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    Ian replied to the thread Makita Trimmer RT0700C router..
    Oh my word, that must have taken quite a bit of time to get those matching profiles - especially if you used a scratch stock and cut...
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    Ian reacted to Retired's post in the thread Makita Trimmer RT0700C router. with Like Like.
    Hi, Not routing but making mouldings a different way. Other methods of producing wooden moulds can also be used; our friend and...
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    Ian reacted to Retired's post in the thread Makita Trimmer RT0700C router. with Like Like.
    Hi, Thanks Ian; yes the cuts were excellent even going full depth in one pass which speeded the job up; by setting up the router as I...
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    Ian reacted to Retired's post in the thread Makita Trimmer RT0700C router. with Like Like.
    Hi, I openly confess I'm a tool/machinery junkie and there's no known cure and no help with rehabilitation either. about 40 years ago...
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    Ian replied to the thread Makita Trimmer RT0700C router..
    That's a really nice jig setup - I bet you got some nice cuts with those nice long guide rails. I've been tempted by a palm router for...
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    Ian reacted to Retired's post in the thread In the workshop at last. with Like Like.
    Hi, An update as the project has moved on a bit in between the rain. Both panels have been completely sealed with three coats of paint...
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    Ian reacted to Retired's post in the thread In the workshop at last. with Like Like.
    Hi, More progress on the panels; the routing has been completed and this morning I decided to seal the front of the ply panels with...
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    Ian reacted to Retired's post in the thread In the workshop at last. with Like Like.
    Hi, I finally wandered into the workshop this morning without a care in the world. I've spent months grafting in the gardens but have...
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    Ian reacted to Doghouse Riley's post in the thread Your hobbies with Like Like.
    I've just added a near sixty-year old "element" to my 51 year old jukebox. I'd been searching for this 45rpm record for some time, I...
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    Ian reacted to Retired's post in the thread Your hobbies with Like Like.
    Hi, Our immediate neighbour is moving house and has generously given us items she no longer wants; one item given to us is a metal...
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    Ian replied to the thread Digging bar..
    I've got that exact same bar in my garage - used it for removing laurel stumps (after doing 2 manually). What a difference it made :)...
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    Ian reacted to Retired's post in the thread Digging bar. with Like Like.
    Hi, I watched a YouTube video where a professional gardener was using a tool to remove stumps and boy he made it look easy; he just...
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    Ian reacted to Retired's post in the thread Broken roof tile repair. with Like Like.
    Hi, I managed to break the corner from one of our roof tiles; we have spare tiles but when I installed the roof 30 years ago I clipped...
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    Ian reacted to Silentrunning's post in the thread Crack on external wall with Like Like.
    I can tell you what NOT to do. Don’t spackle over it and ignore it. A part of your foundation is moving. The safest thing you can do is...
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    Ian reacted to Retired's post in the thread Pressure washing roof. with Like Like.
    Hi, You're most welcome. Only water was used but you need a pressure washer to give the high water pressure needed; Above is the...
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