FreeCAD revisited

FreeCAD revisited

I am working on a new project to build a small robot and it will have some parts made on the 3D printer. So for that I needed to model those parts in CAD. I did consider getting a Fusion360

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Gates Update

Gates Update

Over the last week, the gates have been painted and the holes for the bases have been dug and filled with postcrete. To ensure the holes were all filled to the same level I remove the gravel between the holes

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Heritage Steam to go Electric

Heritage Steam to go Electric

The Merioneth and Llantisilly Railway Traction Company Limited has announced that from this year their steam engines will be using electricity

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Gates Update

Gates Update

Following the addition of the tubes to the gate post I need to weld on some end caps and some tabs to fix the post to the wall.

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Fizz Buzz

Fizz Buzz

Back in Dec 2017, I proposed the idea of a Fizz Buzz game as an entry to a Ben Heck Show competition. I decided now was time to finish the project.

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The Secret Life of Components

The Secret Life of Components

Tim Hunkin’s new series, The Secret Life of Components looks at the components used in many of his machines and describes how to choose and use them.

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Gone in 60 Seconds

Gone in 60 Seconds

The Scottish weather almost caught us out for a second time. This time, rather than cold, it was the strong winds.

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How To Preserve A Window Sill

How To Preserve A Window Sill

The window sill plays a vital role in keeping the window durable and preventing the entry of the outdoor elements inside your house.

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