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  1. Slim

    Tealight makers dilemma

    Just been to B&Q at the Forge, Glasgow and they are selling these at £2 for 12... Very similar to the old Glimma from IKEA. They measure 49mm (top diameter), 45 (bottom diameter) x 24mm
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    Can Anyone Identify These?

    Of course, greenhouse heating pipe holders... :? :D Thanks guys.
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    Can Anyone Identify These?

    Hi all, Got these as a Christmas present and have no idea what they are. I haven't been around the forum for a while, but thought if I will get the answer anywhere it will be here. They are cast iron, about 9" tall and have 4" 92 cast on them. image by slimjim81, on Flickr image by...
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    Help winning a van

    Thanks chaps :D
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    Help winning a van

    Cheers Steve
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    Help winning a van

    Thanks Greg. I know, its a shame that in the end the competition boils down to how many Facebook friends you have.
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    Help winning a van

    Thanks Stew and Nibbo.
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    Help winning a van

    Thanks very much Mailee.
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    Help winning a van

    Many thanks indeed chaps
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    Help winning a van

    No worries chaps. Thanks anyway.
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    Help winning a van

    Hi folks, I haven't been around for a while. Mainly because I don't have a workshop any more. It is a bit cheeky of me to ask, but I have entered a competition to win a Mercedes Vito with a video called "Transport Trauma". I have made it through to the final ten and I now need to rustle up as...
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    Some Pieces for Critique

    Thank for the comments chaps. The leaf was cut out on the bandsaw after it was turned. This was followed by a mammoth sanding session to get rid of the bandsaw marks. John, yes both of the inlays are bronze. The bubinga is quite heavy, but the threaded rod adds a nice bit of weight as well...
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    Some Pieces for Critique

    Hi Everyone, I would be interested in your comments about this first piece. It was a bit of an experiment with trying to get a natural form. Padauk 9" long. leaf Secondly, here are a couple of mallets. The shape is loosely based on the Blue Spruce Mallet. I joined the bubinga head to the...
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    Square Platter Critique

    Thanks for the comments fellas. RE the corners: It was a concious decision on my part to make them come to a point. This may or may not have been bad decision. I can visualise the appeal of a constant thickness all the way to they corners. Paul. It is not flat in the middle. It is a shallower...
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    Square Platter Critique

    Hi everyone. This is my first piece in nearly a year, and also my first attempt at square turning. Oak on a walnut plinth. 9x6" Square Platter Thanks for looking.
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