: Started the winter projects!
23/10/2014 19:21:06

Hi Mailee -- Nice looking Gate, funnily enough I have been asked to make a few garden gates as well but not being a pro in this area I have just been fixing the lower panel into a rebate with some pins. Although the timber is well sealed against the weather I was wondering how it should be done professionally so that there is no water collection point at the base of the gate.

Thread: what glue
04/10/2014 20:23:18

Hi Dennis -- When ever I have seen Norm use Teak he has removed the oil with Thinners then as Derek has said just used PVA. Let us know how you get on ( it may take a few years to fail mind ! ) -- Julian

Thread: bur oak
23/09/2014 13:29:49

Blimy Dennis, what type of antique shop do you go to !! nice bowls by the way. -- Julian

Thread: Thank you Axminster
23/09/2014 13:26:12

Hi Dennis -- Tuesday 13:23 and just finished bolting down and fitting together. The wife has to put up with odd thing staying overnight, we are both involved in so many activities that we are as bad as each other.drill press 2.jpg

22/09/2014 20:46:26

Back in the February Woodworker there was a competition to win a couple of Pillar Drill Presses supplied by Axminster Tools, well imagine my surprise when on Friday I had a phone call from a girl at Axminster telling me that I was the lucky winner of the Hobby Series Floor mounted drill press. Well it arrived today a bit battered around the lid but otherwise ok, I have straightened the metalwork so the lid now fits again and looking for a space in the workshop to fit it (job for tomorrow). So thank you Woodworker and Axminster Tools.pillar drill.jpg

Thread: Piano girls
27/06/2014 10:07:39

Hi Robert -- I think these are wonderful. Are the patterns generally available ? would dearly like to see a WIP on this sort of thing. Julian

Thread: Yandles Spring Show
27/06/2014 10:02:37

Looks I've missed the Yandles Spring Show as it was on 5-6th Sept !! face 24

Thread: Nikos Siragas demo
23/06/2014 11:03:55

Hi Dennis -- I am sure you will pick up a few tips as we all do at these events even if it's only in presentation but put those tips into your demo and it will transform the day for you. -- Julian

Thread: teak square bowl
09/06/2014 19:36:07

Dennis -- Glad you take it in good humour as it's meant, I do like the bowl and did have a go at turning one after looking at this post first time around, I had a piece of walnut given to me that was about the right size and got the gouges razor sharp but there was so much tearout on the end grain that I gave up on it. I will try again though with a piece of sycamore or something similar just to see how it turns out. Hope the fingers repair quickly -- Julian

09/06/2014 11:40:19

Hey Dennis ! with all your experience you should know better than that. Glad the damage is not too bad and that the bowl wasn't damaged either.

Thread: Where to get planer drive belt
09/06/2014 11:36:42

Hi Michael and welcome to the forum. I don't know where you are but I should try looking on the interweb for a local bearing supplier and contact them, most will also supply drive belts of any design, shape or size. My local one is called antifriction components. Hope you get sorted out soon. -- Julian

Thread: Denis candle sticks and photographing
01/06/2014 15:21:56

You can get some nice little light boxes on the net at a very good price click here

The results are very good, it has been suggested to me to use the modern low energy bulbs and use the box as the defuser and yes no flash.

01/06/2014 15:20:52

You can get some nice little light boxes on the net at a very good price click here

The results are very good, it has been suggested to me to use the modern low energy bulbs and use the box as the defuser and yes no flash.

Thread: First Hand Made Project
29/04/2014 10:06:59

Hi Gareth -- Thanks for posting the picture, a very good first attempt. You will always remember your first project especially one that has had a lot of time taken over it to get the details right. I must admire you though for being allowed to set up a workshop in your living room and not a shaving in sight devil --- Julian

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