contract terms, conditions and product design limitations
1,These terms and conditions and product design limitations form the contract between Daegrad Tools and the purchaser, in making a purchase the purchaser agrees to the contract terms and conditions outlined here.
2, once the buyer receives their order they should inspect it for damage in transit and also ensure that it is fit for the purpose that they bought it for, if the buyer is unhappy with the purchase due to damage, build quality or they do not believe it is fit for purpose they must return it for a full refund (daegrad tools pays for the return postage; please see our returns procedure )
3, Items for sale by Daegrad Tools indicate an invitation to treat and not a right to buy, Daegrad tools reserve the right to refuse a sale for a number of reasons such as (but not limited to) the products supplied may be used for acts of terrorism, racism, crime or refusal of a sale in the interests of revenue protection.
4, All items sold are covered by the current legal requirements for online selling.
5, Any item purchased may be returned within 14 days of receipt by the purchaser for a full refund including the cost of original postage/shipping. if an item is returned as unwanted the purchaser must pay for return postage/shipping, in the event that the item supplied is defective or not as described or that the user does not feel confident or safe in using or assembling a supplied item then daegrad tools will pay for return postage. if the purchaser wishes to return an item they must use the returns procedure for the specific internet selling platform from which it was purchased, once a returned item has been received by daegrad tools a refund will be issued including return postage, this may be made as a seperate payment depending upon the operating systems and refund mechanisms of the specific website from which the original purchase was made.
6, all the items sold by Daegrad Tools are reproductions, daegrad tools does not trade in original artifacts
7, All items are sold with a 1 year guarantee against defect arising from normal use unless such items are not designed to last one year (consumable items). if however your item fails up to 3 years from purchase please contact us
8, All the items sold by Daegrad Tools are designed solely for use in Re-enactment living history contexts only, they are not designed for use in any other context or situation, they are not designed for commercial use. use of any item supplied by daegrad Tools outside of a living history context nullifies any guarantee or liability on the part of Daegrad Tools.
9, All the items produced and sold by Daegrad Tools are hand made and are designed as far as is reasonably practicable to mimic the original item on which the sold item is based and are so designed as to mimic the design, durability, usability and defects of the original item upon which it is based they are not manufactured to the quality of the item's modern equivalent, they are not designed to be, each item by its hand made nature is intrinsically a one off and as a consequence is subject to extremes of variation ion both longevity and quality
10, A condition of sale is that the purchaser is required to use the appropriate health and safety equipment commensurate with the reconstructed item as they would do with its modern equivalent, living history is no excuse for not using safety equipment. Daegrad Tools cannot be held liable for any fault or omission by the purchaser (for whatever reason) in the use of an item supplied by Daegrad Tools.
11, A condition of sale is that the purchaser is competent in the safe use of the supplied item and have received tuition in its safe and correct use as reconstructed items require a different set of skills not normally available to the general public, if the purchaser does not feel comfortable in using a supplied item it can be returned for a full refund.
12, Items supplied by daegrad tools must be inspected before and after use to ensure that they are in a safe condition. Tools or supplied items that contain wooden components are subject to dimensional instability due to local weather conditions and the purchasers storage and maintainence regime which in time may cause premature failure of a supplied item.Daegrad Tools cannot be held liable for any defect, fault or consiquence arising from the purchasers poor storage, maintainence, assembly or abuse of a supplied item.
13, The contract exists solely between Daegrad Tools and the original purchaser and may not be transfered.
14 Daegrad Tools liability to the purchaser extends only to the cost of replacement of a defective part or refund , Daegrad Tools accepts no liability for any consequential loss arising through the use or misuse of an item supplied to the purchaser. in addition to this Daegrad Tools accepts no liability arising from the mis use of a supplied item or mis use arising from the use of a supplied item outside its designed use and function
15, Any alteration to a purchased item nullifies any guarantee or liability on the part of Daegrad Tools. all the tools supplied by Daegrad Tools are designed for hand sharpening only
16, all items supplied by Daegrad Tools are for use by adults over the age of consent in the country of use, they are not designed for use or sold with the intention for use by minors or by any person or persons who is not the original purchaser.
17, all images of items for sale remain the intellectual property of Daegrad Tools
18, Do not exceed the design specifications of the supplied item(s) as outlined here. Daegrad Tools accept no liability for any consequence arising for the user exceeding the design specification of a supplied item(s), hand made Reconstructed tools have limitations of use and are not constructed to the same level of consistency as mass produced tools. Daegrad Tools set the life expectancy of their tools to a period of not more than 3 years from the date of purchase (if stored and maintained correctly by the purchaser) and should be replaced after this time.
wooden handles on tools are tang fit construction in keeping with the original design upon which the reconstructions are based, these items have an applied force limitation of 3kg and are not designed to be used with an applied force greater than 3kg.
load bearing items are designed only for static display with the exception of suspension chains used in reenactment cooking, these chains are designed for a maximum load of 10kg
some items (for example but not limited to) such as Hammers axes and adzes are supplied unhafted, it is the responsibility of the purchaser to correctly assemble the supplied items to a safe and satisfactory condition, if the purchaser is unable to do so the supplied items can be returned under section 5 of this contract terms and conditions.
some metalwork is supplied hardened with a light temper, if subject to impact these items will break, they are not designed for metal upon metal contact but solely for use on wood, on items supplied as "metalwork only" great care should be observed in hafting these products to avoid damage
safety glasses and other safety equipment must be worn when engaged in the assembly of unassembled items
all tools for woodworking are designed for use on green wood or naturally air dried wood, they are not designed for use on Kiln dried wood.
19, if you need to contact Daegrad Tools please do so via the selling site from which your purchase was made.
20, in the event of a refund being issued and the item not returned (for whatever reason) all title to the item returns to Daegrad Tools and the purchaser loses all interest and /or rights in/to the item, the item is to be destroyed or otherwise removed from circulation by the purchaser who has received the refund. any item that has been refunded but remains in circulation is deemed to have been stolen by the refunded purchaser.
21, daegrad tools is based in the United kingdom and is subject to UK law