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Forum: The Finishing Touch   11-08-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,394
Posted By TheOakDude
Tung Oil every time

Hi there,
I have used both. For me Tung Oil every time. Make sure you get the real stuff though.
1st coat 50/50 with white spirit. Same for next coat. Then you can try a 75%Tung with 25%white...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   08-13-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,605
Posted By TheOakDude
Thanks everyone, it seems I just needed to know...

Thanks everyone,
it seems I just needed to know the right term.....Grub screw. Sorted, millions of every size on e bay.
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   08-13-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,605
Posted By TheOakDude
where to buy insert plate levelling screw

Hi there,
I have stupidly dropped a levelling screw from my insert plate onto workshop floor, which has somehow eaten it. Nowhere to be seen.
Its the type with hex socket inside. Tiny thing....
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   07-21-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheOakDude
Very impressed with DW625, strong motor and...

Very impressed with DW625, strong motor and genuinely built like a tank, no wobbly bits..........I imediately missed the braked motor of the makita but hey, also doesnt have ability to adjust height...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   07-17-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheOakDude
Bit of a strange post Neil.....confused, please...

Bit of a strange post Neil.....confused, please explain further what you are talking about..
thanks
Paul
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   07-10-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 952
Posted By TheOakDude
I love tung oil....

Jerry,
I love nothing better than giving some beautiful wood the tung oil treatment. I have found nothing yet which brings out colour and texture like it.
Especially if you take your time and dont...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   07-10-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheOakDude
Angry Bob was right!!!!!

Courier arriving in the AM to collect the spanking new Makita, in return for DW625 and an evolution 3 saw blade and 3 bessey duoclamps 45cm, still, I feel dissapointed.............I really thought...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   07-08-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheOakDude
Hi Phil, toolstop, they were the best price I...

Hi Phil,
toolstop, they were the best price I could find when I bought, 289.00 but it seems to have gone up a lot. Can get DW625ek for 225 there also. They have been really very very good with...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   07-08-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheOakDude
Price for rp2301 fcx now gone up to...

Price for rp2301 fcx now gone up to 336.00.....Barking mad
I really do like the router but cant seem to accept the fact that I may be stuck with a wobbly handle ongoing, not for that kind of money....
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   07-06-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheOakDude
Bob was right!!!!!

OK guys are you ready for this.
Received a spanking new Makita RP2301FCX via courier this am. Not bad turnaround to be honest. BUT.......and this is where it gets somewhat unbelievable.......
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   06-28-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheOakDude
Thanks indeed Mike, I have been able to...

Thanks indeed Mike,
I have been able to approach this whole thing knowing that you are there to help should it be required. It has enabled me to not be angry, rather more patient in my dealings. ...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   06-28-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheOakDude
How much is a 2.1kw 1/2 in router from...

How much is a 2.1kw 1/2 in router from festool??????
Makita was 289.00 now going for 319.00.
If I was a pro user, maybe, but I suspect I could buy a new Hang glider for the price of a festool. I...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   06-28-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheOakDude
the plot thickens

OK guys here we go.
My router was returned today.....i think..wow that was quick.
It hasnt been touched. still exactly the same problem as it went out with.?????????
Called supplier and he is...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   06-25-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheOakDude
Thanks guys, probably will do this if it...

Thanks guys,
probably will do this if it happens again.
Its a spanking new piece of kit, this shouldnt happen on a top of the line tool.
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   06-25-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,045
Posted By TheOakDude
Maybe Bobj3 was right

Hi there,
seems I may have got it wrong........
After me singing the praises of Makita.
Only 2 months after purchase of rp2301fcx the power handle came loose, sent it back and it was returned...
Forum: Show N' Tell   05-28-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,763
Posted By TheOakDude
Very nice indeed. I too desperately now need to...

Very nice indeed. I too desperately now need to do something sililar.
Good job.
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   05-28-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,156
Posted By TheOakDude
Hi Keith, nice job. I also would appreciate...

Hi Keith,
nice job. I also would appreciate some detail about this fence as I am about to do mine. I will use some of your ideas and match it up with my own.
thanks
Paul
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   05-21-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,701
Posted By TheOakDude
New ones from either De Walt, Makita or best yet...

New ones from either De Walt, Makita or best yet Metabo 315mm blade offer unbelievable accuracy and functionality.
Clearly depends upon your budget/amount of use you will put it to, to warrant...
Forum: Show N' Tell   05-13-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By TheOakDude
Very nice indeed....well done. Thanks for...

Very nice indeed....well done.
Thanks for showing.
Paul
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   05-09-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,013
Posted By TheOakDude
Sorry Judge Mike, English slang term......I...

Sorry Judge Mike,
English slang term......I didnt get any template with my plate so had to make my own guide.
Forum: Lobby   05-01-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,699
Posted By TheOakDude
Richard...... Harry can discuss whatever he...

Richard......
Harry can discuss whatever he likes here in the LOBBY, if you dont like it......
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   05-01-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,556
Posted By TheOakDude
Yes it was indeed, no worries I will find...

Yes it was indeed, no worries I will find another, I was hoping to get it for 400. You have a good bit of kit there at a bargain price. Enjoy
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   05-01-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By TheOakDude
Big question is what are you going to be using it...

Big question is what are you going to be using it for, personally prefer the cabinet saw type but as I say, dependent upon proposed usage.
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   05-01-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,556
Posted By TheOakDude
unfortunately was pipped at the post so will have...

unfortunately was pipped at the post so will have to start looking again.
Forum: Lobby   04-29-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By TheOakDude
Leave the original bucket intact....Take a copy...

Leave the original bucket intact....Take a copy and organise that.
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