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 Hello :) - Source SourceHello :)
 on Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:46 am

WELCOME

Hello :)

Hi,

Polish Londoner here. Just getting into DIY. I've managed to ask some silly and repeated questions already. ::b Overexcitement I guess.
I hope to learn woodworking and teach my kids and the future.

Regards,
Kris

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 Lild tools - Sunday 29th October - Source SourceLild tools - Sunday 29th October
 on Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:14 pm

Bargain Tools

Lild tools - Sunday 29th October

Some very inexpensive stuff is coming up.
Corded hammer drill £17.99
Drill stand £17.99
Cordless drill £39.99

https://www.lidl-flyer.com/en-GB/?_ga=2 ... er/page/24

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Post by C1REX
 Loft conversion insulation U values - Source SourceLoft conversion insulation U values
 on Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:11 pm

Building Forum



Loft conversion insulation U values

The new rafters have been spec'd (sort of) as 125mm deep (sistered to 75mm truss rafters)
Its tar paper/felt, so a 50mm air gap has been allowed, then 75mm cellotex, then 32.5 insulated plasterboard over the lot, so a total of 100mm of insulation.

Putting ...

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Post by Hitch
 Plunge base for GKF600 - Source SourcePlunge base for GKF600
 on Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:59 pm

Tool Talk



Plunge base for GKF600

Does anyone know if the Katsu/Makita knock off plunge bases will fit the bosch GKF600 router? They are about half the price so would be a nice little saving if so.

If not, I am trying to decide whether to sell the GKF600 and buy a ...

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Post by Rorschach
 Worcester Bosch heating staying on, faulty thermostat? - Source SourceWorcester Bosch heating staying on, faulty thermostat?
 on Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:01 pm

Central Heating & Boilers



Worcester Bosch heating staying on, faulty thermostat?

After attempting to turn the heating back on after the summer I noticed the batteries had gone dead in thermostat (MT10RF mechanical thermostat) I've replaced the batteries and synced it back up with the boiler (Worcester Bosch Greenstar)

The boiler recognises the thermostat ...

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Post by HoolaHoola
 bathroom extractor fan always running - Source Sourcebathroom extractor fan always running
 on Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:29 pm

Electric Forum UK



bathroom extractor fan always running

Hi there,

I've been having an issue with my bathroom extractor fan - quite sure I know what the issue is but thought I'd check with you good folks before electrocuting myself!

To sum up:
* Fan always runs, whether lights are on or off ...

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Post by chamsters
 Soffit and facias - fitted correctly? - Source SourceSoffit and facias - fitted correctly?
 on Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:52 pm

Building Forum



Soffit and facias - fitted correctly?

Hi,

I'm hoping to get a bit if advice on a job I've had done on my facia and soffits.

-The fascias/soffits on the front of the garage are visibly uneven. I've been informed that this is in fact quite common and usually isn't ...

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Post by Lcfc3_uk
 Heavy sliding door - Source SourceHeavy sliding door
 on Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:12 am

Building Forum

Heavy sliding door

Hi,

I've bought a 34kg oak brace and ledged door and am planning to mount it to some stainless steel 'barn style' rollers and rail. My question is, can the wall ( internal load bearing wall made of cinder? Black breeze block looking stuff (1930 house)) take ...

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Post by pdaines
 CONVERT 100 WATT FLUORESCENT LIGHT TO 125 WATT - Source SourceCONVERT 100 WATT FLUORESCENT LIGHT TO 125 WATT
 on Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:59 am

Lighting



CONVERT 100 WATT FLUORESCENT LIGHT TO 125 WATT

I want to convert an old twin-tube fluorescent light from 2 x 100 Watt T12 (8 foot) tube to 2 x 125 Watt. Some time ago I acquired a small stock of 125 Watt T12 tubes at a reasonable price. New 100 ...

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Post by Carl Haworth
 Happy Birthdday Razor - Source SourceHappy Birthdday Razor
 on Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:03 am

The Lounge



Happy Birthdday Razor

:occasion4: Razor

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