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Old Jan 21st 2008, 11:32 pm
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Ok - there must be some strapping young lads amongst you who know how to concrete in fence posts and would love food and beer in return?!

Anyone fancy the challenge?

Is anyone running a skills swap shop in the area out of interest?
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Old Jan 21st 2008, 11:38 pm
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Sorry we are a bit to far away to help. But what a cool idea
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Ok - there must be some strapping young lads amongst you who know how to concrete in fence posts and would love food and beer in return?!

Anyone fancy the challenge?

Is anyone running a skills swap shop in the area out of interest?
Depends when Lee wants to do this? I'm a bit tucked up this weekend as Louise's parents are flying in!!
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Old Jan 22nd 2008, 2:13 am
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Depends when Lee wants to do this? I'm a bit tucked up this weekend as Louise's parents are flying in!!
Lee? I am the project manager on this one. He does as he's told
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Old Jan 22nd 2008, 2:14 am
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I've never concreted in posts but I have built fences and am happy to lend a hand. I can bring tools and stuff

How hard can it be?
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Lee? I am the project manager on this one. He does as he's told
Ooo errr
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Can't do this weekend though, I'll be in Christchurch
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Old Jan 22nd 2008, 2:27 am
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I'm not any use at fencing but i can sew - used to take in dressamking and alterations. Swap anyone?
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ahh bless you all.

Well i was going to have a chat with this builder to see if he can come and oversee/provide posts and cement mixer etc... and we provide labour. I have seen some panels on trademe and the guys are gonna make a gate for us. I think I need about 5 or 6 panels plus the gate, so its not a huge job - its just something i have never done before and would take Lee and I ages to do on our own.

We move into our new house on 30th january and I was thinking starting work on the sunday 3rd feb to try get the posts in. Or at the latest the following weekend. Need to keep these kids contained!!!

If you guys are really up for it then thats fantastic. Lee and I can offer IT skills, babysitting, taxi service or labour in return for any help.

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This post is sexist!!

I owned my own landscaping business in the UK and I did plenty of fencing including putting in posts!!!:curse:

Girls can do much more than cook, sew, iron, clean, bake and give birth you know.

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This post is sexist!!

I owned my own landscaping business in the UK and I did plenty of fencing including putting in posts!!!:curse:

Girls can do much more than cook, sew, iron, clean, bake and give birth you know.

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Really?
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Originally Posted by Catkin09 View Post
This post is sexist!!

I owned my own landscaping business in the UK and I did plenty of fencing including putting in posts!!!:curse:

Girls can do much more than cook, sew, iron, clean, bake and give birth you know.

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which bit is sexist? ah I see the bit where i refer to strapping young lads. Gees its tongue in cheek get a grip. i have yet to have a reply from a young strapping lad - are they offended??! (they may well be now LOL)

speaking for myself i do plumbing, electrics, all DIY - but only in my own home. I dont want to make empty promises. And I certainly wouldnt offer to do these kind of jobs in someone elses home when its not my trade. So i am offering what I know I can feasibily do at this point in time.

Since having 2nd child i have put out my pelvis which means i cant do hard manual labour otherwise believe me i would have done it myself!

So please review what you just posted cos you are WAY out of order.

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Really?
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Originally Posted by karonious View Post
I'm not any use at fencing but i can sew - used to take in dressamking and alterations. Swap anyone?
would love someone to show me how to make curtains and blinds. Anything you can help with?

i also do dressmaking

(i can also spit, and fart and if i had balls i would scratch those too - for Catkin's benefit)
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... i have yet to have a reply from a young strapping lad - are they offended??! (they may well be now LOL)

...
Oi!






True though.
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