Archive for January, 2013

James Watt’s biography by Andrew Carnegie

James Watt's biography by Andrew Carnegie

I received a Kindle for Christmas and one of the first things I did was to look for free books to read. I managed to find a few and the first was James Watt’s biography by Andrew Carnegie. James Watt’s

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Mounting a vice

Mounting a vice

Back at the end of 2010 I bought a new 100mm jaw mechanics vice from Axminster as an upgrade to the existing draper one I’ve been using. The existing vice is quite small and there is an issue with the

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Do something new for 2013

Do something new for 2013

Many people’s New Years resolutions include learning a new skill and mine’s no exception. This year I’m determined to give “TIG Brazing” a go. I’ve done gas brazing and TIG welding already so it’s should be something that I can

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