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Post by DaveBromley on 7th September 2010, 12:16 pm

Hi Folks

I'm Dave from Manchester I'm 26 and am a member of the bushcraftuk.com forum, I have just started experimenting with making my own stuff and am looking forward to picking your brains and getting inspired!

Thanks Dave
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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 7th September 2010, 12:34 pm

Hello from Sunny Madchester

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Post by Adrian on 7th September 2010, 12:53 pm

Hello from grey and humid Nova Scotia

Welcome, I look forward to seeing some of your work

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Post by Compostwoman on 7th September 2010, 1:09 pm

Hello Dave, from a very wet Herefordshire! What sort of stuff are you interested in making?

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Post by DaveBromley on 7th September 2010, 1:16 pm

I want to get into a lot more woodwork and iron work ideall although anything is good

ATM i am in the process of making my first knife, I have also made stoves and carved a couple of spoons

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Post by Guest on 7th September 2010, 1:20 pm

Hello Dave from wet/sunny/windy France.
My main memeory of Manchester was blackbirds singing on top of the lamp posts at 2am! (hmmm I actually do have Mrs Beaton's recipe for blackbird pie Surprised )

Argh you posted at the same time, so saved, you are into making things like lamp posts not eating what is on top!!

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Post by Compostwoman on 7th September 2010, 2:42 pm

DaveBromley wrote:I want to get into a lot more woodwork and iron work ideall although anything is good

ATM i am in the process of making my first knife, I have also made stoves and carved a couple of spoons

Dave

Well, there are a few of us who do various sorts of woodwork, and metal work.

Interested in your stove making , care to post up some details somewhere?

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Post by polgara on 7th September 2010, 5:33 pm

Welcome from me fleurs

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Post by Guest on 7th September 2010, 5:45 pm

Hi Dave,
Also over here in France (OH of Zoe).

Feel free to come into the workshop to talk about general jobs you have been doing or start a new thread if you have a specific project on hand you could share with the folks.

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Post by Dandelion on 7th September 2010, 8:03 pm

Hi Dave!

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Post by rens-hens on 7th September 2010, 8:07 pm

hello and welcome from Dorset
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Post by Sparhawk on 7th September 2010, 8:21 pm

Hi,



From me too...

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                 The Worst Journey In The World - Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1922)

                "Fleeing from the Cylon tyranny, the last Battlestar, Galactica,
    leads a ragtag, fugitive fleet, on a lonely quest—for a shining planet known as Earth."
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Post by DaveBromley on 3rd November 2010, 8:31 am

Sorry ive not been on for a while guys, I broke my ankle about 2 1/2 months ago and havent been doing much since! Back on my feet now though so cant wait to get crafting again

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Post by Hedgerider on 3rd November 2010, 4:24 pm

I just met a really amazing swordsmith this weekend, he might be able to talk to you about ironwork? His name's Steve and the website is www.cunningcrafts.co.uk
I think he's going to start doing workshops soon...
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Post by Jaded Green on 4th November 2010, 10:40 am

Sorry to hear about the ankle. Hope you are recovering well.

Welcome - and sorry I missed saying so earlier
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Post by flute on 7th November 2010, 5:18 pm

Ditto.

Hi! hippy1

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Our destiny cannot be changed but it can be challenged:
Every man is born as many men, but dies a single one." -Timothy McGee (NCIS)
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