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    Cheese slicer birch handle

    My oldest cheese slicer needed a new handle, used birch and kept the bark, coated it with epoxy then polyurethane.
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    Bad bad things are going on in Norway these days. Please spread the word.

    "Toy" planes with a light pilot/short distances ok, typical jets with people and luggage haha!
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    Bad bad things are going on in Norway these days. Please spread the word.

    Over here batteries are all the rage, a lot of people believe that everything can run on batteries, planes included ...
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    Bad bad things are going on in Norway these days. Please spread the word.

    Wind turbines? Before the age of fossil fuels we were a lot fewer and our footprint were a lot smaller, when the oil etc "runs out" we will return to that state. The world seems to be powered by technology but technology depends on cheap energy and fossil fuels are the cheapest large scale...
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    The Hárbarðr / Hrafn Casket

    Nice work Wayland! In the reconstruction of "The Myklebust Ship" there's one chest for every oar, seems right to me: About "The Myklebust Ship": https://sagastad.no/en/the-myklebust-ship/
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    Flavoured Vodka

    Before all the fancy ready made stuff "Pors" ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myrica_gale ) was a popular flavour in Norway. I have made it a couple of times, good stuff.
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    Planning Norwegian Ski Trip (with 6 year old)

    Good to hear you're having a good time!
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    Planning Norwegian Ski Trip (with 6 year old)

    Yr is as good as it gets. https://hjelp.yr.no/hc/en-us/articles/206550539-Facts-about-Yr
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    Sami pouch

    I'm more of a sewing machine and fabric man so I guess my coffee will have to go elsewhere. Lately I've used an electric machine but a muscle powered model is oiled and ready, great tool:
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    Sami pouch

    This one's in my shoulder bag, had to put it to use right away.
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    Sami pouch

    Finally made a Sami style pouch. Like this shape a lot, think I'll have to try out different sizes, maybe wax them, we'll see ...
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    Fulled wool slippers

    Great! The missus like this pattern (another pair in the washing machine as we speak) and she's happy to have passed it on, enjoy your slippers she says!
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    Fulled wool slippers

    How about 40 instead of 60 C? Please report back on the result.
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    Fulled wool slippers

    Size 8: Red = 56 stitches, green = 18.5 cm, blue = bind off 4 stitches on each side, yellow = 20 cm, pink = as post above.
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    Bags and pouches

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    Fulled wool slippers

    @Woody girl About 150 grams.
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    Fulled wool slippers

    Wool for a thick sweater, make sure it can be fulled. Single knit and sorry, "column" should of course be "row", post edited.
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    Fulled wool slippers

    Old denim sounds good, thank you!
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    Fulled wool slippers

    Slippers like these are my favourite. Haven't put soles on them before but will sew on some kind of fabric this time to make them last longer.