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.
Made from scratch
The other day on Twitter, the monster 3D printing enthusiast Ivan Miranda asked about the meaning of the phrase “made from scratch”.
Sugru is an air curing rubber that bonds to metals, plastics and wood. I’m a big fan as it’s good for making and repairing.It does bond to a wide range of materials and it has some flexibility once cured but
Making a stirling
One of the first things you’ll discover on the web when you set up a home machine shop is the Stirling Engine. These are ideal projects for model engineers of every level as they can be very simple or highly
Over the Easter weekend I was doing some gardening, i.e. chopping things up. I realised that the bush I was cutting up would make a good handle for the saw I was using. The saw blade was from some telescopic