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Sharron Report 30 Mar 2013 10:42

A friend is insulating my shed, you remember the one that came with free erection.

He came in the other day and said he wanted twenty quid for noggins. I gave him the necessary and,later on,there was a lot of banging and crashing from the shed.

It did occur to me that I have no idea what noggins are and that looking in the shed would not enlihten me further.

He could, but had better not, be working a mighty scam at my expense.

Next thing I know he will be coming in for haf a ton to buy invisible fartanglers or something.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 30 Mar 2013 10:44

Lol - you're probably OK :-D

One of the search results is

*It seems that these are used to stop floor joists and wall joists twisting and to set the correct spacing. But they have another function and that is:- with walls the floorboards are attached to the noggins/dwangs and on walls plasterboards are attached.*

There also images on the net ;-)


Sharron Report 30 Mar 2013 10:50

He's bound to have to get some more dwangs.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 30 Mar 2013 10:51

Or a bucket of holes ;-)


OneFootInTheGrave Report 30 Mar 2013 10:54

He could be a secret drinker :-D :-D :-D

Noggin = a small amount of alcoholic liquor, usually a gill ;-)


Mayfield Report 30 Mar 2013 10:56

You'll also need a reverse underleaver noggle bracket for the door sprangle bar.
A pair come to think about it!
Mayfield ;-)


Sharron Report 30 Mar 2013 10:56

He had better not have found that! Not my still!


Porkie_Pie Report 30 Mar 2013 11:09

I was often invited to a Noggin, After hours drinking sesh, By the landlord of my local in the good old days, I remember we were often joined by the local bobby on a cold night, although his only drink was a nice cupa char



Sharron Report 30 Mar 2013 11:11

He is not having all those in my shed.


KittytheLearnerCook Report 30 Mar 2013 11:29

I remember watching Noggin the Nog as a litlle girl.

The Sagas of Noggin the Nog

In the Lands of the North where the
black rocks stand guard against the
cold sea, in the dark night that is very long,
the Men of the Northlands sit around
their great log fires and they tell a tale

So if you find your shed overrun with men in funny clthes and hats an...............RUN!!! :-D :-D


Sharron Report 30 Mar 2013 11:34

I will berunning in there with them. Spoilt for choice!

Not too keen on them having a great log fire in my shed though.


KittytheLearnerCook Report 30 Mar 2013 11:37

Maybe you need it fireproofed instead of insulated ;-)


Sharron Report 30 Mar 2013 11:40

Go away Kitty,can't you see I am having a fantasy?

Shed full of vikings, Don't think I would need a log fire.

But then again,oh wow, FIREMEN AS WELL!


KittytheLearnerCook Report 30 Mar 2013 11:44

Oh you're talking!! :-D <3


Sharron Report 30 Mar 2013 11:45

I might be talking but I don't know if I am sharing!