I believe the gentleman on the left is, in fact, a woodwork teacher, dressed as he is in the standard woodwork teacher's brown coat. Woodwork teachers often carried a wide variety tools about their persons and I strongly suspect that the "unfortunate fold " referred to in the photograph is caused by a three-quarter inch Halliwell & Fairburn fecking chisel and not the gentleman's willy.Yours etc.,Ted Smoothie,[ex- HoD Woodwork, Lurcher Rd., Sec Mod., Glossop]
I'm not so sure you're right about this, Mr Smoothie. The old Halliwell & Fairburn I used to play with had more of a kink in it.Yours etcNorman Throbe(former Head of Technology, Petherhyde Junior School.)
Now I think about it, you might be right Norman, although perhaps I should point out that Halliwell and Fairburns produced during WW2, whilst quite straight when new, often developed a distinct kink in later life due to wartime austerity measures dictating the use of softer Swedish gobwood in the handles rather than the traditional Italian parrafino timber. I do remember my own H&F three-quarter inch job would kink markedly if I fiddled with it too much in my early days, back in the 50s at Lurcher Rd.
wel i still think its is willy har har harmaisie tonkers (aged10)
That sort of comment proves two things. One; you're a repulsive child, and two; females have little or no understanding of the finer points of tool management.Ron Smoothie
fock arfmaisie tonkers (aged 10)
Out of the mouths of [repulsive] babes.
Go on... you want to say SOMETHING, don't you? Post under a made-up name if you're shy!