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MitchellM
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MitchellM
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a month ago

@Peter4 Looks great! Always wanted to give one of these a go. I've got a few odd shaped knives which would fit well with the skewer design.

MitchellM
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a month ago

@JimBobo Thanks for the tip Jim as some might not realise. There are no 'closed' ends to the bamboo, cuts were made mid nodules. What you are seeing i ...

MitchellM
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a month ago

@madmonkeys Sorry for the delayed response, I don't see why it wouldn't. Because there are so many mediums in play here, crayon/epoxy etc. It's always ...

MitchellM
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I've tried my hand at making several recycled pallet homes for solitary bees in the past which turned out quite well.I was informed that a local Hospi ...

MitchellM
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2 replies
March

@Corinne I hope you didn't get the impression from me posting my version of the project, that I somehow was claiming to have invented this idea. Chris ...

MitchellM
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March

@Jason The frame is constructed from the free pine pallets available at all Bunnings stores. I then used 32mm oak dowel, barn hinges, orbital ryobi sa ...

MitchellM
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Break up crayons and lay them in the groove, melt with a heat gun.Scrap back excess so, crayon layer is flush with surface.Sand with orbital sander, t ...

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TheSaltyreefer
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August

@MitchellM sorry mate never saw the post about the native Bee's and yes there are, we have 4 lots now

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a month ago

@Corinne @MitchellM Just a bit of FYI - though Chris came to it independently - he isn't the first to have the crayon idea. People have played with th ...

Community Manager Jason
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a month ago

Fantastic work @MitchellM. Many thanks for sharing. I'm sure the kids think its the bees knees. Jason

Moderator Walter
Moderator
March

@MitchelM. WOW!

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
March

Great work @MitchellM. That's a very striking effect! It reminds me of a post that @MartyH shared a while back about decorating wooden furniture wit ...

Corinne
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3 replies
March

Great project and something I'd love to do. You've done a great job with it and looks good. It's great to share things like this on this website or an ...

Kermit
Trusted Contributor
March

Awesome @MitchellM. Love seeing the creativity of Workshop members.

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MitchellM
Experienced Contributor
a month ago

@Peter4 Looks great! Always wanted to give one of these a go. I've got a few odd shaped knives which would fit well with the skewer design.

MitchellM
Experienced Contributor
a month ago

@JimBobo Thanks for the tip Jim as some might not realise. There are no 'closed' ends to the bamboo, cuts were made mid nodules. What you are seeing i ...

MitchellM
Experienced Contributor
1 reply
a month ago

@madmonkeys Sorry for the delayed response, I don't see why it wouldn't. Because there are so many mediums in play here, crayon/epoxy etc. It's always ...

MitchellM
Experienced Contributor
6 replies

I've tried my hand at making several recycled pallet homes for solitary bees in the past which turned out quite well.I was informed that a local Hospi ...

MitchellM
Experienced Contributor
2 replies
March

@Corinne I hope you didn't get the impression from me posting my version of the project, that I somehow was claiming to have invented this idea. Chris ...

MitchellM
Experienced Contributor
11 replies

Break up crayons and lay them in the groove, melt with a heat gun.Scrap back excess so, crayon layer is flush with surface.Sand with orbital sander, t ...

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