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Scottishslater (Scottishslater)
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Username: Scottishslater

Post Number: 44
Registered: 01-2012
Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 01:40 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

thats his nick name as in specs you wear on your eyes
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Slate_man (Slate_man)
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Post Number: 738
Registered: 01-2007
Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 07:47 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Steve can you translate Spex! :-) lol!
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Scottishslater (Scottishslater)
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Post Number: 43
Registered: 01-2012
Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 05:14 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

lol theres wee spex
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Spextheslater (Spextheslater)
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Post Number: 1
Registered: 05-2012
Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 04:49 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Steggie Stoater! Barry video of that Burgh job. Really nice brar. Whats that thats on it? Cant get the bothwell pics up - cant find the plug!
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Bud (Bud)
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Post Number: 64
Registered: 02-2010
Posted on Sunday, May 06, 2012 - 08:38 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

My point exactly, unfortunately thats not what we do and the list if tools is long and complicated
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Scottishslater (Scottishslater)
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Username: Scottishslater

Post Number: 42
Registered: 01-2012
Posted on Sunday, May 06, 2012 - 07:16 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

thats all you need if you can work slate
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Bud (Bud)
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Post Number: 63
Registered: 02-2010
Posted on Saturday, May 05, 2012 - 07:21 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Seriously, shouldn't it be more complicated. Where and when did it all go astray. Good on you to be able to make it all happen with such simple tools and yet produce functional art.
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Belgiumslate (Belgiumslate)
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Username: Belgiumslate

Post Number: 21
Registered: 05-2007
Posted on Saturday, May 05, 2012 - 07:18 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

very nice !
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Scottishslater (Scottishslater)
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Username: Scottishslater

Post Number: 41
Registered: 01-2012
Posted on Saturday, May 05, 2012 - 02:31 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

what I personally use http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh522/scottishslater/slatetools.jpg
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Scottishslater (Scottishslater)
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Username: Scottishslater

Post Number: 38
Registered: 01-2012
Posted on Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 02:11 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

ill give you the guided scotch slating tour lol
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Slate_man (Slate_man)
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Post Number: 732
Registered: 01-2007
Posted on Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 01:17 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Sorry what should not show I do their?
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Scottishslater (Scottishslater)
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Username: Scottishslater

Post Number: 37
Registered: 01-2012
Posted on Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 12:40 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

liam what do you mean show
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Slate_man (Slate_man)
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Post Number: 730
Registered: 01-2007
Posted on Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 08:40 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ha Steve I may be coming to Scotland next year, around this time. What show I do when their? Feel free to e-mail rather then post if you want.
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Lazeyjack (Lazeyjack)
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Post Number: 28
Registered: 04-2012
Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 11:06 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

seems like it is alive and well over there
for that round stuff Chris was showing, I have drawn up a nibbler, which is basically a motorbike crankshaft geared way down, mounted under the table , the tool is a hook like thing cutting on the down stroke which would recipricate at 30 -60 strokes a minute I doubt if I,ll build it though, maybe good on very large jobs, say you had a ply pattern for those shapes Chris has shown, you would rip through them as the hook would cut convex, concave and any ole way you want at any thickness you need
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Scottishslater (Scottishslater)
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Post Number: 36
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Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 11:36 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQbZ5w-mu10&feature=related
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Scottishslater (Scottishslater)
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Post Number: 35
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Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 11:12 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Scottishslater (Scottishslater)
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Post Number: 34
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Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 10:44 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mG-jpq_NnWg&feature=endscreen&NR=1
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Scottishslater (Scottishslater)
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Post Number: 33
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Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 10:37 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

You can see in the video hes using a flat dressing iron in Scotland ours has a hook on the top for also holing the slate
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Scottishslater (Scottishslater)
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Post Number: 32
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Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 10:34 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Heres a link for a video that shows a welsh guy cutting slate you'll see what we use to cut slate is different from what you guys are used tohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zVmtLOmjVw

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