Railway sleepers put to good usage...!

Discussion in 'Tips 'n' Tricks Topic' started by The Seer, Jan 7, 2016.

  1. perkalator

    perkalator Veteran Member

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    Creative, i hate creasote splinters though.
     
  2. The Seer

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    Hey, that's a pretty good idea, thanks :) Sure will help when it comes to manoeuvring them!
     
  3. younda

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    nice - how did you cut those angles - chainsaw?
     
  4. Dave Nelson

    Dave Nelson Veteran Member Gold Member

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  5. The Seer

    The Seer Veteran Member

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    I was tempted, a friend has a chainsaw though I used regular hand saws. Yeah, it DID take a long time to slice through them. Seems to be worth it so far though :)
     
  6. The Seer

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    Thanks :) Chances are they're older than the car itself. We have a lot of surplus sleepers back in the 1970 s due to the decommissioning of some our railways.
     
  7. Da-bigguy

    Da-bigguy Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    My dad used a bunch of old railroad ties to build a garden in front of our garage which was located on top of a small rise in the backyard. My mom loved having the garden there, had some really great crops of tomato over the years.
     

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