Another OMG moment! And a top tip from KD land-Christmas trees!!

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  1. KD

    KD Gone fishing

    Was Cambridge, now maintaining
    A six foot tall, seven foot wide Christmas tree looks silly in a 12*12 music room that has all round fitted furniture and 2 pianos :D

    Have put a sign on the door for all students and there parents.

    Enter Ye The Forest!!

    Beware the tree!!

    No room for parents


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  3. Aurora

    Aurora Full Member

    Quicker to jump over than walk around! :eek:
  4. icemoose

    icemoose The Diet Guy

    Don't diet anymore!
  5. KD

    KD Gone fishing

    Was Cambridge, now maintaining
    Assuming you are happing to jump from the door and be prepared to smash your nose on the opposite wall :D I've sort of squashed it in a corner. Does look nice, but should have bought a smaller one. It's been ages since we've had a real tree and I had forgotten how wide they are.:eek:

    Done it up now and it looks good. Need more lights. thought 4 sets was enough!

    also need some dried sliced oranges which nowhere seems to sell, so had to buy an orange:rolleyes: Sliced it the wrong way, so had to brave the weather and walk even further to find a shop open to sell me another one.

    Now in the oven drying. How long should I keep it on for? Any idea? Thought about keeping it very low all night. Not in the mood to take risks though:rolleyes:

    Could do with icemoose's dehydrator.

    I'll bear that in mind for next year Mike :D
  6. Aurora

    Aurora Full Member

  7. KD

    KD Gone fishing

    Was Cambridge, now maintaining

    Fantastic. I did a google, but didn't find that. Brill. It's had 3 hours so far on 50, so I'll turn it off overnight and see what it's like in the morning.
    It's for DS2 really. A promise I made last year. My piano kids are 'borrowing' it for a couple of weeks. Then we are going to try to move it to the family room for Xmas:rolleyes: Me thinks it's going to be a disaster. Trying to get it through the door and all that.

    I envisage a nice wintery leafless tree of twigs by then :D

    It has been fun though. DS2 and 3 other boys from his class put the lights on it. 4 grammar school boys arranging lights is very entertaining.

    Boy 1: I think we need a light every 1 cubic by my calculations we will need......xx amount of lights.
    Boy 2: If we work out the radius on the tree we can see how many revolutions we will need per set of lights and then see how many sets will be best.
    Boy 3: Are you sure the voltage will be okay with all these lights together. Let me check............
    DS2: Ack. Let's just put them on :D
  8. Aurora

    Aurora Full Member

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