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    Replied to the thread Stabilising again.
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    Thanks Jim. Yes I have gallons of the stuff— it’s not Cactus Juice but it is essentially the same chemical doing the same job. Behaves the same and produces indistinguishable results.


    See my website at packratwoods.uk


    Cheers :)

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    It's me, with my PITS Mk3, and when my PITS Mk4 arrives, it'll be me with my PITS Mk4. 😬
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    Replied to the thread Comp done ALL MEMBERS VOTE >> HERE << post#81 please.
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    And on a more serious note...

    Sharps Trade Advisory Board is good, but as you say the acronym renders it useless.

    Edged Tools Trade Advisory Board


    or

    Edged Tools Trade Association
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    Replied to the thread Comp done ALL MEMBERS VOTE >> HERE << post#81 please.
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    (Quote from DARJAC666)


    Sorry Darren... I should have known better... feel free to delete :)
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    Replied to the thread Comp done ALL MEMBERS VOTE >> HERE << post#81 please.
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    UK Stabby Death Weapons Trade Association?
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    Dear members
    Wether we want to face up to the issue or not, the Government are hellbent on introducing new legislation to further restrict sales & ownership of knives. From all accounts, they are intent on pushing through the legislation without proper…
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    Top stuff Ben! 👍🏼
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    Replied to the thread Found PITS Pielock.
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    Last time I spoke to Mike he hinted that he might have one or two available, might be worth dropping him a line and if not, I might have one up for grabs..
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    Posted the thread For Sale Stabilised Spalted Beech blocks x2.
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    Two pieces, approximately the same shape and size, they taper toward the inner rings of the tree.

    Might make lovely full tang handles? The spalting and ring patterns are rather lovely.

    Asking £10 per piece, plus Paypal fees if any, and postage at…
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    Replied to the thread Hi, guys, checking in from the US..
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    Big welcome rcwells !
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    (Quote from Eskrimador)

    I actually have three integral hollow handle knives similar to the old Chris Reeve on the way. It is a collaboration with a good friend of mine that is a CNC operator at my old university. We started the project 6-7 years ago, but…
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    They will be around 23 cm in total and have a bladelength of 11 cm.
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    Replied to the thread the stick.
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    Superb!!!
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    Liked hellize’s post in the thread the stick.
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    closing pics
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    Liked hellize’s post in the thread the stick.
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    From the brothel's wine cellar a hidden trap door led further down to a dark passage through a jarring staircase, which he hoped will connect at some point to the institute itself.
    He struck a match, its light somewhat enhanced by the bronze pipes…
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    Posted the thread For Sale Stabilised Jigsaw Wood (1 piece).
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    What manner of freakishness is this?

    Priced at £15 plus any transaction fees and postage at cost.



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    Posted the thread For Sale Stabilised Eucalyptus Burl (1 piece).
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    Gorgeous piece of stabilised Eucalyptus burl, approx 150 x 40 x 23 mm (smallest dimensions) .

    Priced at £15 plus any transaction fees and postage at cost.



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    Posted the thread For Sale Stabilised Bog Oak.
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    15 pieces, from various sources, no idea of age or location I'm afraid, they are oddments from my wood drawers.

    I've taken pics with them wetted and then half-dry and fully dry. Hard to give an idea of the colour, especially as they are only sanded to…
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    Posted the thread For Sale Stabilised Masur Birch.
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    3 small-ish pieces, the smallest is 110 x 37 x 20 mm.

    Priced at £10 each plus any transaction fees and postage at cost.


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    Posted the thread For Sale Stabilised Sapele.
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    Sapele is a rathe uninteresting wood aesthetically, but it benefits from stabilising if you do decide to use it in a "less is more" kind of project.

    Two pieces approx 170 x 48 x 25 mm.

    Priced at £10 each plus any transaction fees and postage at cost.