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tbc

Member since Sep 2011 • Last active Jun 2020

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    Also, chocolate digestive with peanut butter on, and marmalade on top of that.

    Thank me later.

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    I have always loved the Whole Earth crunchy stuff, but the dark one has raised it up a notch.

    I do sometimes like it when they've run out of posh stuff and you buy a supermarket own brand one that's got sugar in as well though because it feels naughty.

    PB is the best though. A spoonful in granola or overnight oats is great.

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    I've got a high chair project (or two of them, actually).

    They have some kind of lacquer on which I'll need to remove.

    Questions:

    1. I've got some Paint Panther from a previous project. Will I need some kind of cabinet scraper to remove the varnish? I saw someone using one on a table restoration video on YouTube and it looked great.

    2. I'm hoping to paint it with emulsion because we've got so many leftover colours and tester pots. What is the forum recommended top coat for protecting the paint from mucky babies?

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    That looks great!

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    They're from the seller vds_fabrications on ebay.

    I do like them, but they're a little bit rough and ready and I think the screw holes aren't all consistent. Which doesn't really matter unless you try to attach a different bracket to the one you used to mark out the holes.

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    I'm only really doing 5ks as training/keeping fit for football, so it's not really something I'd thought about training for - if I'm going to work on anything properly it should be core and weight training probably.

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    I thought my 5km PB was 22:30 last year, and I'd been pleased that I'd been getting closer to it this year (23:04 best for the year).

    Apollo's Parkrun list yesterday made me look back at mine and I saw my PB was actually 21:30 (what's also annoying is that according to Strava it was a 4.95km run so Strava doesn't recognise it as a PB).

    That seems a lot further off and less realistic - I think I find it easier to run in a Parkrun with the incentive/distraction of other runners around.

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    Do you know of any good people working in this end of London?

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    Sounds basic but one thing that helped me get a fair bit quicker was just to get a Garmin watch with a target pace that beeps when you're below it. It's something I hadn't tried before but I improved my PB by about 2 minutes just by being aware of how fast I was running.

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    Has anyone used a good carpenter who would fit a front door in East London?

    I tried to bribe @Bobbo without any luck.

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