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by Rosie Rabbit
Sun Dec 12, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Carpentry and Joinery Forum
Topic: Coffee table in need of help and restoration
Replies: 0
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Coffee table in need of help and restoration

I got this lovely little table on Freecycle and having heard its history from the owner I want to bring it back to life. So any idea on how to get rid of the marks on top. I don't have many tools at the moment ie a sander, but am willing to use a lot of elbow grease !
by Rosie Rabbit
Sun Dec 12, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Ironmongery and Locks Forum
Topic: Can Anyone Identify This old Lock?
Replies: 1
Views: 2256

Re: Can Anyone Identify This old Lock?

Just an update on how I got the doors open. Having thrown every lubricant known to man at them, I took a rubber mallet to them and banged all round the frame. Must have dislodged something, because they just slid open like a knife through butter. The joy was boundless.
by Rosie Rabbit
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Ironmongery and Locks Forum
Topic: Can Anyone Identify This old Lock?
Replies: 1
Views: 2256

Can Anyone Identify This old Lock?

top lock.jpg I am trying to unstick sliding patio doors that have been locked up for years. I've done the wd40 and the graphite powder thing and the main lock has freed up but this little devil which is at the top of the door and bolts into the top of the frame will not unlock. I can get the key to...
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