Archive for October, 2017

What can 3D printers do for you?

What can 3D printers do for you?

One question I get asked frequently is what would you want a 3D printer for? I’ve used mine for making a repairing lots of different things such as the Magnifier Lamp and Shower screen Quill have also been looking at

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Rube Goldberg Machine and Video Editing

Rube Goldberg Machine and Video Editing

As mentioned earlier this week I’ve just swapped in a new PC as my old one died on me, then recycled the old one. My daughter and I also built and filmed a Rube Goldberg machine. After several false starts

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Recycling

Recycling

This week I replaced my home PC. It had died the week before and I couldn’t fix it. The computer was an ex-business Dell and had lasted me a good 5 years, with just one fan replaced in that time.

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Garden Room, the Perfect Spot to Pursue your Passion

Garden Room, the Perfect Spot to Pursue your Passion

Creativity is a very tricky state of mind that is very experimental and personal, for which you need a personal space. You cannot concentrate in someone’s presence because of the inhibition and hesitancy associated with it. Whilst your home is

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Dream of a Bigger Workshop? Here are 5 Layouts that Utilize Work Space

Dream of a Bigger Workshop? Here are 5 Layouts that Utilize Work Space

A workshop is the perfect escape from the demands of everyday life. Whether you use your workshop for carpentry, metalwork or automotive, the layout of your workshop is of the utmost importance. But let’s face it – most of us

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Man-made Wood Sheets

Man-made Wood Sheets

When it comes to woodwork, you have a variety of wood you can choose as the base of your work. You want material that is strong and will last. For that reason, man has been for ages engineering wood by

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Theme Park Engineering

Theme Park Engineering

This weekend I was lucky enough to visit a theme park, as well as enjoying the rides, attractions and freshly cooked doughnuts, I also marvelled at the engineering. Back in the early 1990s, I was at Dowty learning to become

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Carley Ferrara Iron Mountain Forge

Carley Ferrara Iron Mountain Forge

Carley Fererra is a talented furniture designer, metal artist and blacksmith. She owns and runs Iron Mountain Forge where she and her team make unique and bespoke items from metal, wood and glass. Workshopshed: Hey Carley, thanks for agreeing to

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