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|09-26-2015 07:49 PM||
just to keep you guys informed! - 13 replies
Hi just a few words I have been away for a while so just to let you know I am going into hospital soon to have a biopsy done of my facial tumour . I am sure it will be ok please don’t forget about me. I hope to be back writing again soon. Brotherly love to all you wonderful people from the heart you guys are the business . That means grea...
|07-27-2015 09:01 PM||
I am at it once more.will this ever end LOL - 26 replies
Earlier this year I started to lose my sense of taste and found food almost impossible to eat as my mouth was always so dry.It got gradually worse I went to my doctor who said it was just due to the med’s I have been taking.When I was at the dentist I spoke to Nigel who is a pal of mine and the family dentist.He made me an appointment to g...
|06-04-2015 07:54 PM||
Can anyone share their work (photo’s) and hopefully have a set of plans or point me in the right direction for some. I can normally copy even photo’s if you have them I have four nice new 10 inch pneumatic tyres just for the right design.In the meantime I hope you are all well.Kindest regards Alistair
|05-31-2015 06:38 PM||
saw this on ebay.I cannot figure out exactly how it is used and for what is it used.I know someone here will know.I hope LOL Alistair http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/261886572830?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
|05-30-2015 08:38 PM||
Kitty wood lathe copier attachment ?? - 10 replies
Hi I bought one of these on ebay, recently to try for a bit of fun.And it has been fun so far working out how it works .The problem is Kitty don’t seem to offer any advice or instructions on this.It is not a top of the range attachment and as said I bought it for a bit of fun and to stretch my mind a little.I am not expecting a leonardo f...
|05-18-2015 07:24 PM||
o t but worth it.LOL - 12 replies
Ok I am back again! I’ve had no computer or telephone for three weeks or more.Anyway I am back with you brothers and sisters too.Tomorrow Alistair will be sixty four and enjoying life ,even with the aches and pains LOL.Now don’t all rush out and buy me expensive presents like you all did last year.I am not really worth it and in any...
|02-27-2015 08:45 PM||
I open up many posts now to find that when I click on the blue underlined words which are in some posts, such as my teacher told me etc.Now all of them when opened go immediately to advertising around a British bank.Haven’t the bankers done enough to damage our lives? seriously this is not pleasent or acceptable to me.I can no longer read...
|02-10-2015 12:25 PM||
Dangerous or what? I simply could not believe my eyes .Watch and please tell me what you think of his technique.Bordering on madness I think.Alistair https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xDclEWYEvE
|02-06-2015 08:37 PM||
Hi I live in a big house over one hundred years old over looking the holy loch. It has avery large front door WIDE that is.There used to be a draught—rain extruder fitted in two parts .One to the bottom of the door and another to the floor beneath it to marry up when closed .I bought one a time back then in a moment of weakness gave it to ...
|01-11-2015 05:57 PM||
I would like you guys to offer me some of your design suggestions.I want to make a kind of tool tote style cabinet with perhaps though not necessary side handles,.It should be on wheels to drag out and return to where it came from. Ideally I want some tapered cabinet higher at the rear and lower at the front.fitted with sort of pidgeon holes as...
|01-01-2015 08:38 PM||
I have been taken speedily by ambulance over on the ferry to be checked out by a large hospital on the other side of the water from our local hospital.Basically I developed very, (and I mean) very strong pains in my back midriff and side,It beacame almost unbearable and I was left on my couch groaning in agony.After telephoning my local doctor a...
|12-22-2014 07:26 PM||
Me and my very handsome three sons ! - 16 replies
Here I am a little while back taken at Christmas a few ago with my handsome three young sons.I love them all so much and am a very proud Dad.Don’t they look very handsome? I wish you all a very merryu Christmas and a happy new year from we in Scotland.
|12-21-2014 04:30 PM||
super glue question on topic - 14 replies
I bought a large quantity of both cyanoacrylate glue-super glue, and quite a few bottles of gorilla glue too.It has all gone rock solid in no time,and needs to be thrown out, a total waste of money.I have heard that if you leave it in the refridgerator over a period it stays good is that true? Alistair ps or any other ideas this stuff is not ch...
|12-10-2014 07:21 PM||
Yes Bronwen and I are down with a bad virus/or bug anyway I will eventually try to post some of the things I have made over the years in the meantime heres stuff from five years ago to keep you on the boiil I will definitely post some very very soon LOL Alistair see here for some I posted five years ago.http://lumberjocks.com/SCOTSMAN/blog/17025
|11-25-2014 03:27 PM||
good news at last - 24 replies
I just got the all clear on the prostate cancer scare.It seems I am to be with you for a while yet. Sorry LOL anyway seems my liver bones etc are also all ok, Thanks for the kind words and encouragement. Your Pal Alistair
|11-08-2014 06:23 PM||
American saw made in the good old U S A if you know anything then please let me know it says on it.F WESELMFG COBROOKLYN Wow is that not a complete turn up for the books ? I will try to look it up on the net. In the meantime if you have any added advice remember the blade stuck up from the bed and could not be lowered according to the design ex...
|10-31-2014 07:37 PM||
what to do with an old cast iron cabinet saw? - 9 replies
I think I might have asked this here before but anyway.My son Alistair gave me an old deadweight LOL cast iron table saw.It has currently by good design which has allowed it to been taken to about four or five large pieces for transporting it . It is a good saw belt driven but old. I don’t like the fact that the sawblade approx 12 inches c...
|10-24-2014 06:34 PM||
Old long wood bench for our kitchen? - 0 replies
We after many years or should I say Bronwen after many years, with my approval are both totally sick of fitted kitchens. She wants to have a bespoke kitchen made to her own wishes and design and I am in favor of that. These will be individual units,all made of solid wood not mdf or chipboard Hallelujah to that I concur. anyway one of the piece...
|10-19-2014 06:11 PM||
I am currently undergoing exploratory procedures to see if I have prostate cancer or not.Had some checks now doc’s want me to go in for a biopsy .As all my symptoms and extreme pain when trying to urinate and a whole list of other problems seem to make him quite anxious.I have already had had the camera down the willy albeit that was a ...
|10-11-2014 08:13 AM||
Has anyone ever made a smokers pipe? - 3 replies
My old school pal Irvy (Irving) asked me if I had a pipe around, as he is looking for one to weed him off the cigarettes.I have some nice dense hardwood and have just ordered a nice mouthpiece has anyone ever made one of these stinky things LOL and could steer me in the correct direction please? I am an avid turner but for the life of me I cann...