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LukeCan

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05-29-2018 10:09 PM

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I’m going to be moving to Nairobi for a 2 year posting in 2 months. Are there any Woodworkers on here that are in Nairobi?

I’d love to get information on where to get wood, tools and other general intel.


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#1 posted 05-30-2018 12:29 AM

don’t know about the wood. you will have to explore that when you get there.
I think that even old pallet wood would be exciting to work with.
as for tools, I would opt for the hand made tools made out of old truck springs.
not only are they filled with the Spirit of the Maker, you will be supporting the
local economy. Sounds like a fun and rewarding experience. hope you stay in touch
with your adventures.

-- I am a painter. That's what I do. I paint things --

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#2 posted 05-30-2018 12:39 AM

Can’t help you with info on woodworking in Nairobi, but if you run into the Prince, tell him I’m still waiting for the millions he promised in those emails.

-- Knowledge is not skill. Knowledge plus ten thousand times is skill. -- Shinichi Suzuki

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#3 posted 05-30-2018 01:26 AM



Can t help you with info on woodworking in Nairobi, but if you run into the Prince, tell him I m still waiting for the millions he promised in those emails.

- Rich

LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 05-30-2018 01:33 AM



Can’t help you with info on woodworking in Nairobi, but if you run into the Prince, tell him I m still waiting for the millions he promised in those emails.

- Rich

Get in line, brother. I’ve got diamonds that were promised to me coming my way any day now!

-- "You know, I'm such a great driver, it's incomprehensible that they took my license away." --Vince Ricardo

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LukeCan

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#5 posted 05-30-2018 03:29 PM

I think you guys are thinking of Nigeria. Complete other side of Africa to Nairobi, Kenya.

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Rich

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#6 posted 05-30-2018 03:36 PM


I think you guys are thinking of Nigeria. Complete other side of Africa to Nairobi, Kenya.

- LukeCan

It was a joke. I used a little poetic license. Good job being a pedant though. God knows we need more of them.

-- Knowledge is not skill. Knowledge plus ten thousand times is skill. -- Shinichi Suzuki

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Andybb

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#7 posted 06-01-2018 05:14 PM

I think you guys are thinking of Nigeria. Complete other side of Africa to Nairobi, Kenya.

- LukeCan

It was a joke. I used a little poetic license. Good job being a pedant though. God knows we need more of them.

- Rich

LOL Reminds me of George Bush saying that “Africa is a nation that suffers from incredible disease.” It’s just all one big country. :-)

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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