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  • 21William's Avatar
    Today, 10:04
    21William replied to a thread Abrasive Paste in Off Topic Forum
    Just to round this off, there are more than a couple of these products available in the UK but the foreign made ones can be rather expensive.
    14 replies | 174 view(s)
  • Dalboy's Avatar
    Today, 07:04
    Dalboy replied to a thread Abrasive Paste in Off Topic Forum
    21William I did not reply last night as I was tired. But I think we will leave it as that we agree to disagree. As you know this is a friendly site...
    14 replies | 174 view(s)
  • alpha1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:01
    alpha1 replied to a thread Abrasive Paste in Off Topic Forum
    I use it all the time its cheap as chips and lasts for ever.
    14 replies | 174 view(s)
  • 21William's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:21
    21William replied to a thread Abrasive Paste in Off Topic Forum
    Another quick video. https://youtu.be/VmW9xjWdkts
    14 replies | 174 view(s)
  • 21William's Avatar
    Yesterday, 13:58
    21William replied to a thread Abrasive Paste in Off Topic Forum
    As I said earlier I donít buy abrasive wax, Iíve just made a couple of small batches for myself and some friends so no need for you to worry about my...
    14 replies | 174 view(s)
  • Dalboy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:21
    Dalboy replied to a thread Abrasive Paste in Off Topic Forum
    Why would you want a substance that after you have sanded to a good finish would need more sanding and in the process put a wax on the piece that you...
    14 replies | 174 view(s)
  • Bill Mooney's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:46
    Customer service is second to none. I’ve dealt with Axi since 1982 & never had a problem. Another firm I’ve never had a problem with is Snainton...
    2 replies | 71 view(s)
  • Bill Mooney's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:36
    Bill Mooney replied to a thread Oh My Word in Off Topic Forum
    Welcome to Rip Off Britain. I think we’re all in the same boat. :vangry:
    4 replies | 78 view(s)
  • Bill Mooney's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:29
    Bill Mooney replied to a thread Abrasive Paste in Off Topic Forum
    I make & use my own sanding wax which gives a better finish than just dry sanding. After sanding I always put a coat of cellulose sanding sealer on...
    14 replies | 174 view(s)
  • 21William's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:09
    21William replied to a thread Abrasive Paste in Off Topic Forum
    Lots of videos on YouTube of how to do it but most of them make it look harder than it is. I make small batches in an old soup tin. I just put it in...
    14 replies | 174 view(s)
  • pittswood's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:43
    I never had any problems with the customer service from Axminster. It's just a shame that others cannot take a leaf out of their books. Wouldn't it...
    2 replies | 71 view(s)
  • Neil's Avatar
    23-06-22, 21:09
    Neil replied to a thread Total confusion in Casting
    David, I’ve been threatening the world with some resin and made the jump into the messy world. And boy was it messy. It was never going to work...
    6 replies | 185 view(s)
  • Garno's Avatar
    23-06-22, 20:19
    Garno replied to a thread Oh My Word in Off Topic Forum
    We are just over £280 in credit and they have said they could only give back £100 as they like to keep 1 months payment in the account :thinks: We...
    4 replies | 78 view(s)
  • Harry's Avatar
    23-06-22, 19:50
    Harry replied to a thread Total confusion in Casting
    Hi David, I have been casting labels and Chiyogami paper for a few years now and have sorted out the problems I had at the start. I will take you...
    6 replies | 185 view(s)
  • Morse's Avatar
    23-06-22, 18:02
    Morse replied to a thread Oh My Word in Off Topic Forum
    I was in credit with one supplier. They refunded it £0.12. Dave
    4 replies | 78 view(s)
  • flexi's Avatar
    23-06-22, 17:41
    flexi replied to a thread Oh My Word in Off Topic Forum
    We were in credit with our Gas supplier by quite a bit my wife asked for it back and they put our standing order up, :thinks: If we are over paying...
    4 replies | 78 view(s)
  • flexi's Avatar
    23-06-22, 17:11
    Hi All, Axminster have an outstanding customer service, sometimes you cannot believe the service.... Well I have a Veritas marking gauge, had it...
    2 replies | 71 view(s)
  • mkenny28's Avatar
    23-06-22, 16:46
    mkenny28 replied to a thread Sierra Pen Issue in Turning Pens
    oh yes, i have a few "house pens". think i might not be helping the situation running drill bits down the tube to clear away excess epoxy. gonna try...
    5 replies | 106 view(s)
  • mkenny28's Avatar
    23-06-22, 16:44
    mkenny28 replied to a thread Abrasive Paste in Off Topic Forum
    Wow, never even thought about making my own. worth a wee shot ha ha, cheers
    14 replies | 174 view(s)
  • Garno's Avatar
    23-06-22, 14:56
    Garno started a thread Oh My Word in Off Topic Forum
    Just want to moan for a few seconds. Just received an email from Octopus who are our energy supplier. They just wanted to let me know that they...
    4 replies | 78 view(s)
  • pittswood's Avatar
    23-06-22, 14:09
    pittswood replied to a thread Abrasive Paste in Off Topic Forum
    i agree with Dalboy, good sandpaper, with good sanding procedures, should be all that's needed to perfect a good finish on any wood. Kelvin
    14 replies | 174 view(s)
  • Penpal's Avatar
    23-06-22, 10:41
    Two clever pens. Such a lot of make time needs this kind of skill.
    8 replies | 120 view(s)
  • Penpal's Avatar
    23-06-22, 10:38
    Penpal replied to a thread Abrasive Paste in Off Topic Forum
    Boill and bubble formulas do work,are cheap,we seem to be lured by big names IMHO.
    14 replies | 174 view(s)
  • Penpal's Avatar
    23-06-22, 10:34
    Penpal replied to a thread Sierra Pen Issue in Turning Pens
    A position of mistrust shared by all of us.
    5 replies | 106 view(s)
  • Penpal's Avatar
    23-06-22, 10:31
    Penpal replied to a thread Rings in Other Things We Turn Or Make
    Problem making rings is which ring sizes sell? :thinks:
    3 replies | 72 view(s)
  • Penpal's Avatar
    23-06-22, 10:29
    Penpal replied to a thread Final two Delta's in Wood Turned Pens
    I love grain here it is Mark. :thumbs::thumbs:
    5 replies | 78 view(s)
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