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Another nice distraction from Corona Virus

Discussion in 'Personal' started by lexus300, Apr 9, 2020.

  1. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    This is one of mine:

    Whats yours?
     
  2. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

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  3. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

  4. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    Already posted elsewhere but I just love this so much.

     
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  5. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

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    Making lime bast cordage. Not all the time, but it keeps me occupied.
     
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  6. artboyusa

    artboyusa Star commenter

    What happens here (dirty business, painting).
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  7. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Mrs B and I drove it in 2017. Not on a harley though. We used a Red Mustang convertible.
     
  8. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    Wonderful.
     
  9. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    What do you use it for?
     
  10. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    I am jealous:D
     
  11. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Took us 4 weeks.:cool:
     
  12. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Historic reconstruction projects.
     
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  13. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

    Do you cut and soak your own bark?
     
  14. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Sort of. I had the chance to forage the bark from some mature limes that sadly had to be felled after a pollution incident killed them off. They'd been dead for about a year when I got to them so the bark had been well soaked by rain. The fibres came off fairly easily, but where they're clumped it needs further soaking. I understand the procedure for fresh cut bark is to soak it for about a month in (ideally running) water. Separating the fibres is just the sort of long-winded outdoor task that fills a good few hours during lockdown, not to mention twisting them into cordage.
     
  15. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    How did you find the journey and the people on the way?
     
  16. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    Screenshot_20200410-090606_Gallery.jpg


    Looking at this

    Screenshot_20200410-090917_Gallery.jpg

    And dreaming of this.

    Tip for posting photos. If your image is rejected by TES as too big, you can usually get round this by doing a screenshot on your phone or iPad, or a snip on your PC.

    Keep safe, everyone
    .
     
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  17. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    Cherry blossom always makes me smile:) so beautiful yet short lived.
     
  18. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Friendly, funny, interesting, weird. The bikers were hilarious. Everytime we encountered a group it put us in mind of 'Every which way but loose'!
     
  19. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    Things with wood, I have a fine covering of dust from sanding and fingers crispy with shellac.

    (For some reason TES will only let me post pictures from my computer as a thumbnail, maybe it will be sorted in the update :confused:)

    workshop.jpg
     

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