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    A couple of sheaths made

    Thanks for the comments
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    A couple of sheaths made

    I don't post regular here, but quiet often enjoy reading the posts. Prior to the sheaths I'm posting now I've only made one other from a belt for a Mora I had re handled. I do believe I'm getting the bug for leather work, The first sheath is for an old German Bowie knife made from leather...
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    Another Vintage stove (Borde)

    Managed to stumble across this Borde 16 last week. (Im not a collector of stoves but do appreciate them) Had no idea what it was, except it was really cool and I have never seen anything like it before. I um'd n ah'd walked away and came back then purchased it. Posted on Classic Camp Stoves...
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    Help please ….leather questions.

    Dont know if this will work regards smell removal from leather but worth a try. Put Bicarbonate soda in and leave for a day or few. I had milk flood a rucksack once, where a mate borrowed it and stood it in the top of my open rucksack thinking it wouldnt fall. It did.. he hadnt put the lid...
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    2 old stoves to play with

    Thankyou Alan 13~7 If you still have them.. try again. I can honestly say I was weary of firing them up, however I did watch some youtube footage first. For anyone whos unaware. (These are parraffin stoves) What I have discovered is dont pump pressure in too soon, wait until meths preheat is...
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    2 old stoves to play with

    Hope they are fond memories :D Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk
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    2 old stoves to play with

    Ive had both stoves runing the primus has no issues at all. The veritas was a struggle because I didnt know enough. Ive been given some great advise by rik_uk3 which I have followed, also ordered the washer kit he recommended. Await its arrival. I was also told from another forum to make sure...
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    2 old stoves to play with

    I have a variety of different cookers of varied styles, from home made to vintage, seems I enjoy them for what they are, they also make good talking points when people ask about them. More so the tackle tart carp fisherman type who only want the latest brand name.
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    2 old stoves to play with

    I didnt have any Brasso, next best thing I had was Autosol metal polish. I put on a vynil gloves (clear type used by mechanics) when I first started I used a cloth. As usual I found the cloth just absorbed the cream rapidly and gummed up, had to keep applying cream. I got concerned at the rate...
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    Lidl heads up

    Just picked Just picked up a Lidl magazine, 12/10/15 Singer Overlock 14SH754 for £129 while stocks last. Do your research! I dont know this machine. I recently got an overlocker (Janome) and think its great. Definate learning curve with re threading but worth the effort of learning. Would...
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    2 old stoves to play with

    Here is the Veritas MK1 cleaned up for now. Neither have fracture or stress cracks so Im a happy bunny. Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk
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    best books for leather craft, any ideas guys?

    Im guessing thats Ian Atkinson, been watching loads of his footage as well. He recomends a book he has in one of his tutorials and I cant recall which tutorial it was :? With luck il find it again and post the video link so you can see what he advised He mentons a book in the first couple of...
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    2 old stoves to play with

    Could not resist, I decided the Primas No5 had to start its new life with a clean up. Cant wait to see it in daylight. just found out theres a code stamped on the underside AD31 looked it up and turns out it was manufactured in 1939 not sure what the 31 relates to though. Id guess day and...
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    2 old stoves to play with

    Thanks rik_uk3 Managed to fire up the primus no problem, made a leather washer for the veritas and its been soaking in olive oil for about 2 hours. Kinda remembered that from when i was a lad in the scouts :) I will definatly ask for help because that was all my knowledge without research ...
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    2 old stoves to play with

    Thanks for the advise, im out atm but Ìm sure I saw some form of wicķ clipped to the side, just visabble in the image. Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk