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Member postings for Nigel Bennett

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Thread: Clock works
13/04/2009 23:48:55
Thanks Lads.
13/04/2009 23:48:31
Thanks Lads.
10/04/2009 23:55:54
Thanks for all the replies lads,there are very special clocks to my wife they are all one off by a local artist . we don't want a noisy mechanism ,lime the clock I have in my workshop!
Bought from Ikea it sounds as loud as my coffee grinder!
Thanks again Nigel.

Edited By Nigel Bennett on 10/04/2009 23:56:55

10/04/2009 10:51:02
HI Guys my wife would lime me repair her clock ,where can I get a new mechanism from ? Thanks Nigel.

Thread: Axminster planes
08/04/2009 23:54:21
I make that about £31.00 per cubic feet ? Does that sound about right?
Thread: Dovetail Jig and Router problems
08/04/2009 23:28:37
Are you sure its an 8 mm shank? could be 5/16 if it was supplied with the jig !
Thread: Axminster planes
08/04/2009 23:23:38
Hi gareth,slightly off subject but may I ask how much the Western Red Cedar cost?
Regards Nigel.
Thread: Bird box
07/03/2009 20:15:26
Thank you all for advice as regards the design & positioning of the box one of my friends
has had some sucsess in Tits adopting his box and producing sevral clutch's .
He has also videod the event via a web camhere. My intension to to make a new box for him and myself.
Is popular a good wood for the project?
Regards Nigel.
05/03/2009 22:21:09
Thanks Baz, so i may not need to treat them at all? So what wood was my patio bench made from! I treated it ever year,put away in the winter and the seat slats still   rotted at the tenons! What native hard woods?
05/03/2009 19:57:08
Hi all I intend to make some Tit  boxes,stop it stop now!  OK seriously i would like to make them from a timber that won't need excessive treatment each year .
I may stain some of them but on the whole I would like to keep them natural looking, my initial thoughts are red cedar?Suggestions welcome,.
Thanks Nigel
Thread: Nigel's vise
02/03/2009 21:36:20
Hi OPJ  that's the good part £45.00 inc p&p EBay ,sweeeet!
01/03/2009 22:31:43
I have been looking for one of these since I first got my bench,with the very poor vices 
fitted to it I have struggled .Regards
Vice primed
Thread: Mr Maguire's Work bench
06/02/2009 07:58:30
That be all them CASH jobs roofers do off the books! NOt like us Motor Engineers,we DONT do any jobs off the books.
05/02/2009 22:35:37
We Richard,I certainly dont think it'll need bolting down!
Regards Nigel.
p.s love your legs!
Thread: New Site Platform Now Live
14/01/2009 22:01:10
 Where's the spell checker guys?  I'm using Firefox at the momment.
13/01/2009 22:59:32
What no spill cheker?
Thread: acrylic
06/01/2009 23:00:00
Hi Dauid look in your area for commercial sign makers ,regards Nigel.
Thread: wainscoting
05/01/2009 07:21:00
Hi Sam, if your intent on doing this with  MDF  and are going to route to produce a raised panel, there is a specific type of MDF called deep router. Deeprouting MDF Regards Nigel.
Thread: Neighbours garden gate.jpg
21/12/2008 21:47:00

Hi all,this is the gate I made some ten years ago with the help & guidance of my neighbour who is a retired joiner. This is the method he was taught when he was an apprentice. All the braces have chamfered top faces to shed water.The top of the gate has a cap,once again to shed water. The gate is made from T&G from Wickes some form of Baltic pine I presume. It's all held together with galvanized screws,it seems to have stood the test of time !
Thread: quality of super market fuel
06/12/2008 09:37:00

Hi the basic reason is the super markets have the fuel they sell blended to retail at the price point they intend to retail it at. Don't fool yourselves in to thinking that they are discounting the fuel because you shop there; their  forecourt's also make profit.

The reason I advise my customers to avoid super market fuel is because of the many contamination issues with the product .I could go on!


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