Archive for January, 2012

Boxing the flea chariot

Boxing the flea chariot

The flea chariot is off for a month in an art gallery up in Manchester so I wanted to ensure it would survive the journey up there and back. I already had a wooden box in the style of a

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The Manufacturing Rotary Table ‘vs’ Their Shed Based Cousins

The Manufacturing Rotary Table 'vs' Their Shed Based Cousins

Thanks to Martin Power and Robert from Kitagawa Europe, I have another guest blog. Robert looks at rotary tables and how the small manual rotary table you might have for your drill press or milling table compairs with it’s bigger

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What to Look for in a CAD System

What to Look for in a CAD System

When you are just making stuff for yourself it’s fine to just sketch things out on a pad and make them. However, if you are working with others it is good to have proper drawings that you can share and

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Fred Dibnah’s World of Steam

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam

I received Fred Dibnah’s World of Steam as a Christmas present, it’s a follow on from the previous magbook “Fred Dibah, The Early Years”. The Mag Book is a curious format, it’s basically a magazine sized book with a thicker

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