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gobbypunk

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About gobbypunk

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    North Dorset
  • Interests
    No time for hobbies! I'm an old punk rocker who enjoys being creative, good music, chocolate & b
  • Occupation
    Part time estate manager & chainsaw carving/ wood milling.

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  1. Hi I have access to a lot of Mahogany of different species from a mate of mine who has been importing for like 40yrs I will send him those photos and see what he thinks thats if I can make the link work as I am not known for my computer skills if you do find out what it is and want any more do give me a call .Cheers Mark
  2. Nice but I would have prob put resin instead of glue just done some place mats /coasters with glitter in the resin I will take some photos tomorrow
  3. Hi Jon now I know I am not good with tech but thats just mad not sure whats going on there ,will have to ask Steve
  4. Hi Thanks guys I bloody hate those hairpin legs they will scratch most floors and just look crap ,some big old cast iron legs from some old machine with the right top look cool .
  5. It's been a while since I posted any pics of my work so ,getting ready for our first country fair in almost 2yrs and a small Elm coffee table ,it's from the 2nd log that I milled when I first got my alaskan and some builders rescued it from the river near me ,hope you like it ,making a similar one but a tad bigger . Cheers Mark
  6. Have a look at a website called Free Man of the Land its full of very helpfull stuff about fighting back against this kind of thing and more very insitefull reading Good Luck got to fight for your rights let me know if you want a soundsystem and some punk rockers for the weekend you could spread a rumour that you are so fed up you are thinking of selling to said punk rockers that may get them to think twice lol
  7. Hi what a cool project do keep us informed of your progress not many home made mills on hear I have seen a lot in the US when looking through youtube ,good luck with it . Cheers Mark
  8. Cool as F##K thats some ace work being Welsh I would love to make a longbow one day .You should be Chuffed does it shoot stright
  9. I am having a hard time with photos since I got a new phone that I can't get the app on so bear with me as for prices how much would a 5.5mtr long 1 mtr wide and say inch and half thick of Oak cost so bearing in mind how rare this timber is I don't think £800 is expensive but hey ,so hopefully there are now some photos of the Black limba and Utile ,all I am trying to do do is put some of this stunning timber with makers who will make something cool with it ,help a friend and maybe make some cash
  10. So this is getting mad I do not have much paper work but my friend has been milling and importing African Hardwood for 40/50 yrs If anyone does buy any I will put my business name on anything you want most of this timber has been air dry in the same warehouse for 30yrs or more as you can see the import date printed on the stacks also my friend has supplied some quite prestigious places and even though I dont thi k I need to proove myself I will ask his permission to name a few ,sorry I didnt post any photos was just in a rush ,I will try and post some pics asap I hope this helps a bit Cheers Mark
  11. So nobody is interested in these big African Hardwood boards we have honestly you will not see boards like these ever again Utile 5.5mtrs long and 1mtr wide ,Black Limba and a whole load of other species I will take £850 for the giant boards PM if anyone is interested honestly all you cabinet makers you dont want to miss out we also have 4mm and 6mm void less plywood ideal for cladding again PM for prices . Thanks Mark
  12. Thanks guys I will post some pics
  13. So very funny I knew I was in for some piss take when I wrote it but hey cookies ovals,platters whatever you want to call them whats the best way to secure the Log to the mill to cut on a 45%.
  14. So I want to have a go at cutting cookies but never have so I am guessing that I just ratchet strap my butt to the mill on like a 45% and just cut them ,is that how everyone else does it as always keen to hear your thoughts. Cheers Mark
  15. No but its being honest ,she is just old and fusses on a lot but she is ok really

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