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Offline Family_Dog

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Re: Random DIY stories
« Reply #60 on: June 03, 2018, 05:45:42 PM »
Nothing beats a lekker campfire & braai on a lovely Summer's evening in the middle of nowhere like this, only the stars, moon and the sweet music of the crackling flames coupled to the lovely aroma of decent steak & chops to savour! Well done, Thys!


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Re: Random DIY stories
« Reply #61 on: June 03, 2018, 06:26:08 PM »
Thanks F_D. Jip, sitting around a fire like you described is just sacred.

Offline kenvanraas

Re: Random DIY stories
« Reply #62 on: June 13, 2018, 05:23:57 PM »
^^^ Enjoy the tranquillity Thys!

We had some good weather so i stomped into second gear...
finished with steelwool + Woodoc 50 marine,3 coats later and now dry.
Next i'll turn a stainless upright half round light fixture with a vintage world globe as a lampshade,and stick it in the middle there  :giggle:.(also have old hessian coffee bags to make cushions  :2thumbs:,)





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Re: Random DIY stories
« Reply #63 on: June 13, 2018, 08:49:45 PM »
Looking good Kenny, you should consider finding an outlet and mass producing  :clap: :clap: :clap:

Offline kenvanraas

Re: Random DIY stories
« Reply #64 on: June 13, 2018, 09:08:48 PM »
^^^ Thank you kindly,this was my weapon of choice for 80% cuts (and dont let anyone tell you you need a 5 grand track saw to cut a short (speaker box) line,daft  :boxing:,just do it

Offline kenvanraas

Re: Random DIY stories
« Reply #65 on: November 10, 2018, 06:06:10 PM »
Adventures with Pallet wood
Ford : Pieces 130,size +- 250mm long
(saw this on the tube,so made it  :2thumbs:)





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Re: Random DIY stories
« Reply #66 on: November 10, 2018, 06:11:59 PM »
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Re: Random DIY stories
« Reply #67 on: November 10, 2018, 07:05:58 PM »
Well done, Sir! That is a fantastic turnaround from pallet to Ford.


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Offline Trompie67

Re: Random DIY stories
« Reply #68 on: November 11, 2018, 01:01:01 AM »
WOW!  :thumbs: :thumbs: :notworthy:
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Offline HBAutomation

Re: Random DIY stories
« Reply #69 on: November 11, 2018, 08:16:45 AM »
Serious skill set :notworthy:
 Bloody good job!
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Offline adie

Re: Random DIY stories
« Reply #70 on: November 12, 2018, 10:17:05 AM »
From this





To this





In 5 not so easy paint/glaze layers. I should have taken more 'before' pics of how congested the spaces were, before I rearranged it all and found other furniture elsewhere on the property.