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London Skittles Championship 2014
Posted by paul on Thursday, 1 May 2014 @ 17:55 BST (1070 reads)
Topic London Skittles

Ten skittlers lined up for the "world" championship on Saturday 26th April 2014. After a preliminary round to select the quarter finalists, the knockout stage culminated in a final between Ellis Sabey-Tunnicliffe and Steve Barnes. Ellis just scraped his way into the quarter finals but then proceded to knock out top seed Steve Hutchinson. After defeating Paul Robinson in the semis, he ended the day a worthy runner up to Steve Barnes.


Each of the finalists scored an eight pin:

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Steve B 8-pin from london skittles on Vimeo.

Ellis 8-pin from london skittles on Vimeo.



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London Skittles Championship 2013
Posted by paul on Thursday, 9 May 2013 @ 12:53 BST (2049 reads)
Topic London Skittles

LONDON SKITTLES CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 from london skittles on Vimeo.




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The frame is installed!
Posted by paul on Tuesday, 9 April 2013 @ 12:27 BST (939 reads)
Topic The new frame

The old frame removed and dismantled



The first iroko base layer is lowered into place



The second base layer is in



Steve (left) and Chris assemble the maple frame



Final adjustments



Ready to test!



Applying a layer of wax



The finished article


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Almost ready to install
Posted by paul on Thursday, 4 April 2013 @ 10:54 BST (938 reads)
Topic The new frame

I've set the saw up to cut the apron



Well it worked and just needs to be planed up



A very deep cut is needed on the maple



The finished angle planed and roughly sanded



The mitres are cut and it looks good



Heavily bolted so it won't come apart



Ready to be fitted to the frame





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Now it looks like a skittles frame
Posted by paul on Wednesday, 3 April 2013 @ 17:17 BST (972 reads)
Topic The new frame

Biscuited together as well as the threaded rods for extra strength



That's both the base layers done



Finally got all the maple machine drilled





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Tuesday, December 11
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Wednesday, May 16
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