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Fromey

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A really nice bit of filming, plus a fascinating place and process. A bit light on health and safety however :shock:
 

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Absolutely love it - thanks for posting that :)

I bet the poor old mutt is deaf though :roll:
 

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'elfunsafety?

I just wonder how many accidents there have been in the 120ish years it's been operating? Not many I would guess, prbably less than a modern 'safe' mill? What a fascinating place to see and I am really glsd that you psoted it, TA :mrgreen:

Their method of pyrography is a tad quicker than mine and what a lovely bit of Heath Robinson to do it with too! I could quite happily spend a day or 2 wandering around there..
 

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I notice the person with the long hair seems to have got away with it so far, but the dog's tail is unusually short!
 

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Maybe it's just my romantic imagination, but I reckon that the people who work there have a far better understanding of the machinery, and a stronger mental connection to the manufacturing process, than they would in an ordinary, modern factory like those on show in 'How It's Made' programmes.
 

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I also noticed the dog's atypically short tail. I can just imagine the day a whelp came from behind the running gears and flapping belts. (hammer)
 

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There might be one small thing wrong somewhere here... but i haven't found it yet. The beat-up Chevvy pick-up for starters. You can fair smell it all. And a Health and Safety report would just spoil it all. I think I know someone who would love all of this. Make that two.

edit: at about 3:20 in on "The Planing Mill"... there's a 'Darwinator', or at least the top bit of one... just where they start the whole thing up.
This all beats TV, don't it?
 

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Lord Kitchener":34iv2t94 said:
I notice the person with the long hair seems to have got away with it so far, but the dog's tail is unusually short!
:shock: :shock: :shock:
 
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