Search found 116 matches
- Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:04 pm
- Forum: Finance
- Topic: Gold content of jewellery and scrap gold
- Replies: 9
- Views: 8562
There are several YouTube entries about separating gold from base metal using acid and hydrogen peroxide and using borax to decrease the melting point of gold so you can melt it using a Bunsen Burner (or something like it). Of course only do this if you are knowledgeable with this sort of thing and ...
Great water rationing Mighty! Inspiring stuff. I wish my hubby got into the prepping way a bit more you’re lucky your spouse is into it! During a water outage recently we managed with our small store of rainwater to flush the loo and small supply of water. It’s really alarming how quickly the shops ...
- Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:34 pm
- Forum: Homes and Retreats
- Topic: Keeping warm without power
- Replies: 42
- Views: 16737
I've got a couple of huge woolly jumpers and scarves that save the day. One interesting thing: a few years ago I was attending a Herbal Medicine workshop in Autumn. I was cold all day. My tutor gave me Angelica tincture. Half an hour later I was taking my jumper OFF as I was too hot! Works a treat.
- Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:15 am
- Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
- Topic: Went down the allotment today
- Replies: 23
- Views: 6992
You guys are really inspiring! I'm helping a neighbour who is too busy to do much himself at the mo. Plenty of rhubarb, some raspberries, dwarf beans. Ripped out the old woody sprouting broccoli as it had gone to rack and ruin. Plenty of plums, blackberries. Swap for Bramleys and pears from a neighb...
- Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:24 pm
- Forum: DIY and Handicrafts
- Topic: Cut test with one of my own forged swords
- Replies: 25
- Views: 10450
Wulfshead, your sword looks AWESOME!! There's a series called Forged on Fire which is a timed sword/knife/axe making competition. Inspiring viewing. You could go there and tell them what to do!!
- Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:33 am
- Forum: Logistics and Transport
- Topic: The return of rail
- Replies: 5
- Views: 3565
My hubby loves trains and we have a friends and family railcard. Some lines in Gloucestershire are being updated which we appreciate but one evening my train home from Worcester was cancelled. Not best pleased as I had to leave work early disrupting my class to catch the one train to Shrub Hill then...