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  • Ianfs's Avatar
    Today, 02:24 PM
    Ianfs replied to a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    Thanks Caroline I have some Perspex and have cut it in the past so probably okay with that. I think a length of 100mm flexible tube and an...
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  • CJ57's Avatar
    Today, 12:23 PM
    CJ57 replied to a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    You could build a plywood hood or box quite easily to work within and definitely the dust needs to be going away from you for your own health as well...
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  • Ianfs's Avatar
    Today, 10:43 AM
    Ianfs replied to a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    It's more of a nuisance giving some things a faint brown dusting. I use my recently purchased Foredom in reverse mode and polish in the direction of...
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  • Ianfs's Avatar
    Today, 10:34 AM
    Ianfs replied to a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    My family always buy presents for each other that we need/want rather than just guess. Stephen Goldsmith's book was on my list sent out a couple of...
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  • pearlescence's Avatar
    Today, 09:26 AM
    pearlescence replied to a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    I'm going to recommend the book on 'polishing and finishing' by master polisher Stephen Goldsmith. It covers all the polishing issues, including...
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  • Ruedeleglise's Avatar
    Today, 08:25 AM
    Ruedeleglise replied to a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    So the burning question remains. Is the dust in “moderation” (but what is in moderation?) a hazard to health like many other dusts. I suppose...avoid...
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  • china's Avatar
    Today, 02:56 AM
    china replied to a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    Depends on weather your main concern is breathing in the the dust or just keeping the are clean the Moleroda's system will only keep the the local...
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  • Ianfs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:20 PM
    Ianfs replied to a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    Thanks Dennis, I shall get to work on a DIY version as you suggest for my pendant motor. The Moleroda solutions look good but rather expensive for...
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  • Ianfs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:17 PM
    Ianfs replied to a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    Thanks Caroline, it just goes to show what is lingering in the atmosphere. I work in a spare bedroom, so need to address the problem! Stay safe...
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  • Dennis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:37 PM
    Dennis replied to a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    The first line of defence is a hood to fit your polishing lathe. Even a primitive one made from a box will catch a significant amount of splatter. ...
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  • CJ57's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:50 PM
    CJ57 replied to a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    That’s the joys of polishing Ian. Even with extraction I have a fine layer of polishing compound . Strangely even if I haven’t used the polisher for...
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  • Ianfs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:47 PM
    Ianfs started a thread Tripoli problem in Question Time
    I am finding I get a light dusting of Tripoli over my worktop and tools. Does that mean I am using too much? I do get a little build up of black that...
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  • CJ57's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:47 PM
    CJ57 replied to a thread Air conditioning in The Lounge
    We don’t get midgies down here in Fife in the same way, that’s more a west coast problem. We had the flying ant influx but it only lasted for a day...
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  • china's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:34 PM
    china replied to a thread Air conditioning in The Lounge
    I have heard they are problem in Scotland, we just have about 300 other bugs to worry about, Flies, Blow Flies , Mosquitos, wasps, flying ants...
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  • Ruedeleglise's Avatar
    27-11-2020, 07:12 PM
    Ruedeleglise replied to a thread Air conditioning in The Lounge
    Don’t all the midges fly in then.....not in the winter, I know!
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  • china's Avatar
    27-11-2020, 01:26 AM
    china replied to a thread Air conditioning in The Lounge
    Just the opposite here today (currently 11.50 am 39deg C), will be same for the next three days, makes me me think of my grand parents, survived with...
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  • Ruedeleglise's Avatar
    26-11-2020, 06:35 PM
    When I said “simples” I mean it was simple to find advice. Not probably doing it! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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  • Ruedeleglise's Avatar
    26-11-2020, 05:54 PM
    Beads. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    3 replies | 136 view(s)
  • pearlescence's Avatar
    26-11-2020, 05:53 PM
    Do you mean beads or pearls since you mention knotting?
    3 replies | 136 view(s)
  • CJ57's Avatar
    26-11-2020, 03:41 PM
    CJ57 replied to a thread Air conditioning in The Lounge
    Not a problem in Scotland, we just open a window or door:) neither of which I really want to do just now
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  • china's Avatar
    26-11-2020, 03:05 PM
    china started a thread Air conditioning in The Lounge
    Why is it that the air conditioner only breaks down when you need it.
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  • Ruedeleglise's Avatar
    26-11-2020, 02:53 PM
    Not the usual request. If this is the wrong place to ask advice, my apologies! I have been asked to string some fairly chunky beads and attach a...
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  • alastairduncan's Avatar
    25-11-2020, 12:08 PM
    Thank you Dennis Thank you Bob, it just takes time to learn with practice and patients, to not give up. Thank you George, I feel relieved...
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  • josef1's Avatar
    25-11-2020, 11:10 AM
    lovely work
    5 replies | 181 view(s)
  • mizgeorge's Avatar
    25-11-2020, 01:45 AM
    I loved watching this being made - and the end result is just delicious. You should be feeling very smug indeed :)
    5 replies | 181 view(s)
  • china's Avatar
    25-11-2020, 01:30 AM
    One Day I will have to teach my self to do this, that is a lovely example good work
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  • Dennis's Avatar
    24-11-2020, 09:52 PM
    Some engraving is too geometrical for my taste. This is soft and beautiful. Definitely an heirloom piece. Dennis.
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  • misspond's Avatar
    24-11-2020, 08:39 PM
    Snake chain is the work of the devil. I've been looking at your acrylic work with interest - at the end of the day the desire to create is strong...
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  • alastairduncan's Avatar
    24-11-2020, 05:35 PM
    This is a ring made from Argentium silver with an engraved leaf pattern. Its a traditional pattern and there are many varieties, I found myself drawn...
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