Archive for April, 2012
As you might have gathered from my last post, I’ve been over in Denmark this week. On my short trip to Copenhagen I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of bikes around the city. Many people use bikes for transporting anything from their shopping
Danish Garden Sculptures
Some interesting sculptures at Amaliehaven by Italian sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro with lovely weathered metals and abstract shapes.
I’m a big fan of sculptures made from found objects such as the kinetic scuptures of Gina Kamentsky or the cars and dogs of Josh Welton. My latest such find is CyberCraft Robots, it’s best to introduce them by their
Invention of the day – Welded rivet
I’ve been following Patrick Andrews Invention of the day for some time now and it’s inspired me to share the following thought with you. My thought this morning was based on what I saw the other weekend when welding a
Top 10 Titanic Technical Links
A selection of technical articles on the Titanic, looking at its design and why it sank. Titanic Research & Modeling Association – A great source of information on all technical aspects of the ship, including drawings, design details and scale
Doing it yourself?
Are you handy with a hammer or perfect with a paintbrush? Do you know your nuts from your bolts? Have your home improvements gone way beyond fixing the odd drawer? These are the questions that TV company Love Productions are
Whilst I was out in the workshop welding up a frame, I thought I’d try an experiment. My idea was to use a security marker pen, the type that only shows up under UV light. I drew a couple of
Back in February I drew up a metal frame in CAD, that I promised to fabricate for a friends shed. I cut up the metal last month and the other weekend tack welded it together. I also got to try
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