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    Good Bye, for now!

    Although I doubt many of you had noticed, the reason why I have been unusually silent for the past week or two is that I gone and got myself a job.

    So, ive been busy doing all sorts of...
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    do jem craft still do the FREE!!! plans for the...

    do jem craft still do the FREE!!! plans for the 18ft touring canoe??

    I know 18ft is a bit big but I think I remeber someone saying they built it shorter simply by cutting a chunk out of the...
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    Nice! are there any longer videos of this sorta...

    Nice! are there any longer videos of this sorta thing out there?

    I want to see what shape the water becomes before it hits the ground - and during for that matter. Does water bounce?
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    so what was the prize??

    just thought that If i were you, I'd want to know what the mystery prizes were. (having myself just asked about Amelia's prizes)

    so this is what the winner got.

    (didnt want anyone having a...
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    well done Amelia and thanks to Mark for the...

    well done Amelia

    and thanks to Mark for the comp, it was a fun challenge.

    I got stuck on the royalex one,

    all I could see was 'Roy Ale' for some reason after reading 'a' 'l' 'e' my brain...
  6. nice one! SMbigthumb

    nice one! SMbigthumb
  7. Thread: free food.

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    Im pretty sure Ray did some acorns, but got the...

    Im pretty sure Ray did some acorns, but got the tannin out by crushing and putting them in a mesh sack and leaving them in a flowing stream to purge the nasties out.

    Could be good for those who...
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    I think the wife looks much better in the santa...

    I think the wife looks much better in the santa hat, the hankerchief does something funny to her nose
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    there is of course the famous Fan Y Big, in...

    there is of course the famous

    Fan Y Big, in Wales.
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    Places on the canals always seem to have unusual...

    Places on the canals always seem to have unusual names,

    I like 'The Bumblehole' 'Stewpony' and also 'Horseley Fields' (which when I say it in my head is always sung to the tune of strawberry...
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    Wow! Im not a camper so all this is new to...

    Wow!

    Im not a camper so all this is new to me. I always thought tarps were used in a similar ways to the seccond video, but Im really impressed at how simple it is to make a very tent like...
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    if anyone is paddling the oxford canal, there is...

    if anyone is paddling the oxford canal, there is an excellent cherry tree just north of Banbury, near the end of the moorings but before Grimsby Wharf and the big road bridge ;)
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    I heared the fruit is fine but the seed inside is...

    I heared the fruit is fine but the seed inside is really nasty?? true false??

    (edit: hang on i might be thinking of berries from the yew tree?????)


    In addition to the usual blackberries...
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    Correct me if I am wrong, but isnt the island on...

    Correct me if I am wrong, but isnt the island on the Avon at Wyre Piddle called 'Piddle Widdle island'?? (not sure of spelling but it always makes me smile when I read it on the map)
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    looks great so far! SMbigthumb Im looking...

    looks great so far! SMbigthumb

    Im looking forward to seeing the project develop.
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    not a village, but on the edge of ruislip...

    not a village,

    but on the edge of ruislip there is

    'Fine Bush Lane'

    though i think any ideas of how it got that name should be kept to yourselves SMwhistle

    I suppose on a similar...
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    Looks fantastic, it must be really durable even...

    Looks fantastic, it must be really durable even if a little heavy with all the glue used.

    I'd like to think that the darker reddish sticks are stained with sweet & sour pork sauce or something...
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    looks like an enjoyable days paddling, an...

    looks like an enjoyable days paddling, an attractive little river - which is more than can be said for its name 'foulness' SMyuck
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    Thanks for sharing, looks great!

    Thanks for sharing, looks great!
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    How do I Repair a Polyethylene tarp?

    I'm sure its must have been asked before but:

    I would like to know if and how a bog standard laminated polyethylene tarp can be patched or repaired - thats the sort of cheap tarp you buy in...
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    great blogg, and nice photos and your spot on...

    great blogg, and nice photos

    and your spot on about the rope grooves. A rope impregnated with grit is very abrasive - which is why you have iron gaurds and rollers because it would cut through...
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    im stuck on the last one!! SMbanghead number...

    im stuck on the last one!! SMbanghead

    number 25

    I gone through systematically checking each letter 'R' but still cant find a word that fits.

    Its not in welsh, or a 7 letter abbreviation...
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    Great idea! its going to keep me occupied for...

    Great idea!

    its going to keep me occupied for a while.

    SMbigthumb

    (35 mins later have still only found 11, definitly challenging - I like the funny, but true one/s)
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    to get the best out of you resources (i think...

    to get the best out of you resources (i think your right about grain orientation) You could cut two long strips of wood off the sides of your board using your table saw (lucky you) these will be your...
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    Yea i think you right, and thinking even more...

    Yea i think you right, and thinking even more about it it shouldnt be hung from the ends either. Its is best supported on two suspended bars, about a third of the lenght in with the canoe upside down...
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