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by dig-it-pete
Sun Nov 30, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Grip-Seal Finds Bags with write-on Panels
Replies: 2
Views: 3279

Re: Grip-Seal Finds Bags with write-on Panels

Don't know if you all know but UKDN has been selling plastic grip-seal finds bags for years at great prices. See http://www.ukdetectornet.co.uk/shop.html I have just received my order of these grip-seal bags (100 of each size) and can confirm that they are excellent quality and also have the white ...
by dig-it-pete
Fri Nov 28, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Deep sea salvage:Finding treasures of the deep
Replies: 2
Views: 3125

Re: Deep sea salvage:Finding treasures of the deep

Far beneath the ocean waves, nestling silently on cold dark sea beds around the world, lie the remains of about three million shipwrecks. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-30231421 Great story - have passed it on to a diving friend who incidently found the wreck of a Roman boat in Lyme Bay but it ...
by dig-it-pete
Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:08 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Stone age axe found with wood handle
Replies: 15
Views: 10767

Re: Stone age axe found with wood handle

Thank you chaps for the kind comments regarding my work - it is much appreciated.
by dig-it-pete
Thu Nov 27, 2014 8:20 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Stone age axe found with wood handle
Replies: 15
Views: 10767

Re: Stone age axe found with wood handle

Hey Pete That stingray is just amazing !! Let's have a few more pictures of what you do. We love to see this kind of stuff :g58: :g50: :g38: Thanks Brian - below is one of my Kingfisher sculptures made from English Yew, the Kingfisher has been stained blue and then been sealed polished and waxed. T...
by dig-it-pete
Wed Nov 26, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Stone age axe found with wood handle
Replies: 15
Views: 10767

Re: Stone age axe found with wood handle

Baldric wrote:That stingray is amazing, what a talent you have.
Thanks Baldric - each piece I make is a labour of love. I am so lucky that I can make a living out of something I love doing.
by dig-it-pete
Tue Nov 25, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Stone age axe found with wood handle
Replies: 15
Views: 10767

Re: Stone age axe found with wood handle

popsandme wrote:Stunning discovery, and the stingray is amazing!
Thanks Pops :g50:
by dig-it-pete
Tue Nov 25, 2014 7:04 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Stone age axe found with wood handle
Replies: 15
Views: 10767

Re: Stone age axe found with wood handle

This is amazing to see an axe in this condition Read More It is quite amazing that the wood has survived and appears to be the same as when it was lost all of those years ago. As an artistic woodworker for my day job (when not detecting!) I often work with Bog Oak, which is a fantastic material to ...
by dig-it-pete
Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:34 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Just in case we get any snow this winter.
Replies: 6
Views: 5330

Re: Just in case we get any snow this winter.

Very interesting - I didn't realise shovelling snow was such a strain on the heart.
by dig-it-pete
Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:59 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: the tomb of Genghis Khan? ?
Replies: 7
Views: 5736

Re: the tomb of Genghis Khan? ?

Thanks Pops - I think I am related - where do I put in my claim for some of them gold and silver coins?
by dig-it-pete
Sun Nov 02, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: RIP Acker Bilk
Replies: 7
Views: 5253

Re: RIP Acker Bilk

I learnt to play the clarinet at school back in the late 60's and he was my hero - saw him live at Sidmouth a few years back. he never lost it.

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