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Re-legged bench

The bottoms of the legs were getting a tad rotten, so I gave them leg transplants! Cutting a few inches off, boring holes in the legs and new bits, dowel rod inserts, and Gorilla wood glue…SatNag painted them, and it … Continue reading

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Another job finished….

Nearly, anyway! This is a linisher I have (hopefully) restored for the Railway engine workshop…it came to me with a replacement motor, which I have to admit, has been a bit of a pig to fit in…but hopefully, the tame … Continue reading

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New (sort of) Bench Vice

This has been in Jane’s Dad’s workshop for years and years…and even more years….and we were clearing the house before selling it….I bought it home, had it shotblasted, then I painted it, and it has now replaced the (what I … Continue reading

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Car Show at Statfold Barn Railway: June 2021

Loads and loads of cars there, but the weather wasn’t great: I stayed from 9am to about 1pm, and a few others left too…a great museum there, chocca with steam locos..and a steam train was running to give – sell! … Continue reading

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Back to work on 1215

The loco I helped restore, built in 1917, and served the trenches in WW1, needed a bit of smartening up after its winter lay-up, so a team of 4 of us headed over to Apedale, its home, to do the … Continue reading

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Nearly 22 years ago!

Yes, back in 1999, I was planning on doing my first big fundraising walk…in India, to discover the source of the Mighty River Ganges. This website describes it: https://indiahikes.com/gaumukh-tapovan/#gref I also printed a book of it, I still have some … Continue reading

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Pics from recent walks

We have been on walks just about every day…we are lucky here, having so many safe paths and tracks close by…even discovered some we have never before walked along! Here are some pics…

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a poem: but not written by me!

Twas the day after Christmas and out in the shed, Sat a tired old Moggie, it’s battery dead. It’s bumpers were rusted, the floor pans had holes, the seats and carpets had been eaten by moles. The tyres had dry … Continue reading

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Just cannot shake off the printing bug….

and have produced some calendars! The NBC ones are for one of the Morgan interweb chat groups…and I have sent them world-wide! From the USA to Australia, these will be showng the dates until January 2022! 2021 NBC Calendar A4 … Continue reading

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Superb old MG

Saw this today, it drove past as we walked to nearby Dronfield, and blow me….when we got to our destination, the Post Office, its owner was just in front of us in the queue! A 1934 MG, which, he told … Continue reading

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