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Another one for the(big) kids! ;)

 

School project for the boys, asked to make models of trebchets for history at school and bring them in, don't think they were expecting working models :D

 

Cuttings of broom stick work wonders for demolishing Lego castles.

 

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Bow from hand saw blade as per my mini crossbow. http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/topic/337863-mini-x-bow/

 

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Lead counter weight on this one.

 

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My favorite the mouse trap catapult. Can be upgraded to the rat trap version!

 

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Is their anything you cant/don't make Griff... :laugh: ....

Hmmm............Mrs G makes the tea...................although i have been known to do things in the kitchen...................just the other day she wanted a skillet for making drop scones.........thinking outside the box as usual.............a plasma cutter and a surplus to requirement frying pan later........

 

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Wooohhh, you do wonders with your hands, really great stuff, I'm very impressed with the mousetrap variety Luckily they hadn't these in medieval times :toast::clapper::clapper::clapper:

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as said griff is there anything you cant or wont make

Growing up there wasn't a lot of spare cash around so if i wanted it i either made it went without, the ethic kind of stuck, still tent to make rather than buy or if i do buy it tends to be broken and i fix/ adapt to suit my requirement, not a big outlay and you get what you want for a fraction of new cost. Just bought a spare or Makita random orbital sander off ebay for £1.20 needed a field coil, ordered same day for £15 posted, sander new is £130+. Recently have bought several 125mm angle grinders all ebay spare repair, Makita, Bosch, Dewalt, Hitachi, purchased/posted/repaired all less than £10 each.

 

Thanks for the comments lads, glad you enjoy it, makes it worthwhile posting it up.

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Any Mountain Bikers? My boy started this practice track at the back of our house and i added the finishing touches with the digger yesterday 3 jumps and 3 berm + timber starting ramp.

 

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:notworthy::notworthy: Griff , when god created the heaven & the earth if he had you helping it would have been done in half the time & a fraction of the cost .... :clapper: ....Top work ..

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:notworthy::notworthy: Griff , when god created the heaven & the earth if he had you helping it would have been done in half the time & a fraction of the cost .... :clapper: ....Top work ..

 

Your are too kind sussex :icon_redface: ....... i just make use of the skill the creator has given me.......must have got missed when it came to reading & writing and an extra helping when it came to using my hands! ;)

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