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The following local suppliers have been found to be rather useful:
 
The following local suppliers have been found to be rather useful:
  
== Paraffin Suppliers ==
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==Member Storage==
  
Fuel for the heater is available from:
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The member storage shelves are located in the member storage room, at the very back of the space.
  
*Shell, Low Road - £4.99/4l (on 29/12/2012).
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==Clas Ohlson==
*Murco, Hunslet Road - £8.29/4l (on 25/11/2012).
 
*Handyman, Morley, £4.90/1gal
 
  
== Member Storage Boxes ==
 
 
The member storage shelves are 33 cm (h) x 33 cm (w) x 38 cm (d).
 
 
Wilko sell the [http://www.wilko.com/plastic-storage/crystal-storage-box-and-lid-clear-24ltr/invt/0202199 24 litre Crystal Storage Box and Lid] for £4.50 (Feb '16) which at 25 cm (h) x 33 cm (w) x 43 cm (d) fits rather nicely.
 
 
== Clas Ohlson ==
 
 
*Website: [http://www.clasohlson.co.uk/ www.clasohlson.co.uk]
 
*Website: [http://www.clasohlson.co.uk/ www.clasohlson.co.uk]
 
*Location: Online only. Our local branch has now closed.
 
*Location: Online only. Our local branch has now closed.
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Some sort of genetic experiment to cross Ikea with Argos appears to have gone terribly wrong and resulted in Clas Ohlson. They stock all sorts of incredibly useful stuff.
 
Some sort of genetic experiment to cross Ikea with Argos appears to have gone terribly wrong and resulted in Clas Ohlson. They stock all sorts of incredibly useful stuff.
  
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*[http://www.clasohlson.com/uk/Organiser-Cabinet/40-6980 Organiser Cabinet] - Small enough that if your lucky with dimensions, you may be able to use this to store components on your bookshelf!
 
*[http://www.clasohlson.com/uk/Organiser-Cabinet/40-6980 Organiser Cabinet] - Small enough that if your lucky with dimensions, you may be able to use this to store components on your bookshelf!
  
== Farnell ==
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==Farnell==
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*Website: [http://uk.farnell.com/ uk.farnell.com] - Trade counter has now closed down.
 
*Website: [http://uk.farnell.com/ uk.farnell.com] - Trade counter has now closed down.
  
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HacMan have their own list of [http://wiki.hacman.org.uk/Suppliers/Farnell useful stuff]
 
HacMan have their own list of [http://wiki.hacman.org.uk/Suppliers/Farnell useful stuff]
  
== Maplin ==
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==Metal Supermarket==
*Website: [http://www.maplin.co.uk/ www.maplin.co.uk]
 
*Location: 3 Regent Street
 
 
 
Given its proximity to the hackspace Maplin is always worth a visit for that one component you need to finish off a project, but beware - you will probably pay over the odds, and they hold very little stock, so if you need more than 2 or 3 of something you may find you're out of luck.
 
 
 
They have some breadboards at surprisingly good prices.
 
  
== Metal Supermarket ==
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*Website: [http://www.metalsupermarkets.co.uk www.metalsupermarkets.co.uk]
*Website: [http://www.metalsupermarkets.com www.metalsupermarkets.com]
 
 
*Location: 1 Overland Trading Estate, Gildersome
 
*Location: 1 Overland Trading Estate, Gildersome
  
 
Suppliers of steel/aluminium/copper/brass/bronze sheet/bar/tube. Will cut to size. Supplied the smooth rod for the hackspace Mendel Max.
 
Suppliers of steel/aluminium/copper/brass/bronze sheet/bar/tube. Will cut to size. Supplied the smooth rod for the hackspace Mendel Max.
  
== Milford Builders Merchants ==
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==Milford Builders Merchants==
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*Website: [http://www.milfordmerchants.com/ www.milfordmerchants.com]
 
*Website: [http://www.milfordmerchants.com/ www.milfordmerchants.com]
 
*Location: 83-85 Skinner Lane
 
*Location: 83-85 Skinner Lane
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Just down the road from the hackspace, a very handy source of wood & mdf.
 
Just down the road from the hackspace, a very handy source of wood & mdf.
  
== Model Shop ==
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==Model Shop==
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*Website: [http://www.modelshopleeds.co.uk/ www.modelshopleeds.co.uk]
 
*Website: [http://www.modelshopleeds.co.uk/ www.modelshopleeds.co.uk]
 
*Location: 86-88 Crossgates Road
 
*Location: 86-88 Crossgates Road
The model shop in Crossgates stocks servos, motors, construction materials and paints and is yet another place where enthusiasm can result in you spending plenty of cash.
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The model shop in Crossgates is a traditional style model shop, of the type that is rapidly disappearing due to cheap imported stuff bought via the internet killing the trade (Remember Maplins)
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They stock servos, motors, motor controllers, construction materials (balsa wood etc), glues, model kits, radio control equipment, R/C planes / helicopters / boats / cars, spare parts, rockets, kites, model engines and their fuels, paints of all kinds, batteries and chargers, modeling tools etc.
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It is a place where enthusiasm can result in you spending plenty of cash.
  
 
Useful products:
 
Useful products:
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*[http://www.modelshopleeds.co.uk/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=41_55&products_id=11984 Standard servo]
 
*[http://www.modelshopleeds.co.uk/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=41_55&products_id=11984 Standard servo]
  
== Screwfix ==
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==Screwfix==
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*Website: [http://www.screwfix.com/ www.screwfix.com]
 
*Website: [http://www.screwfix.com/ www.screwfix.com]
 
*Location: Unit 3 Olympia Industrial Estate, Gelderd Lane
 
*Location: Unit 3 Olympia Industrial Estate, Gelderd Lane
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Source of reasonably priced tools. They occasionally have some absolute bargains. Nav works just down the road so can collect items for delivery to the hackspace.
 
Source of reasonably priced tools. They occasionally have some absolute bargains. Nav works just down the road so can collect items for delivery to the hackspace.
  
  
== Trotec Engraving Supplies ==
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==Trotec Engraving Supplies==
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*Website: http://www.suregrave.com/
 
*Website: http://www.suregrave.com/
  
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Cherry Laserwood Sheet      304x 609 x3.2mm    11.10
 
Cherry Laserwood Sheet      304x 609 x3.2mm    11.10
 
Maple Laserwood Sheet      304x 609 x3.2mm    11.10
 
Maple Laserwood Sheet      304x 609 x3.2mm    11.10
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==Leasure Lakes Bikes==
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*Website: https://www.leisurelakesbikes.com/
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They very kindly replaced the chain in our plainer/thicknesser for nowt. Massive thanks to them :)
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==Cromwell Tools==
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*Website: https://www.cromwell.co.uk/
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They sell replacement blades for the [[Power Hacksaw|power hacksaw]] as well as all sorts of other bits.
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==Solent Tools==
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*https://www.solenttools.co.uk
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They sell spare parts for Titan tools, including the [[Planer Thicknesser|thicknesser/plainer]].
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==Bolt & Nut==
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*Website: https://boltandnutsupplies.co.uk/
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Suppliers of all sorts of threaded fixings as well as threading equipment and drills. Got a weird bolt you need to replace? These guys probably have a box full.

Latest revision as of 20:22, 27 April 2021

The following local suppliers have been found to be rather useful:

Member Storage

The member storage shelves are located in the member storage room, at the very back of the space.

Clas Ohlson

Some sort of genetic experiment to cross Ikea with Argos appears to have gone terribly wrong and resulted in Clas Ohlson. They stock all sorts of incredibly useful stuff.

Useful products:

Farnell


Useful products:

HacMan have their own list of useful stuff

Metal Supermarket

Suppliers of steel/aluminium/copper/brass/bronze sheet/bar/tube. Will cut to size. Supplied the smooth rod for the hackspace Mendel Max.

Milford Builders Merchants

Just down the road from the hackspace, a very handy source of wood & mdf.

Model Shop

The model shop in Crossgates is a traditional style model shop, of the type that is rapidly disappearing due to cheap imported stuff bought via the internet killing the trade (Remember Maplins)

They stock servos, motors, motor controllers, construction materials (balsa wood etc), glues, model kits, radio control equipment, R/C planes / helicopters / boats / cars, spare parts, rockets, kites, model engines and their fuels, paints of all kinds, batteries and chargers, modeling tools etc.

It is a place where enthusiasm can result in you spending plenty of cash.

Useful products:

Screwfix

  • Website: www.screwfix.com
  • Location: Unit 3 Olympia Industrial Estate, Gelderd Lane

Source of reasonably priced tools. They occasionally have some absolute bargains. Nav works just down the road so can collect items for delivery to the hackspace.


Trotec Engraving Supplies

Sells supplies for laser engraving, from wood to stone. Notable products: Product Size Cost pounds Solid wood Alderwood Sheet -20 Pack 101x 304 x2.4mm 40.40 Alderwood Sheet -20 Pack 101x 609 x3.0mm 71.94 Alderwood Sheet -20 Pack 101x 304 x6.0mm 52.80 Sheets MDF with veneers on both sides. Birch Laserwood Sheet 304x 609 x3.2mm 11.10 Cedar Laserwood Sheet 304x 609 x3.2mm 11.94 Cherry Laserwood Sheet 304x 609 x3.2mm 11.10 Maple Laserwood Sheet 304x 609 x3.2mm 11.10


Leasure Lakes Bikes

They very kindly replaced the chain in our plainer/thicknesser for nowt. Massive thanks to them :)


Cromwell Tools

They sell replacement blades for the power hacksaw as well as all sorts of other bits.


Solent Tools

They sell spare parts for Titan tools, including the thicknesser/plainer.

Bolt & Nut

Suppliers of all sorts of threaded fixings as well as threading equipment and drills. Got a weird bolt you need to replace? These guys probably have a box full.