Search found 38 matches

by Tom Chambers
Thu 08 Aug, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Tuition Wanted (needed!)
Replies: 5
Views: 389

Re: Tuition Wanted (needed!)

Martin,

I would recommend Richard at Atkins Framing in Livingstone. I have done several different training days with him, very patient and able to offer lots of good advice.

https://www.atkinframers.com

Cheers
Tom
by Tom Chambers
Thu 23 May, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Hoffmann X20 for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 1287

Re: Hoffmann X20 for sale

Is this still available and if so could you send some pictures?

Thanks
Tom
by Tom Chambers
Wed 15 May, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Old newbie but its not too sore
Replies: 15
Views: 766

Re: Old newbie but its not too sore

Great, will aim to pop down in next week. Thanks
by Tom Chambers
Wed 15 May, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Old newbie but its not too sore
Replies: 15
Views: 766

Re: Old newbie but its not too sore

Hi Davie,

I am local to you in Dalkeith and a newbie, would love to pop in for a chat and gets words of wisdom.

Cheers
Tom
by Tom Chambers
Wed 15 May, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Rose and Hollis courier?
Replies: 16
Views: 801

Re: Rose and Hollis courier?

So, what about those who have had good experiences with items delivered by DX? Have to say I am about to give up using Lion if they continue to use DX, last four orders all had problems, with moulding ending up in other part of country and receiving it days late, to it getting damaged as just throw...
by Tom Chambers
Mon 29 Apr, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Pricing software
Replies: 17
Views: 2064

Re: Pricing software

As all my IT is Mac based I use iFramer, has taken a while to get used to to it, but I really like it now. Subscription based and support from them is very good. They are always looking at how they can enhance to software and so far have found it fits my needs. Also bonus is that it links direct to ...
by Tom Chambers
Sat 26 Jan, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Compressor Advice
Replies: 15
Views: 960

Re: Compressor Advice

I recently bought this one from machine mart.

https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/quiet-run-compressor-2/

Great little compressor and works for blowing out dust etc. I just bought this https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/25cn-sh ... -blow-gun/ and works well.

Cheers
Tom
by Tom Chambers
Sat 19 Jan, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: SUMUP Credit Card Reader
Replies: 22
Views: 1905

Re: SUMUP Credit Card Reader

Out of interest, do you have to pay a different rate for a Credit card as opposed to a Debit card ? Also, when do you actually see the money go into your account ? is that amount minus the fee ? This is all new to me : ) Thanks, Adam/Bagpuss The money tends to go into your account within 2 days fro...
by Tom Chambers
Fri 18 Jan, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Quick Question on Client Consultation
Replies: 15
Views: 1199

Re: Quick Question on Client Consultation

An interesting topic and thanks for going into detail on what you are exploring. The challenge is millennials want things easy and cheap, they don't value things anymore. If businesses start responding to this lack of value there is only one place that business will end up, out of business. As an ex...
by Tom Chambers
Fri 18 Jan, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: SUMUP Credit Card Reader
Replies: 22
Views: 1905

Re: SUMUP Credit Card Reader

I use iZettle and very easy to use, I also have the stand and does look good.
by Tom Chambers
Thu 17 Jan, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Quick Question on Client Consultation
Replies: 15
Views: 1199

Re: Quick Question on Client Consultation

As a relative newbie, I am enjoying the direct engagement with the customer and helping them properly think out what they want. Online sales will result in higher percentage of customer getting something home and then realising that it was not quite what they needed. The advantage of having a framer...
by Tom Chambers
Mon 14 Jan, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Fletcher FSC, Bambi compressor & cash register for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 366

Re: Fletcher FSC, Bambi compressor & cash register for sale

Have sent you a PM about the FSC.

Cheers
Tom
by Tom Chambers
Tue 08 Jan, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: ok so simons have suggested this underpinner
Replies: 19
Views: 1279

Re: ok so simons have suggested this underpinner

I have the CS1 cart and find it easy to use and very easy to change wedges, a great starter underpinned.
by Tom Chambers
Mon 07 Jan, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: ok so simons have suggested this underpinner
Replies: 19
Views: 1279

Re: ok so simons have suggested this underpinner

I did my training on one of these and easy to use and would say great for starting out. I got a Cassese One Cart second hand which is similar and easy to use, otherwise I would have sourced the alpha.
by Tom Chambers
Tue 04 Dec, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Ltd. Company
Replies: 6
Views: 1049

Re: Ltd. Company

I recently started a new framing business and went Limited for several reasons, firstly it protects you financially should business struggle, secondly it was so easy to set up and very little cost. Having been a sole trader and Ltd over the years I say both do not take any more work (as I believe yo...
by Tom Chambers
Mon 03 Dec, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Keencut System 4000 Glass / MDF Cutter
Replies: 2
Views: 640

Re: Keencut System 4000 Glass / MDF Cutter

Hi Alan, I have sent you a PM.

Cheers
Tom
by Tom Chambers
Thu 29 Nov, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Frame Id Please
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Re: Frame Id Please

Great, thanks folks.
by Tom Chambers
Thu 29 Nov, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Frame Id Please
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Frame Id Please

Hi, can anyone help id this frame please, silver front and black sides.

Thanks
Tom
by Tom Chambers
Tue 20 Nov, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Keencut System 4000 - CHEAP as chips
Replies: 3
Views: 784

Re: Keencut System 4000 - CHEAP as chips

Mark,

Have sent you a PM about this.

Cheers
Tom
by Tom Chambers
Fri 16 Nov, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Fixing art work
Replies: 6
Views: 791

Re: Fixing art work

Thanks gents, informative as usual. Might go and get that book as well, always good to find new sources of learning.

Tom