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Old 20-03-17   #1 (permalink)
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Bit of fun

This bit of stringer poking up has been bugging me since I built the house, I always meant to carve it, even before I started carving. So while I was varnishing the f'in stairs in shite weather about a week ago, I thought I'd do it. Could of spent a lot more time on it, ....but couldn't be fussed to be honest. It's been like that for 10 yrs, maybe I'll revisit it in another 10, maybe not.
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That is bloody brilliant, love it.

So go on then, how did you carve it, small chisels and mallet ?
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Stunning!! The fact that it bugged you is one thing! But to think of turning it into that!!!
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Great idea

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Mousey Thompson would be proud of that. Great job Rick.
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Excellent piece of carving and what a superb idea ....... just told the wife im taking the chainsaw upstairs, no need to worry
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I think this is very smart and very nicely done

However the trip hazard would worry me.
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Thanks all, yep mallet n chisels.
I don't think it's a trip hazard, not even a stubbed toe in 10yrs so it should be fine, it's a bit smaller now too, but now you've mentioned it.........cue the obvious.
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Mousey Thompson would be proud of that. Great job Rick.

I take it this is the guy who puts mice on his furniture? I did think about that fellow when I carved it.
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Thanks all, yep mallet n chisels.
I don't think it's a trip hazard, not even a stubbed toe in 10yrs so it should be fine, it's a bit smaller now too, but now you've mentioned it.........cue the obvious.
Fair enough.

My mother is a tetraplegic after falling down her stairs, she had lived in that house for 30 years with no previous incident. Since her accident I have be staggered by the number of deaths and serious injuries others have told me about involving stairs.
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