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  1. G13469

    Radio earmuffs

    I've had 2 sets of the husky ones. I found them good while driving a noisy tractor, but I kept them on when jumping out to crosscut timber (with a 560) and damaged my hearing. They are comfy and the 2 AA batteries last ages, but not good enough near a saw

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    A friend has a roll cage for a MF 135 or MF 20. It's been in the bushes a while but seems to have survived well with only some surface pitting in a few places. It looks straight and we hope it can be useful to someone. He's asking for £200 for it, collection only, it's near Charing, in Kent.


  3. Whole tree chip is another option. Phil Newson works around Surrey, 2 snips with the tree shear. Snip, snip!
  4. I don't know what it is, but can I have it? 😁 It looks pretty On a more serious note, get a better picture of the end grain and seventhdevil is the pro on wood ID
  5. I have yet to try different materials, but I want to try some micarta scales as I like the funky colours you can get. The swan gas forges look the business but way beyond my budget for now. I'll stick with the gas axe for now
  6. I think a small gas forge may be on my shopping list now. I think a knife making thread would be useful for us novice's. You say a farrier's rasp is high carbon steel so a fine but less durable edge. So could any old file be used similarly?
  7. Damascus steel Custom made KITCHEN cutlery set billet blank WB-873 ROVER.EBAY.COM Cutlery sets Damascus Steel Blank BILLET 2 pcs. custom Damascus... This is the company I got my blank from in India. I think I paid £14 for mine but remember you have to heat treat it yourself (it may not survive this process). I wanted something cheap for my first go and a got help from a blacksmith with the heat treatment as I've not done it before. The blade has taken a great edge tho and will now be used at work and given some abuse. Total cost to me around £20 + my time. I'm not talking orders unfortunately but if you do one yourself some of the members of arbtalk have incredible collections of timber you may be able to pick handle materials from. Its nice to have your kind comments, it's a generous confidence boost from you all.
  8. From a rough blank, hardened, tempered, ground and handled as a present for me. The handle is made from wenge, kindly donated by 7thdevel and I'm very pleased so far for a first attempt with a knife. Just need to make a sheath
  9. G13469

    Lucas 10-30

    I'm thinking about selling my Lucas 10-30 as I've had it about a year and am not using it as much as I thought I would and no longer have the space to use it that I used to have. It's only got 107 hours (I've obly added 20), very good condition, 4 blades, slabbing attachment. It's living on a 6 X 4 ifor 500kg trailer which could go with it. Message me if you might be interested. Graham
  10. Big thanks to you Steve for some beautiful bowls and giving your time to share your mad timber knowledge. Please finish that lignum vitae bowl and sell it to my 😁🤞👍
  11. Stick, knife, paint, string Done Selling these £1 each for a wildlife charity in Brighton
  12. Pine cone, belt sander, Sharpie Done
  13. 10t riko trailer, the bed is about 4.5m, some wiggling to get this one on


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