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Offline Roger B

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A Domestic Job
« on: May 21, 2020, 06:15:09 PM »
My wife is doing some knitting with our youngest granddaughter. The required 8mm needles were too long for easy use so she asked me if I could shorten them. After a little thought I drilled through the heads with an 8mm drill until they came off, shortened the rods and glued the heads back on. A satisfied customer  :)
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Roger

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Re: A Domestic Job
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2020, 06:31:45 PM »
Hello Roger,

Hang on to those 8mm plastic offcuts. They may become useful one day.

Mike
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Offline Roger B

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Re: A Domestic Job
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2020, 06:43:39 PM »
They are already safe in my offcuts box  :)
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Roger

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Re: A Domestic Job
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2020, 01:54:40 AM »
Nicely done!
Andy

Offline Jim Nic

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Re: A Domestic Job
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2020, 10:23:39 AM »
A good result.  I find it's well worth doing this kind of job as it helps to justify my latest tool purchase.
Jim
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Re: A Domestic Job
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2020, 08:06:50 AM »
Hi Roger, good to know now, how to get some plastic tube easily.
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Achim

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Re: A Domestic Job
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2020, 08:34:58 AM »
Not all knitting needles are plastic  ::)

Personally I use circular knitting needles (a long piece of round plastic with short steel needles on each end)  as I find normal needles a bit long and they get in the way.

Jo
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