Whitacrebespoke

Whitacrebespoke

Whitacrebespoke

886 posts, 16 followers and following 3
Jun 2014    Warwickshire Uk    Website

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A little something just for yourself.

As a professional woodwork I cannot remember the last time I made something just solely for my enjoyment (a gouge handle was the last thing I made myself in 2014) I have a very busy schedule in the coming months but I plan to take a weekend at...

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Mobile workbench advice required

Hi folks sorry for my long absence but things have been somewhat hectic here in what has been nicknamed the Chaos Shop by a good friend as part of this hectic life I’ve got a couple of jobs restoring Georgian sash windows, so the chaos needs to...

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Advice on finishes required

Does any one on this site have information on linseed oil paints? I’m trying to finish all my joinery in natural finishes I can cope with shellac and have landed in a really nice marine grade clear coat that’s not loaded with solvents but in...

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Whitacrebespoke

Weekly brief choices

Hi guys any one know what the weekly brief choices are about? How do we know what wins?

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Table saw safety "kickback"

Not normally being one for what would be known here in UK as a “safety sally” I’m now going to start a tablesaw safety topic. I have being using table saws in one form or another since I was about 15 and before that assisting my dad with the...

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Disappearing blog entry

Hi folks, It appears I’ve lost a blog entry I up loaded the photos Thursday night and created a very long blog entry now I cannot find it like it never existed even though it said blog entry succesful_

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Who uses Facebook?

Hi folks, How many of you lovely folks here use Facebook? I have set up a group on Facebook as a talk page for people involved in the woodworking and timber industry from forestry operators and saw millers up to high end cabinet guys if any one...

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Whitacrebespoke

How do you set down a plane?

So folks how do you set down your planes? Another photo that caused offence on face book recently was this one. So many comments of lay you plane on its side. In the shop growing up as a kid I’d get a clip round the ear for putting a plane on...

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Whitacrebespoke

Help required

Hi guys Is there any one on here that is in the uk? Better still in the Midlands? I’m looking for some one to help me catch up for around a month maybe a little more. Would prefer some one on work experience as I don’t have a massive budget...

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"Premium Power Tools" worth the money or over priced junk?

I have recently discovered a guy called AVE on YouTube who does very interesting tests on power tools. This guy is a home engineer and an electrical/ installation engineer by trade. He is not a woodwork. At this stage I’m sure your wondering if...

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Whitacrebespoke

Cordless drills?

Good morning folks hope every one is making shavings? At some point in the coming 12 months I’m going to have to replace 1 of my cordless combi drills/ impact drivers main through useless batteries. Over the years I’ve had several types of...

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Whitacrebespoke

Sharpening and maintenance.

Hi guys, as we all seem to live in a technologically advanced world these days and YouTube is the new night school I thought I share a few tips on tool care I’ve learnt over the years and bust a few myths about EASY sharpening. First myth to...

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Whitacrebespoke

Online woodworking/ tools rant.

Evening guys hope all are well and not to over come with festivities. Over the past two days inbetween relatives visiting and trashy TV I’ve watched a few YouTube videos as I like to see what others are up to and some times one picks up useful...

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Whitacrebespoke

Hand vs power tools?

Hi folks, when I’m not in the shop I like to watch you tube as I find it’s a good place to pick up methods of how and some times how not to do things and after all we learn all the time so I like to see other peoples shops and how they do things....

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Whitacrebespoke

The village carpenter

Hi Folks, Hope your all well and making plenty of shavings? I watch some of the woodworking videos on YouTube, mainly to be nosey at what other woodworkers make, what tools the use and how they make there projects. A few months back I...

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Whitacrebespoke

Palm/ small 1/4' router.

Hi folks, The switch on my trend T3e router has finally given up. It’s stuck in the on position thankfully so I can still use it in the short term to get the mountain of work done I have on the books. I plan to replace it as having a small...

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Whitacrebespoke

Bracing.

Hi Guys, Following several heated discussions with customers, architects and specifiers over the past few years regarding the correct bracing for gates, doors, benches, buildings ETC I thought I would start a topic to see what fellow wood...

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Whitacrebespoke

Replacement plane irons review favorite tool review

Hi guys just want to share some thoughts on replacement plane irons. One of my weaknesses are hand planes particularly vintage ones (I’ve only ever brought two brand new ones) often the vintage plane irons are worn out or battered I have restored...