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How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by totti » Tue Feb 24, 2015 1:04 pm

Watching episode one series one last night and it strikes me as strange that Neville could have been so useless as a chippy. I understand the fact he was trained as a bricky but I've worked on many building sites and never have come across someone who couldn't even use a saw properly or would have kicked a hammer off the scaffolding. Most builders can turn their hand to a bit of carpentry to a decent standard if required but it seems poor Nev can't even use a saw without almost losing a hand. Also noticed the bandage was on his right hand which means he must have been using the saw with his left - strange thing to do of you're right handed. Am I being too picky? I think not.....and don't get me started on Dennis's bricklaying.
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by Lou » Tue Feb 24, 2015 1:52 pm

I watched this episode last week and I thought the same about the saw.
I thought he wrote his postcards to Brenda with his right hand.
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by terryleather » Tue Feb 24, 2015 5:18 pm

Barry Taylor wasn't much cop as a spark either whilst we're at it :?
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by HerrPfister » Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:50 pm

Ok, Neville's carpentry was poor, but he was a trained brickie. What the hell was Wayne's excuse?!? :?
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by terryleather » Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:57 pm

"Turkin'"?
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by Musta bin Elbowed » Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:36 pm

Wayne's bendy saw in Spain is one of the funniest moments of that episode :lol:

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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by totti » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:47 am

Moxey rendering the front of Thorneley Manor was another classic. Most of it ended up covering the scaffold boards.
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by dan slider » Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:36 am

Wayne must be a good Carpenter, he can spin a hammer like a gun! :-)
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by Lou » Wed Feb 25, 2015 4:32 pm

Thinking about it, we don't see wayne do any work to speak of really do we? Especially in Spain...
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by Breaking Away » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:24 pm

I think that's why they often gave Wayne a book to read instead...
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by Lou » Mon Mar 02, 2015 3:58 pm

Yeah, carpentry was probably bad for his image...... 8-)
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by Auf Wiedersehen, Pet » Mon Mar 02, 2015 6:04 pm

Moxey rendering the front of Thornely is remarkably bad, and as you say most of it ends up not being on the wall.
Also, I'm not a builder or owt, but it looks a bit stiff to me, needs more water in the mix. Trying to spread it like butter, and the consistency should be more like Marg....
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by Tracy » Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:32 pm

Would go with all that Hovis he eats ! :roll:
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by mikecullen1978 » Tue Sep 13, 2016 4:03 am

Well. be popular with the jormans anyway
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Re: How can Neville be so useless as a carpenter?

Post by AlreetPal » Tue Sep 13, 2016 9:01 pm

It makes nee sense about Nev cutting his right hand, as at the beginning of WWTWA? Nev is sawing right handed. Bloody prannock
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