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  Topic: tanning your own skins.....how?
Cobnut

Replies: 6
Views: 4741
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 11 5:24 pm   Subject: tanning your own skins.....how?
I get kits from snowdonia taxidermy...
Me too. I used their kit to do a fallow deer skin and it was a clean enough process. I've not got round to softening it so it's like cardboard, but it's not gon ...
  Topic: Interesting alternative to cremation...'liquefaction'
Cobnut

Replies: 32
Views: 19365
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 11 5:21 pm   Subject: Interesting alternative to cremation...'liquefaction'
I’d like to be dumped in a field and eaten by wildlife. Perhaps I should contact the Red Kite feeding station and see if they’d like me. Failing that I’d like to go to a body farm where I can be used ...
  Topic: Pet owners renting homes
Cobnut

Replies: 3
Views: 4574
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 11 12:38 pm   Subject: Pet owners renting homes
I just found out about this and thought I’d share. I haven’t had a proper read through it so not sure how helpful it would be to people trying to find a pet-friendly landlord, but hopefully it will be ...
  Topic: Need info on horse breed
Cobnut

Replies: 54
Views: 43617
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed May 11, 11 6:13 pm   Subject: Need info on horse breed
He's a Fell pony called "Lunesdale Mountain Mist"
http://www.fellponysociety.org/photo_gallery.01.htm
  Topic: Google images not loading
Cobnut

Replies: 3
Views: 3954
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Sun May 08, 11 10:38 am   Subject: Google images not loading
It’s odd isn’t it, I’m on the latest version of FF
  Topic: Google images not loading
Cobnut

Replies: 3
Views: 3954
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Sun May 08, 11 8:58 am   Subject: Google images not loading
Does anyone have any idea why, when I search Google images, only a few pictures show? For example I search “pig” and although I can scroll to “page 11” only pages 1 and 2 actually show pictures. The r ...
  Topic: Next 2 nights - DANGER OF FROST
Cobnut

Replies: 23
Views: 12377
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed May 04, 11 11:37 am   Subject: Next 2 nights - DANGER OF FROST
In my enthusiasm to get my seedlings out yesterday I omitted to check about frost risk...oooops! The courgettes, tomatoes, cauliflower and calabrese aren’t looking that chuffed . Oh ...
  Topic: Single or Double Treadle?
Cobnut

Replies: 4
Views: 2763
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Apr 30, 11 11:52 am   Subject: Single or Double Treadle?
I have a double treadle “Joy” and love it. The only single treadles I used were my instructors but I decided on the double as I thought I’d feel more balanced using it. Whether that’s the case or not ...
  Topic: Libyan crisis, rising oil price, and over-due realism
Cobnut

Replies: 116
Views: 283070
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 11 12:18 pm   Subject: Libyan crisis, rising oil price, and over-due realism
John Busby wrote a very interesting article in 2002 called “After Oil”, about how we adapt if we are prepared for the inevitable and what happens if we’re not...
http://www.after-oil.co.uk/
  Topic: Latex rubber in liquid form.
Cobnut

Replies: 32
Views: 25586
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 11 5:21 pm   Subject: Latex rubber in liquid form.
should that not be talc?
The voice of experience? Whatever floats your boat I say

*Snigger* Put petroleum jelly on hairy bits

Just so you know, the petroleum jelly does not work. :sho ...
  Topic: Latex rubber in liquid form.
Cobnut

Replies: 32
Views: 25586
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 11 2:48 pm   Subject: Re: Latex rubber in liquid form.
...I'm thinking of covering a few things to make moulds, for chocolate/other cookery experiments. I'm sure there must be do's and don'ts...

*Snigger* Put petroleum jelly on hairy bits and take you ...
  Topic: knitting with different colours/making designs
Cobnut

Replies: 11
Views: 6363
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 11 8:54 am   Subject: knitting with different colours/making designs
You can draw a design on knitters' graph paper - use this rather than normal graph paper though as a knitted stitch is rectangular not square. If you use normal GP the design will not come out as expe ...
  Topic: Hello from a long time lurker...
Cobnut

Replies: 29
Views: 15270
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Tue Apr 05, 11 4:28 pm   Subject: Hello from a long time lurker...
Hello from the Welsh Marches
  Topic: The Vegetarian Myth
Cobnut

Replies: 33
Views: 47691
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 11 4:54 pm   Subject: The Vegetarian Myth
Isn't Simon Farlie the bloke who does the scything...
Yup. I bought my scythe from him
  Topic: Lambing Live
Cobnut

Replies: 62
Views: 25809
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 11 4:17 pm   Subject: Lambing Live
Yay! I love sheep and I like Kate Humble; a good combination
 
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