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Mark Baker

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6 September 2019

I was recently involved in a conversation with a group of people centred on a club they all belonged to where there had been some discussions among members as to future planning and the direction the club was heading. Apparently, some of the points discussed became heated and some people became ar ...

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  • Nothing Special

    By bodrighy

    Monday, October 14, 2019 - 10:03 PM

    Nothing Special !! Says who. One thing I failed to turn successfully is fruit. Got some block with it so well done Pete

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  • BANDSAW ADVICE

    By Bob Chapman

    Monday, October 14, 2019 - 10:03 PM

    A 4HP motor (3000 W) requires a current of almost exactly 13 amps - the upper limit of most household plug fuses. While a 4HP machine will probably run wit...

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  • Is yew safe for food?

    By bodrighy

    Monday, October 14, 2019 - 10:02 PM

    The only part lf the tree that isn't poisonous is the pith of the berries. Having said that the amount of toxin in the wood is not that much but it only ta...

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  • Is yew safe for food?

    By CHJ

    Monday, October 14, 2019 - 6:13 PM

    Like Dalboy I personally would not use it for condiments as the contents could be in long term contact with the wood if it should give off volatiles.

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  • Nothing Special

    By CHJ

    Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:58 PM

    [QUOTE=Dalboy] ….. the wife wanted some fruit so I did these for her, now one happy wife which means more workshop time for me....[/QUOTE] A Fruitful allotment of precious shed time then.

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  • Elm 'Treats' Barrel

    By CHJ

    Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:54 PM

    [QUOTE=Claude] …..  Nice size to put a few pieces of wrapped candy in as a surprise for the grandkids!…….[/QUOTE] The grandkids are all old enough ...

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  • Is yew safe for food?

    By Dalboy

    Monday, October 14, 2019 - 11:34 AM

    Personally, it is one wood that I will not use for foodstuff just to be on the safe side because as you may know that the majority of the tree is poisonous...

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  • Nothing Special

    By Dalboy

    Monday, October 14, 2019 - 11:30 AM

    I have been in the workshop but not done much, well unless you call gardening not much. However the wife wanted some fruit so I did these for her, now one ...

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