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  Topic: Learning to weld
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 18
Views: 258
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 18 12:59 pm   Subject: Learning to weld
Never heard of acetylene being used as lighting as you describe before,normally it was town gas,my Granny used to have a gas light in the kitchen even thought there was electricity throughout the hous ...
  Topic: Learning to weld
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 18
Views: 258
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 18 10:11 pm   Subject: Learning to weld
Magic visor helmet around the £40 mark,can get them a lot dearer.
  Topic: Learning to weld
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 18
Views: 258
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 18 3:09 pm   Subject: Learning to weld
Buy a cheap arc welder and have a go,that`s what I did,it takes practice holding the arc rod,starting off I was stuck to the metal more than welding,but you soon get the hang of it,also practice is ne ...
  Topic: Blocking up a back door
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 73
Views: 5894
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 18 4:12 pm   Subject: Blocking up a back door
That`s what I`m confused about,normally it takes 2 blocks like yours and 4 bricks to fill a gap of 36ins.

What is the width of the outside opening?


Measure length of bricks in the wall either ...
  Topic: Blocking up a back door
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 73
Views: 5894
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 18 2:00 pm   Subject: Blocking up a back door
You haven't removed the lintel yet,follow the brickwork above the lintel either side of the doorway,then follow them bricks downwards,you will see what`s happened then.


What width was the door?mu ...
  Topic: Blocking up a back door
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 73
Views: 5894
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 18 12:56 am   Subject: Blocking up a back door
Can you take a photo of the upper part of the outside up to where you removed the cracked lintel porch,looking at the brickwork you have done and the brickwork above lintel on page 2,something is diff ...
  Topic: Under ground food
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 8
Views: 652
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 18 12:55 pm   Subject: Under ground food
The mention of £30,000 to fit out a shaft was stated,you`d have to add on a wayleave agreement with the land owner,planning,and a bond for sealing when production is finished,a mines rescue assessmen ...
  Topic: Under ground food
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 8
Views: 652
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 18 5:30 pm   Subject: Under ground food
Mushrooms have been grown in abandoned slate mines before now,but coalmines is a different job altogether.
Diagrams in the post are pretty but don`t show the full picture.

No mention of methane,bl ...
  Topic: Under ground food
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 8
Views: 652
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 18 1:39 pm   Subject: Under ground food
Well there`s no need to worry about imports,its all being taken care of,lol.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-46221656?SThisFB
  Topic: Exciting news
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 107
Views: 34762
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 18 5:09 pm   Subject: Exciting news
Try the Thousand Headed variety,quite hardy to frost.
  Topic: Cattle (Livestock) Panels
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 9
Views: 1133
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 18 6:48 pm   Subject: Cattle (Livestock) Panels
That`s the stuff.
  Topic: Cattle (Livestock) Panels
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 9
Views: 1133
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 18 6:15 pm   Subject: Cattle (Livestock) Panels
The lighter gauge on a roll is available over here,but only seen 2 x 2 locally.
  Topic: Blocking up a back door
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 73
Views: 5894
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 18 12:15 pm   Subject: Blocking up a back door
As they say,Google is your friend,

Check out different brick bonds to find the pattern you wish for your garden,

Check the various bricks available in your area to find your choice.

Then ther ...
  Topic: Cattle (Livestock) Panels
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 9
Views: 1133
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 18 8:09 pm   Subject: Cattle (Livestock) Panels
Sounds similar to Weld Mesh,like you see on hay racks and at the bottom half of some gates,dog runs etc.

Most agri depots should stock it,but not seen 16 x 4 sizes,usually smaller.

Try Mole Vall ...
  Topic: Blocking up a back door
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 73
Views: 5894
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 18 12:48 pm   Subject: Blocking up a back door
Cwmdu bricks from Swansea were a cream colour.
 
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