Archive for June, 2019

Welding Gloves 101

Welding Gloves 101

Why Hand Protection Is Important While Welding? Do you know that 70% of hand injuries were caused by workers just not wearing the safety gloves? Quite alarming, isn’t it? That’s why the very first thing a welder should think about

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Magazines and Stepper Motors

Magazines and Stepper Motors

It would be easy to think that I’d be putting my feet up after the last post. Read all about it But I’ve been busy with a new project for DIYODE magazine, I can’t say too much but it does

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Footstool Finishing

Footstool repaired

Over the last few weeks I put the footstool back together. After a good amount of sanding, I used oak coloured wax to stain the wood for the new side panels. The PVA/sawdust filler did not take this stain so

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Damp proofing your shed

Damp proofing your shed

A damp shed, workshop or garden building is not a good place to be. The damp can cause mold, mildew or fungus to grow and moisture can cause warping or cracking of the structure. Moisture can get to your building

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Footstool Revisited

Footstool Revisited

Back in 2016 I made a footstool from some reclaimed parts. Unfortunately it got broken relatively quickly and my wife complained that the underlay I’d used instead of foam was uncomfortable. So it got relegated to the back of the

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Prague Technical Museum the lower levels

Prague Technical Museum the lower levels

I left the technical museum cafe through the rear door and found myself on a staircase. Hugh had mentioned a mining section so I headed down to see if I could find it. But instead, I found a large mechanical

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Prague Technical Museum

Prague Technical Museum

Last week, I was invited to give a short talk on the Joy of Making to my college friend Hugh’s HackSpace, the Garage at Microsoft Prague. The following morning I visited the Prague Technical Museum

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