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    Well here is an odd offering! have only been to...

    Well here is an odd offering! have only been to the shop one day this week, as the weather has been very bad, and I am still a bit under it! Here is a job I did a few years ago on a Citroen 2cv,...
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    No Charles, but I do revel in my Lidl insulated...

    No Charles, but I do revel in my Lidl insulated overalls! It is still blowing hard here, has calmed down a bit today, but it was quite "busy" last night, though no more trees down in our area! Snow...
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    Well, I am saying C aaara!, as in sierra, but...

    Well, I am saying C aaara!, as in sierra, but with an AAAR instaid of an EEER!! I think they are running out of names. Yesterday was rough, not as bad today, still wind coming in from the west, and...
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    I left the flue folded down over the weekend as...

    I left the flue folded down over the weekend as "storm Ciara" was coming in over the west coast, Good thing I did! Hours of howling wind and sheeting rain!
    Phil, East Yorkshire
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    Hi chaps, got the flue finished and put up this...

    Hi chaps, got the flue finished and put up this week, and also included my ride home over the Yorkshire wolds, like, subscribe, and enjoy!
    Phil
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    Hi Chaps, having mainly recovered from my Lurgi,...

    Hi Chaps, having mainly recovered from my Lurgi, I am back at work on "light duties" so in the last couple of days, I have been building the new straight flue to try and cure the forge smoking...
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    Back to video this week chaps, part 2 of the...

    Back to video this week chaps, part 2 of the workshop tour, Beyond the sliding door! Like siuscribe, and enjoy, comments and questions very welcomed!
    Phil

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    I didn't explain that very well! At the end of...

    I didn't explain that very well! At the end of the slideshow, the pics of the repaired wall, and the brick wall beyond it is what used to be the rear walls of these now demolished buildings. The...
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    Hi Charles, the pics of the wall are a bit...

    Hi Charles,
    the pics of the wall are a bit deceptive, as I said the wall was never completed when my father and I built the shop, and the earth you see is the remains of the topsoil that had...
  10. This subject has been done to death by me and...

    This subject has been done to death by me and others on several forums. I watched all three of the above videos, numbers 1 and 2 are fatigue failures caused by the material the tank is made from...
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    Hi Guys, part 3 of the workshop rebuild series,...

    Hi Guys, part 3 of the workshop rebuild series, actually in the workshop itself. Still quite intensive, but not as difficult or time consuming as the Church lane end. Enjoy, like, subscribe, and be...
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    Hi Guys, below is part 2 of my workshop rebuild,...

    Hi Guys, below is part 2 of my workshop rebuild, the interior of the "Chuch lane end", no video this week as I have been off with sinusitis, a thumping head and a stiff neck, but I am determined to...
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    I have always used an Evershed and Vignoles hand...

    I have always used an Evershed and Vignoles hand cranked 500v megger tester, they are much better made than the modern ones, and do not need to be serviced and calibrated annually . I check the...
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    Hi Charles, Langtoft, the village where my...

    Hi Charles, Langtoft, the village where my workshop is, is in a steep sided valley in the Yorkshire wolds, so everything slopes, and is built to the line of the landscape, rather than a spirit level....
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    Hi Guys, part 1 of my workshop rebuild slideshow,...

    Hi Guys, part 1 of my workshop rebuild slideshow, I will be putting more up in between videos, and I am back at the workshop from Monday, so expect a video next friday If I can get something...
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    Thanks Charles, it wasn't in constant...

    Thanks Charles, it wasn't in constant manufacture, it started off as a proof of concept, and when it worked at stage 1 I knew that I had enough heat output, and if I made a batch firebox instead of...
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    wood fired shop heater part 2

    Part 2 of the heater build and a couple of videos at the end of a walk in the rain with my daughter, including gratuitous squirrel content, and lots of roaring water! watch, subscribe, like and...
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    Hi all, this week the first of a two part...

    Hi all, this week the first of a two part slideshow on building my wood fired warm air workshop heater. My shop is 1150Sq ft, and is now warm even in the coldest days!

    Phil,

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  19. for the coolant filter on my lathe, I have the...

    for the coolant filter on my lathe, I have the inside of a microwave door, very finely drilled mesh, and built into a tougher, recessed frame!
    Phil
    East Yorkshire.
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    New stuff, firewood and a reluctant pump, its all...

    New stuff, firewood and a reluctant pump, its all in a weeks worth of work! Havent had much chance to film this week, so hope you like what I did get done!
    Phil
    East Yorkshire

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    My week this week, got a couple of useful days...

    My week this week, got a couple of useful days in, and some part days, built up the new flue, but will be fitting it next week weather permitting, tried out a bit of TIG cam, but I need to cover the...
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    Hi all, as usual, I didnt get s full week in the...

    Hi all, as usual, I didnt get s full week in the workshop this week, but fitted s new motor to the old fan housing, which is much more powerful, and very efficient, but I heed to modify the flue as...
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    It is a common pattern in the UK, usually known...

    It is a common pattern in the UK, usually known as an H pot, when fitted as a standard chimney pot, the idea is that rain cannot get down the flue, and blustery wind which changes from updraft to...
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    Hi chaps! Not much time spent in the workshop...

    Hi chaps! Not much time spent in the workshop this week, but managed to get a bit done, failures and succeses!¬ and as an added bonus, a car repair, you can't be without a heater this weather! Enjoy,...
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    Hi thermite, I am afraid the reviewer was winding...

    Hi thermite, I am afraid the reviewer was winding you up, or all the Patels have upped and left, as it is not even in the top 25 surnames as of 2016 The 25 most common surnames in Britain - and what...
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