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      JimB reacted to jcassidy's post in the thread Feeling very violated today with Like Like.
      1. Easy way to control kids access to devices is to activate parental controls. Google had Family Link, for e.g. Apple and most games...
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      JimB reacted to Adam W.'s post in the thread Lets see your wood with Like Like.
      It's that Baltic oak Quercus petraea, I've still got loads under cover which I need to remove the bark and sapwood from. I'm going to...
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      JimB reacted to Phill05's post in the thread Bl**dy Mice with Like Like.
      On the farm we had a "Chop shed" where all the cattle feed was stored in hessian bags and always had a lot of mice with one hand I would...
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      JimB reacted to rafezetter's post in the thread What wood with Like Like.
      My experience is that most non woodworker sellers of wood items tend to follow the rules of : if it's red it's mahogany, if it's yellow...
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      JimB replied to the thread What wood.
      Some you could have sworn was balsa whereas the heavier stuff sometimes appeared purplish and looked quite good.
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      JimB reacted to whitty's post in the thread What wood with Like Like.
      I am sure it will be Meranti, fitted loads on the 70s. They will be quite light unlike Sapele which is much heavier. We used to call it...
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      JimB replied to the thread Which plane for shooting board?.
      Over the years I've found that sanity is much over-rated. ;)
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      JimB reacted to Orraloon's post in the thread Which plane for shooting board? with Like Like.
      Yes I remember school woodwork and the only plane was a Marples wooden jack. Used for everything. Makes me think how spoiled I am now...
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      JimB replied to the thread What wood.
      Used to see something similar across here described as Philippines mahogany. It is related to meranti I think.
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      JimB reacted to Oakay's post in the thread Bl**dy Mice with Like Like.
      We have a south facing conservatory which gets severe extremes of temperature. Every few years we have to replace the wall mounted fan...
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      JimB replied to the thread Bl**dy Mice.
      I spent quite a time trying to trace a 'leak' in our sewerage. The stink was intermittent and finally I realised it was from the ceiling...
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      JimB reacted to Stigmorgan's post in the thread Oh dear with Like Like.
      So today our tree surgeon was on site to deal with a couple of storm damaged trees, one willow and one hornbeam, the hornbeam has...
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      JimB reacted to Orraloon's post in the thread Getting from the car to work with Like Like.
      At that distance its a pleasant stroll and a great deal safer than being on a bike in traffic. When the weather is bad you would get...
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      I had a piece of oak in my finger for a week or so, couldn't get it out as it was deep. I used a hot saltwater bath for my hand for a...
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