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Britain’s Best Woodworker

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by Mike Watkins, Oct 23, 2021.

  1. Mike Watkins

    Mike Watkins Woody Woodgate

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    I think I’m loosing the will to live with this program :facepalm: .

    Okay the bulldog wasn’t that brilliant but it was a damn site better than the lion, if that’s what it was supposed to be!

    Also, I thought the comments about the peacock were very unfair.
     
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    Readie Grumpy Old Fart

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    I thought the girl who said she wouldn’t mind doing it naked should have been allowed to.....

    Much more fun...
     
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    IanDB Donator

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    Thought the peacock was among the best tbh..
    Lion.. Oh dear.. Big ol job though.
    Snail was funky.

    A bit of a step back from the previous, week imo.

    Gone this far, may as well see it through now.

    They ain't finding Britain's Best though, that's for certain
     
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    Mike Watkins Woody Woodgate

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    Yep total agree. IMHO the only one with any kind of woodworking skill is Radhal and, like you, I’ve made it this far so better see it through :facepalm: .
     
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    Inca Keyboard Hero

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    The horse - prime example of somebody not making life unnecessarily difficult for themselves and meeting the brief perfectly.

    The boxer - looked like a boxer with the added visual joke thrown in. If that’s his first ever carving in the round then very well executed.

    The peacock - good execution, the contrasting colours didn’t work for me, clever interpretation of the peacock's fan.

    The lion - ballsy and brave attempt to tackle something so big.

    The Snail - almost turned into an alternative garden chair.

    Difficult call as to who should be shown the door and I think they got it wrong.
     
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    Mike Watkins Woody Woodgate

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    Very good round up and I totally agree.

    I felt very aggrieved for Joe because as you say for a first effort his bulldog looked like a bulldog!

    As for the lion…………:facepalm: !
     
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    Mike Watkins Woody Woodgate

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    I’m so mad I want to storm the Bastille and string up the two judges :mad: .

    Radhal should have, without any shadow of doubt in my mine, won last week’s program.

    I’m so mad about it that I’m going to write to my MP :mad::mad: (Calm down Woody, it’s only a reality TV program :facepalm: . I think I may need to get help :facepalm: )
     
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    Inca Keyboard Hero

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    No argument from this call sign, it really has been a shocking production (that’s had me glued to and shouting at the screen every episode).
     
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    Mike Watkins Woody Woodgate

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    Yep me too. To my mind Misti’s piece didn’t meet the brief, it was a wall unit with a cupboard! Where as Radhal piece was exactly what they asked for and looked pretty damned too :mad: .

    I’m annoyed with myself for sticking with it but will have to see it through :facepalm: .
     
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    daystate Ian Busy Member

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    I watched it for the first time last week, oh dear, they could probably produce something a lot better if given more than two days but going by my one program they are hardly craftsmen.
     
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    Readie Grumpy Old Fart

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    Is it just me who wouldn’t mind an evening with Mel ....
     
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    Inca Keyboard Hero

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    It’s just you.:(
     
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    Shaggy2070 Engaging Member

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    No, it's not:thumb:.
     
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    Readie Grumpy Old Fart

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    I do agree with the others on here.

    I’m sure Mistie won for PC box ticking.

    It certainly wasn’t a drinks cabinet..
     
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    1260engineer The Terminator's Armourer

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    :facepalm: i really hope the next one aint engineers. my tele might become a target of air gun abuse :facepalm:
     
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    Been a Carpenter for over 30yrs, watched a few of the episodes, what a total shambles, britains best wood butcher is more like it, totally agree with everything you say, i was looking forward to it as Carpentry doesn't get a lot of tv time, wife hates me watching it as i spend most of the episode abusing them.
     
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    Well I’m glad that abomination is over with, give my blood pressure chance to recover. A real shame it turned out how it did, I’d guess there are 100s of men in sheds turning out heirloom pieces daily just for the fun of it, a fly-on-wall program of them would make wonderful viewing.

    They got the right winner IMO, some very clever compound angles going on there but I doubt any of the pieces would survive many British winters.

    Part way through the program my good lady asks, “Is that thing with green on a Festool?” Looking up she was referring to the Kapex. I’ve had her for 42 years and she still has the ability to surprise. Doubt if I’ll see one under the Christmas tree though :(.
     

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