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Used to be some pallets and a barrel.
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buzzy



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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 20 2:00 pm    Post subject:  Reply with quote    

Nick wrote:
Shan wrote:
Antonio



*THIS* is why you think the job took a year.


Don't forget that 'amanha' does not mean 'tomorrow', it means 'not today'

Henry

Nick



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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 20 2:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

buzzy wrote:
dpack wrote:
of course

if it swings it will need a foot rest.....


And a refreshment glass/cup holder!

Henry


This one, no. Other staves I have are wide enough to allow for such refinements to be built in.

Think of this as an entrance level model.

Shan



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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 20 2:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Does the next model up recline?

Nick



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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 20 3:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Shan wrote:
Does the next model up recline?


It’s 100% horizontal. Think .... 2 pallets next to each other.

Shan



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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 20 6:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Nick wrote:
Shan wrote:
Does the next model up recline?


It’s 100% horizontal. Think .... 2 pallets next to each other.

That's a futon, not a bench.

Nick



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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 20 8:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Hey. Read the title.

dpack



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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 20 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

no splinters is good, bottle rack is genius

making use of the available staves/pallets will lead to assorted designs

what could one do with a huge barrel? or little ones? + assorted pallets

re pallets some will have been treated with horrible stuff, they are best avoided for owt folk might touch(and firewood)
raw or heat treated are ideal, you can add safe preservative and or surface sealing as you choose

some pallets i had when i was fixing sd's house had a mix of hardwood and softwood which gave some ace smallish hardwood planks

french cement seemed to have a lot of hw in the pallets

dpack



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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 20 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

a sprung rocking chair might be great or it might be NASA training

wellington womble



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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 20 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Nick wrote:
Also, love the sheepskin idea. Why doesn't Rob sell them any more?

Anyone know a supplier?

And, yes. She also said it would be great if I could make it swing, and have a canopy. Do you lot all get instructions from one Central Mad Woman?


Convergent evolution.

I can’t remember who does sheepskins now. I’m sure I’ve seen them somewhere. I got my last one from rughouse, but they do turn up now and again at farm shops and the like.

sean
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PostPosted: Thu May 14, 20 10:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Hauser and Wirth in Bruton sell sheepskins. They're probably not open at the moment. And they will be massively expensive. So that's probably not much help.

jema
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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 20 6:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Amipest spoke to an old friend yesterday who told her to make a bar in the garden and has leapt enthusiastically into action sawing and sanding pallets.
will post the results though whether that's of a bar on from A&E remains to be seen.

Nick



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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 20 6:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

sean wrote:
Hauser and Wirth in Bruton sell sheepskins. They're probably not open at the moment. And they will be massively expensive. So that's probably not much help.


I think I’ve given quite enough to Bruton over the years.

Shan



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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 20 6:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Nick wrote:
Hey. Read the title.


I expect it to be able to incline as well.

Oh and a floating bench with a little engine would be good. Maybe 2hp. Although, I expect if you really put some effort into the design, you could get it to plane.

Nick



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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 20 7:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

I shall test a prototype in your pool.

Shan



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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 20 8:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

As long as it doesn't have any tail feathers.

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