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  Topic: a fine axe cosy
dpack

Replies: 1
Views: 66
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 21 1:25 am   Subject: a fine axe cosy
a while back i started a chat with SIL about axe cosies

he has leather working skills, i knew what would be practical

my specs and his ability to use that and make it into a real and practical t ...
  Topic: Landscaping project
dpack

Replies: 522
Views: 236214
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 21 7:21 pm   Subject: Landscaping project
moving them is wise, it gives more scope for the last bits of terracing/deck

iirc there is quite a drop on that corner
  Topic: Landscaping project
dpack

Replies: 522
Views: 236214
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 21 10:55 am   Subject: Landscaping project
i like on site pour
  Topic: Landscaping project
dpack

Replies: 522
Views: 236214
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 21 8:36 am   Subject: Landscaping project
worst is a bit of a combi-directional slide to provide leverage and then a post bend where it meets the ground fixing mass leading to a wonky deck that needs retro-mending

for the vertical force co ...
  Topic: Exporting
dpack

Replies: 90
Views: 6012
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 21 2:38 pm   Subject: Exporting
Anyone having problems sending things by post to Northern Ireland?
Luckily I sent a parcel tracked, but only "signed for" tracking...and people complain about the extra £1 for that!
Tracking says " ...
  Topic: Landscaping project
dpack

Replies: 522
Views: 236214
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 21 2:31 pm   Subject: Landscaping project
i would be thinking a bit stronger than those look to be
  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 1301
Views: 910492
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 21 9:12 am   Subject: Wildlife
as a percussionist i would vote tree variables rather than bird ones

a few inches on the same tree can be a very different sound
every tree is different
  Topic: Exporting
dpack

Replies: 90
Views: 6012
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 21 2:48 pm   Subject: Exporting
in late 2015/early2016, in another place, i explained my reasoning as to how brexit trashed the GFA/BA protocols and international law, i mentioned the potential and probable consequences of that.
tu ...
  Topic: Exporting
dpack

Replies: 90
Views: 6012
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 21 11:48 am   Subject: Exporting
[url=https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/feb/21/sussex-medicines-firm-takes-production-line-abroad-white-van-beat-brexit-ban] smart move sort of

needing to is a mess, doing it was sensible b ...
  Topic: Exciting news
dpack

Replies: 363
Views: 772813
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 21 10:02 am   Subject: Exciting news
dog fur also works, birds steal it for nest lining and disco wigs so it needs topping up quite often, a local mutt clipper might have a supply for a nominal gift,veg etc
a full clip on a pair of OESD ...
  Topic: the bear, the woods, there was confusion
dpack

Replies: 8
Views: 133
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 21 9:03 am   Subject: the bear, the woods, there was confusion
the screaming when "wookie" surprised a bat in a sh##pit was only at human frequencies to me, i recon the bat was probably more upset than he was
  Topic: Landscaping project
dpack

Replies: 522
Views: 236214
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 21 8:04 am   Subject: Landscaping project
yep, getting some more piling at the lowest levels will help stabilize the whole thing

there are various pins above there, getting some more in low would be wise

if the whole is pegged into a lu ...
  Topic: the bear, the woods, there was confusion
dpack

Replies: 8
Views: 133
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 21 7:07 am   Subject: the bear, the woods, there was confusion
[url=https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/feb/19/alaska-woman-outhouse-attacked-bear] it ruins the saying relating to bears, popes with reference to ecumenical and location data

i cannot be fu ...
  Topic: Ground Source Heat Pumps...are they worth it?
dpack

Replies: 21
Views: 627
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Feb 19, 21 6:59 pm   Subject: Ground Source Heat Pumps...are they worth it?
the outside energy collection side seems fairly easy, tis the how to use the heat that seems tricky

rads using preheated water seems plausible
  Topic: Ground Source Heat Pumps...are they worth it?
dpack

Replies: 21
Views: 627
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Feb 19, 21 5:57 pm   Subject: Ground Source Heat Pumps...are they worth it?
underfloor heating is tricky even in new build

to do it where you need to dig out, insulate, secure pipe and pour is a lot of expensive work
 
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