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Re: Home Projects

Postby [FnG] RampantBunny » Thu Nov 25, 2010 8:42 pm

Who says it has to be a BB gun muhahahahhhaaaa!
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Postby [FnG] Hanno » Tue Nov 30, 2010 1:13 pm

But now you can have attack of the 40 foot high kitten - kittonzilla or even kitten kong :rockin:

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Re: Home Projects

Postby [FnG] Hanno » Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:17 pm

Well I spent last week working from 6am to 10-12pm doing various decorating, sound proofing and putting up new bookshelfs
in the lounge and bedroom. It sounds so little putting in one sentence like that, but it was far more complicated really.
Accidents involved dropping a 36Kg accoustic plasterboard sheet on my toe - guilitine time :crazy:
and accidently testing the sharpness of a new stanley knife blade :wub:


Also spent ages sorting out all our books:

This is the classics and history section:
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This is modern fiction and crime:
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In Erins room we have the childrens section (I put these up last month!)
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In the office is Sci/fi and Fantasy plus a load of my work stuff (I did these ones last year)
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Plus we have other freestanding bookcases in otherspots

:cheerleader: The good news is we now have space to buy more books! :cheerleader:
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Postby [FnG] LcNessie » Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:46 pm

:shock: That's... a lot... of books... :shock:
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Re: Home Projects

Postby [FnG] Sphinx » Thu Apr 21, 2011 3:57 pm

Hanno that looks great! I also like that joint you have used for joining shelf and side support on the bookcases - might have to give that a go :)

Maybe next time Hanno, test the stanley knife blade on something that is not already attached to you ... like a piece of wood, or plaster board ;)
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Re: Home Projects

Postby [FnG] Hanno » Fri Apr 22, 2011 8:14 am

[FnG] Sphinx wrote: I also like that joint you have used for joining shelf and side support on the bookcases - might have to give that a go :)



Yes it was an experiment - maybe I ought to read woodworking books. It didnt come out 100% neat this time, but I know how to make it tidier next time :)
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Postby [FnG] Sphinx » Sat Apr 23, 2011 3:15 pm

Well, I liked the idea of the joint, much easier than some of the stuff in wood working books, they tend to forget that not everyone has a fully equipped workshop with every tool on the planet.
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Postby [FnG] LcNessie » Sat Apr 23, 2011 7:05 pm

On the other hand, you know there's a reason why they always do it the hard way... :rolleyes:
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Postby [FnG] Hanno » Sun Apr 24, 2011 10:17 am

[FnG] Sphinx wrote:Well, I liked the idea of the joint, much easier than some of the stuff in wood working books, they tend to forget that not everyone has a fully equipped workshop with every tool on the planet.


Due to the tiny size of my shed I just tend to throw everything back in there until I need it - this may account for the
fact that my jigsaws blade was bent like a banana which makes it pretty hard to cut straight.
I tend to make do and improvise a lot with the tools I have which also accounts for why they are bent, battered and covered in paint!
I also have limited patience...

I was seriously thinking of getting rid of some cacti and setting up a workshop in my garden room, but I would
have to get rid of 100 or so BIG cacti first. Loads of space in there and I would like a band saw and a pillar drill to
make vertical holes actually straight isa pain freehand.

and yes Nessie there is usually a reason why they do things the hard way, but there's also good reason for doing things
the easy way as well, namely general inability and incompentance :-)
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Re: Home Projects

Postby [FnG] RampantBunny » Sun Aug 07, 2011 8:39 pm

For the last three years my backfence really needed fixing, and i mean realy :P, so yesterday with a lot of help from Lambik :worship: , the job finally got tackled .

We managed to keep the use of handtools down to a bare minimum (it would have been none if lambik hadnt insisted on cutting 2 board by hand while it rained :P). Needless to say im extremely happy with it. Not only is the fence no longer held together by plants, but also since the door has moved to the other side and is much much wider its now much easier to get the bicycle out of the shed.

the old fence (forgot to make the "before picture" )
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The tools (i finally got to use my circular saw raawrrr raawwrrr )
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Carefull measuring..with result... ;)
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and the result?
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and done
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Re: Home Projects

Postby [FnG] Tigerlily » Sun Aug 07, 2011 8:51 pm

Very nice guys! Fancy doing one for me at LGC? Could take a tad more wood, but it would look verrrrrry nice ...... :rolleyes: Oh, and we could get some sheep, a cow, a couple of geese ..... goats? llamas? Some of Hanno's Scottish midges? :cheerleader:
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Postby [FnG] LcNessie » Sun Aug 07, 2011 10:13 pm

Don't forget wallabies, gotta have wallabies! :P

Nice porch, Ramps... Time fer a BBQ! :P :D
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Re: Home Projects

Postby [FnG] Da Kril » Sun Aug 07, 2011 11:01 pm

LOL @ the careful measuring & 'result.' :D :laugh:
"I've cut it twice and it's still too short!"

That looks like quite a bit of hard work — Rampy likely owes Lambik a fancy dinner or two.

Quality result, congratz, :thumbup:
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Re: Home Projects

Postby [FnG] Hanno » Mon Aug 08, 2011 11:22 am

[FnG] LcNessie wrote:Don't forget wallabies, gotta have wallabies! :P

Nice porch, Ramps... Time fer a BBQ! :P :D



Oddly enough I was looking at a house (to buy) a couple of months ago. And they had wallabies ... Erin wanted to buy them as well!
the big downside were the large piles of steaming wallaby dodo.

*Claps for the fence*
My sunday morning was spent replacing the lock on the back door.
Well replacing the lock was the easy bit, cutting the old lock off (as it had seized up in the locked position)
without ruining the door was the hard bit as the locking part is designed NOT to be cut.
I managed to break my jigsaw in the process.

and later that afternoon , my washing machine exploded in *poof* of smoke.

I am not happy.
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Re: Home Projects

Postby [FnG] Tigerlily » Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:24 pm

How could I forget the wobbalies?? :slaphead: And just think how much good the dodo would be for your roses, Hanno. :wink:

As for your other misfortunes ......................... :f-hug:
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