I gathered a load of elderberries recently and stuck them in some vodka.
Then I was reading about their toxicity and that they should be cooked before eaten.
Will steeping in vodka have the same nullifying effect, or have I just created poisonous vodka?
Any hints on where to get cheap brass, or brass that can be repurposed?
I want a piece 70mmx20mmx10mm and I don't want to buy a piece of bar stock.
I'm betting someone on here has the answer.
We have a leather sofa. It's very much of the lived in/distressed variety.
One of the cushions has developed a wear hole along a crease. The leather around it is still quite thick so I think if I glue a leather patch to the reverse it will all be fine and will stop the hole getting...
I'm after a small pair of scissors - preferably part of a multi tool, but where they are the main act - like a Leatherman Micra or Gerber Eclipse. I don't want just folding scissors.
Has anyone seen anything like that?
Knock off versions of aforesaid tools considered.
How to always find north.
Item number 5 here
and on the radio tonight here
This story made me laugh.
Some pictures of the damage would have been good, but online journalists are rubbish.
I suspect that it's human beavers.
That came out wrong - you know what I mean.
I'm sure this has been asked before.
And at the risk of getting a slew of comments along the lines of "A piece of brass rod".
Can I ask is there something that people have repurposed/cannibalised to make brass pins for knives?
Basically I want a couple of brass pins and don't want to go...
I'm hoping the power of the BCUK collective can help.
I want a waterproof jacket - ideally goretex.
I'm not bothered whether plain or camo.
The main thing is that it needs to be cheap.
I seem to recall some ex RAF ones mentioned on here a while back, but can't find a link...
I've got some nylon webbing that I'm re-using on a project.
It has some kinks in it from it's previous role.
Any suggestions on how to flatten it out?
Normally I'd iron fabric, but am worried about damaging it - even if I started low and gradually increased the heat.