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Offer: Kettle (Bath) Expired 61d - It is fully working but as you can see along the hinge edges the plastic is beginning to degrade, so probably best not used for drinks or food.
Offer: Old carpet (Bath) Expired 64d - It’s a large rug, maybe 12’ x 8’, MOTHEATEN, so no good for indoor use but if anyone wants it to suppress weeds or similar it could end its days usefully. Offer: Medical book (Bath) Gifted 68d - It’s a big heavy book from my medical school days, in readable condition, this edition published in 1981. Abut of a long shot but if someone would like it they would be welcome to have it.
Offer: Dusters (Bath) Gifted 77d - Does anyone need more dusters? We seem to have loads, think they’re reproducing in the cupboard. Used but plenty of use still, and clean. Offer: Oil lamp base (Bath) Gifted 90d - It’s a fully working oil lamp base, shown in second picture, unfortunately minus its chimney - these are available to buy online. The first picture gives an idea of what it would look like with its chimney. I’ve offered this before but sadly more than one interested person failed to collect so this is its last chance, metal recycling after this.
Offer: Oilcloth scraps (Bath) Expired 91d - I have a small bagful of oilcloth off cuts, could be used for small zipped makeup cases etc if anyone would like them.
Offer: Red velvet (Bath) Gifted 91d - I have a piece of crimson curtain- weight velvet, 120cm wide x 67cm, could make a nice cushion.
Offer: Curtain lining made up into panels (Bath) Gifted 91d - I have two panels of cream coloured curtain lining fabric,1.5 widths per panel, already hemmed. Width per panel 202cm, length excluding hems 208 cm, if hems undone would be about 217cm. I made them then never used them. Offer: Piping cord (Bath) Gifted 91d - Most of a roll of piping cord, 4mm diameter
Offer: Roll of domett interlining (Bath) Gifted 91d - Neutral coloured, 140 cm wide, majority of a 50m roll Offer: Compost bins (Bath) Gifted 108d - We have two of this type of compost bin ‘The Compost Machine’) to pass on. They hold 220l. The original lids were nicked but they have worked very well with replacement dustbin lids.
Request: Christmas tree lights (Bathwick) Received 213d - Our Christmas tree lights 3 sets- have all died on us, no matter what I do I can’t get them to work and our tree is looking rather forlorn! Tried buying some without success. If anyone has a spare set I’d be really grateful - still a week of Christmas to go before 12th night! Offer: Brass oil lamp base (Bathwick) Expired 246d - It’s shown in the first picture. Unfortunately I managed to break the glass but replacement chimney glasses are available online. The base of the chimney should be 6.5cm. With a glass it would look something like the second picture. Request: Polyester stuffing or an old cushion (Bathwick) Received 246d - I am making some Christmas crafts and need some stuffing! Not a huge amount, just a few handfuls. Preferably the polyester wadding type, would be happy with an old wadding-stuffed cushion pad. Happy to wash it myself if necessary. Thank you for reading this. Request: Bike pannier bags (Bathwick) Expired 248d - Has any got a set of unwanted bike pannier bags? I’d be really grateful to have them if so. Offer: Paper shredder (Bathwick) Gifted 249d - It’s in full working order, 15” tall by 12” wide by 6” deep.
Offer: Leaded light (Bathwick) Gifted 249d - It’s an Edwardian leaded light, 15.5” x 20.75”. It needs some repair work but still lovely.
Offer: Blue velvet lengths (Bathwick) Gifted 250d - Two pieces of mid blue curtain- weight velvet. One is 120cm x 2m, it has been used in the past as a floor cushion cover, now a straight length, needs cleaning, but in reasonable condition. The second piece is unused, so clean, 120cm x 3.5m. I will ‘quarantine’ them for three days before handing over to anyone who’d like them. They come from a smoking- free house.
Offer: Brass oil lamp base (Bathwick) Expired 254d - It’s shown in the first picture. Unfortunately I managed to break the glass but replacement chimney glasses are available online. The base of the chimney should be 6.5cm. With a glass it would look something like the second picture.
Request: Chunky zip (Bathwick) Received 254d - I’m making a toy bag for a friend who hasn’t a lot of spare cash, and I’d like to find a chunky zip to close it with. Minimum 2’ long, any colour. Thank you for reading this, keep well. Offer: Plastic chest (Bathwick) Gifted 272d - It’s a lidded chest, rather battered but still functional. 36x48cm, x 26cm high.
Offer: Echinops plant (Bathwick) Gifted 314d - I’ve just cut this down but it looked like photo before I did, about 5’ tall. Didn’t suit the spot we had it in, so if anyone else would like it I’ll dig it up for you.
Offer: Money plant or jade plant. (Bathwick) Gifted 316d - I have one small money plant, also called jade plants, or Crassula ovata, to pass on. House plants, very easy to care for and they’ve survived heat of up to 50 degrees in our conservatory. Promised to two people who failed to collect so available again. Offer: Cake platters (Bathwick) Gifted 319d - I have a pile of cardboard/foil covered cake platters of various sizes, use but still with life in them if anyone is interested.
Offer: Magazine rack (Bathwick) Expired 324d - It has a metal frame with basket/wicker work, damaged on the front by cat scratching it but still usable or could be ‘up cycled’ by someone crafty.
Offer: Vicks digital thermometer (Bathwick) Expired 324d - Ithink it needs a new battery but can’t work out how to change it! Otherwise looks fine!
Offer: Cushion for coccyx pain (Bathwick) Gifted 324d - It’s a square flat cushion made by Putnams, picture taken from internet, with a T shaped cut out for taking pressure off the coccyx. Picture shows underneath, the top is smooth and it has a removable zipped cover.
Offer: Gift boxes (Bathwick) Expired 324d - Does anyone else collect gift boxes that “may come in useful”? I’m trying to cut down my collection so if they would be of use to anyone you are welcome.
Offer: House plant (Bathwick) Gifted 335d - We have a ficus benjamina that has got too large if anyone would like it. It’s about 15”/38cm tall. I’ve just reported it; the lip of the pot is cracked at the back but the body of the pot is fine.
Request: Jam jars (Bathwick) Received 347d - We’ve run out of jam jars and need them for chutney-making! If anyone has some spare we’d be really grateful