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  1. Hi Lauren Is there a reason why photos donít auto...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 23-06-22
    Hi Lauren Is there a reason why photos donít auto correct/turn for easier viewing? A good example of this is when you post photos on Twitter, so obviously the technology is there so why doesnít...
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  2. In situ.18821881

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 23-06-22
    In situ.18821881
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  3. Latest work ready for delivery. Free standing oak...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 22-06-22
    Latest work ready for delivery. Free standing oak bookcase-cupboard unit, mobile drawer unit and work/hobby bench. 18731874187518761877​​​​​​​
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  4. Thanks Lauren I just find it strange that after...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 22-06-22
    Thread: Awards
    Thanks Lauren I just find it strange that after 47 years in my trade I am starting to get recognition, not only once but twice in one year and we are only halfway. But I suppose I am lucky as most...
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  5. Good news, Iím a winner following my nomination...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 20-06-22
    Thread: Awards
    Good news, Iím a winner following my nomination in the Midlands Enterprise Awards 2022: Best Bespoke Woodwork Project Company - West Midlands. It is in the bag but not officially released yet as it...
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  6. It looks like a very good year for getting...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 16-06-22
    Thread: Awards
    It looks like a very good year for getting recognition for my work. I have just received a nomination in the 'Midlands Enterprise Awards 2022' (results due in August). It is like waiting for a bus...
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  7. Hi @Lauren...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 11-06-22
    Hi @Lauren Anyway, whatís all this fuss about radiators? You canít beat an open fire, just ask a true expert! 18441845
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  8. Thanks guys, the trick is to treat radiator...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 09-06-22
    Thanks guys, the trick is to treat radiator covers as a piece of furniture and try to blend them in with their surroundings so that they do not stick out like a sore thumb! Unfortunately I do not...
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  9. Hi @Lauren...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 08-06-22
    Hi @Lauren yes, they are more of a fire risk, particularly when surrounded by flammable materials. This is why you shouldnít dry things directly on them. Standard water filled radiators are obviously...
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  10. Hi Lauren I donít think you are supposed to cover...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 08-06-22
    Hi Lauren I donít think you are supposed to cover electric heaters so be very cautious and check first!
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  11. 18311832183318341835​​​​​​​@ToolTalk1...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 08-06-22
    18311832183318341835​​​​​​​@ToolTalk1 All sorted!1830
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  12. Hi Danny, well written and good thinking using...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 07-06-22
    Hi Danny, well written and good thinking using the Checkatrade community platform to put yourself in the frame. Not my field of business or location but I wish you all the best in finding a suitable...
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  13. A London Chocolaterie. Fitted out with units made...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 05-06-22
    A London Chocolaterie. Fitted out with units made from solid and veneer Maple.1810181118121813​​​​​​​
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  14. Another one for the Black Country Living Museum....

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 05-06-22
    Another one for the Black Country Living Museum. New steps for a 180718081809​​​​​​​waggon used by a travelling preacher.
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  15. Built-in cottage kitchen dining...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 05-06-22
    Built-in cottage kitchen dining area180418051806​​​​​​​ storage bench, cupboards and adjustable shelving unit. Left ready for paint finishing.1803
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  16. Bespoke fitted furniture with a hand painted...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 04-06-22
    Bespoke fitted furniture with a hand painted finish.180018011802
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  17. Replacement gates to a Victorian property, made...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 04-06-22
    Replacement gates to a Victorian property, made from solid Sapele. Opening is 2.4m wide with brick pillars. Cleaned up, painted and re-used the original Ironmongery.179317941795179617971798​​​​​​​
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  18. 1799The Red House Glass Museum, Stourbridge...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 04-06-22
    1799The Red House Glass Museum, Stourbridge (famous for Stuart crystal). New solid oak horseshoe countertop in gift shop.1789179017911792​​​​​​​
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  19. 1784Work done for The Black Country Living...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 03-06-22
    1784Work done for The Black Country Living Museum. Body frame for a reproduction 1950ís electric Graiseley Cart milk float (including pictures of an original).177817791780178117821783​​​​​​​
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  20. Oak wardrobe, storage chest, folding table and...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 03-06-22
    Oak wardrobe, storage chest, folding table and wall panelling.177117721773177517761777​​​​​​​
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  21. For ease I am using this thread to post my latest...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 03-06-22
    For ease I am using this thread to post my latest work. These have been made, fitted and left ready for paint finishing. 1764176517661767176817691770
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  22. Hi @Thistle1908...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 31-05-22
    Hi @Thistle1908 The unit wouldn't slide out without removing the sink because the bowls would obstruct it! So why over complicate things, just keep it simple. It looks like all you need to do is...
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  23. My overall insurance for the contents of my...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 26-05-22
    My overall insurance for the contents of my Joinery premises i.e. machinery, power/hand tools and material stock cost me just short of £600 per year. But this covers new for old replacements (fire...
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  24. Ajw Iím afraid things are not always as simple as...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 25-05-22
    Ajw Iím afraid things are not always as simple as that, if it is not allowed planning will simply tell you to tear it down! If you contest it could be very expensive. Best to reason with the...
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  25. Hi @DeanT...

    Posted by ChelseaDave, 25-05-22
    Hi @DeanT as a rule of thumb each household is responsible for the left hand side border of their property. You also have to look at your deeds as this may stimulate that the frontages have to remain...
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