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by tammy
Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?
Replies: 19
Views: 3221

Re: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?

Thank you, most of the original works are cleaned up and back on the door but will start with my son who really understands these machines putting the Rotofruit parts that I bought as a batch off ebay on backboard of case! Only thing we are lacking is outside case coin entry if anyone has one. We ar...
by tammy
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?
Replies: 19
Views: 3221

Re: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?

Thank you. No, not finished yet, as my son has just given it a second coat of varnish, as in the pictures.
by tammy
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?
Replies: 19
Views: 3221

Re: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?

The one pound tin of yacht varnish goes on!
by tammy
Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?
Replies: 19
Views: 3221

Re: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?

Pictures look bad because taken when still wet and the first coat...have a little faith, what are the magic words on the sooty show??
Ps putting varnish on latter today.
by tammy
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?
Replies: 19
Views: 3221

Re: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?

Thank you to Special When Lit - my son and I have started to colour stain a white wood case with Ronseal 5 year stain which was only £12 from B&Q. Should be loads over for the fence later in year!! We have cut corners and given the wood two coats with only, 1 hour between. I think it will look the j...
by tammy
Thu May 24, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?
Replies: 19
Views: 3221

Re: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?

Looks really good... Thank you - it gives me confidence to experiment and encourages me for looks like light at the end of the tunnel!
by tammy
Wed May 23, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?
Replies: 19
Views: 3221

Re: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?

Thankyou i am sure your advice is good and will do little bits on spare wood and use a matt varnish as you said.
by tammy
Tue May 22, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?
Replies: 19
Views: 3221

Re: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?

Thanks PM for your reply. You probably right about white wood not colouring as old oak but just wondered if someone like them wood furniturer restorers like drew prirchards lot had passed on any tips thro there programs..if not i will experiment using bottles of tops scratch remover as base then lig...
by tammy
Fri May 18, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?
Replies: 19
Views: 3221

What colour to stain a new softwood case for a Rotofruit?

I made a new case for a Rotofruit penny machine in white softwood. How should I stain it to look like the original door?
Thank you
by tammy
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Electrodart on eBay
Replies: 17
Views: 4385

Re: Electrodart on eBay

No one seems to have mentioned on the forum the woodworm on the Electro Dart on ebay. When you zoom in on the backboard and even the front case it looks riddled with it. Not easy to treat around the electrics unless you strip everything off. I have always found plywood needs not only all the holes d...