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Featured DIYChatroom Member: cocobolo

Posted 09-06-2014 at 12:52 PM by DIYChatroom

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Born at Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, November 13, 1942.

The son of Kathleen and Dennis Elliott (RAF pilot).

My father was killed during WW2 when I was 10 days less than 1 year old.

During the war we lived at 1 Park Road, Haywards Heath, my grandparents home. On one occasion, the back of the house was damaged when a German bomber let one go on his way up to London one night. Everyone survived, and I think there were...
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Featured DIYChatroom Member: oh'mike

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I've always loved wood.

My father was a store designer and display man --also a DIYer so typical of the world war two veteran.

The smell of freshly cut wood brings back memories of my dad.

I was lucky enough to make my living building things for the greater part of my life.

Like so many folks,I started down the road to being a builder as a young man--but life took a turn.I put away the chisels and saws...
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How to Build the Ultimate Playhouse!

Posted 12-26-2012 at 05:53 PM by LanceV

Back in 2007 I bought a guide called "[url=http://qualityking.net/guides/ultimate-playhouse.php]Build the Ultimate Playhouse in 2 days[/url]", and myself and my son spend the weekend putting it together. I decide I'd make a thread showing my work!

[B][U]Parts List[/U][/B]:[LIST][*]6 - 6' x 8' stockade fence with 2x3 supports[*]4 - 4 x 4 x 6' Treated timbers[*]2 - 2 x 4 x 8' Treated lumber[*]2 - 2 x 4 x 8' Lumber[*]1 - 2 x 3 x 8' lumber. (As straight as possible)[*]1 - 1...
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