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    darkest lincolnshire, beyond the black wood
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    making everything ever made in leather, as soon as i have learned enough to enable me to stop playing with scraps...

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  1. my xmass present to me.....

    thanks GiGi, afraid it's already on ebay.. finishes tomorrow. but would cost a fortune to ship abroad....... sorry
  2. my xmass present to me.....

    ha ha i was gong to buy everyone one for xmass, but my bah humbug got the better of me.... retired because it's old and has a noisy clutch, always wanted a new one, so decided what the hell. can I show you what i made last weekend, it was a design my wife started befoe she passed but didn't finish, so i tried to finish and build it, a few things could do with changing, but think it turned out ok, so going to give it to our daughter for xmass.. what do you think. sorry no carving
  3. my xmass present to me.....

    thank you, enjoying playing, I've now got a pile of skived leather, don't know what i am going to do with it, but love how easy it slices through.......
  4. been a sad year since my wife passed away last xmass, I have slowly started getting back in to my leather work again, so as a treat i have bought myself a nice new xmass present, Al
  5. Tiger thread questions,help please.

    Abbey England sent this out if it helps any threads Al
  6. Hi I have put up on ebay one of my foot operated press machines heavy so collection on so only useful for those in UK sorry hope this is ok Al http://Press Machine for Press Studs, Eyelets/Grommet, Rivets, Popper
  7. Adler Post Bed 68 25

    great stuff thanks guys
  8. Hi gang I have just picked dup an adler 68-25, does anyone know where I can get hold of a parts list and manual for this old girl please hopefully thanks in advance Ala
  9. I wish I was the US, being in the UK, if we purchase anything over $49. Us dollars that is posted other than personal, we get hit by our high import tax, this combined with over seas postal kills most chances. I'm Gutted
  10. Filo Fax Or Small Arch Lever Mechanisms

    panic over found one, technotherm ltd
  11. Hi everyone does anyone know where can I find the small sprung mechanisms used in the center of the old filo faxs, my daughter wants me to make her an organiser thanks in advance Al
  12. Stahl edge paint is far better in my humble opinion, you can get clear and colour to what ever colour you want. or just keep it clear
  13. The Truth About Ohio Travel Bag...

    I have used OTB, very happy, although being in UK we have to be careful not to go too far over the minimum purchase as our import tax can cripple the savings made
  14. sarden you are running a business and the information you are trying to promote needs to be factual.. if you want to know the facts concerning leather tanning, you need to speak to the professionals within that industry.. international leather maker, is one organisation and magazine for said industry,, that often have the highest professionals in the industry, such as Mike Redwood,, I would suggest joining paying the subscription and gaining actual facts, that you can use to sell your clients wares...... etc and here.... institute for creative leather technologies, in Northampton UK
  15. that looks to me like it was there before you bought it, by putting dressing on it probably did darken it, thus making it stand out more hence not noticing it previously.. that doesn't look like a pigmented finish on there, (hard to tell from a picture, I use a microscope for assessments) so you are probably just going to have to live with it, or argue the point with the seller, but unlikely to get very far as you've put a darkening agent on it making it stand out