Torment K102 #3: Chinese or Indian?

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Torment K102 #3: Chinese or Indian?

Post by Michael Brigg » Sat Jun 20, 2015 2:12 am

Poor Torment has been languishing somewhat this past few months and I may well mis my deadline to be ready for Roadford, and even Bosham.

I have been rather hung up by the need to get some robbins ply, to replace the cheeks on the centre plate but I managed a journey to Bristol while collecting some Alumunium riggers salvaged of a smashed up aylings rowing IV washed up on the Avon mud. I wonder what happened with that one?? Rather annoyingly posted on ebay as a set of Double scull riggers! :evil: They will go into the garage attic and will find a use one day.

Robbins were about to shut so I had to select the sheet of 4mm ply in a hurry. Elite ply with a Mahogany surface veneer and a nice bit of grain but rather pale colour.

I have cut the shape out simply by tracing around the old pieces as a template. Firm tracing then with a stanley knife and they have punched out like the wings of a Balsa rubber band airplane.

So, as I have shown they are rather too pale. even with a lick of white spirit to see how the colours are, so here is the question....

China or Indian tea? Earl Grey or Orange Peko?

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Re: Torment K102 #3: Chinese or Indian?

Post by Michael Brigg » Sat Jun 20, 2015 12:12 pm

I have gone for a well stewed pot of Yorkshire Gold. The effect is reasonably pleasing but needs a a bit more strength.



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Re: Torment K102 #3: Chinese or Indian?

Post by Ed » Sat Jun 20, 2015 9:10 pm

The colour is really nice, but looks like it could do with a bit more red...

looks wonderful though...

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Re: Torment K102 #3: Chinese or Indian?

Post by Michael Brigg » Sat Jun 20, 2015 11:24 pm

You red my mind Ed.

It needs a bit of red (or pink) to match the mahogany, especially after another 6 cups of tea...

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...and I never thought I would actually find a use for "herbal tea...Cranberry to be precise.

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Re: Torment K102 #3: Chinese or Indian?

Post by Michael Brigg » Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:58 pm

What I was doing on the Roadford Rally week end.

A little bit of gluing.... Gravity assisted.

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Re: Torment K102 #3: Chinese or Indian?

Post by Ed » Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:49 pm

That photo just says so much... :-)

Sorry you couldn't make it to Roadford...


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Re: Torment K102 #3: Chinese or Indian?

Post by roger » Fri Jul 31, 2015 8:36 pm

Childminding, is a poor excuse for not going to Roadford.
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