Stainless Steel

Less prone to corrosion than mild steel, this shiny silver metal is often a bit harder than mild steel.

Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel

Smartibot At the end of last month I met with Ross Atkin from Crafty Robots and we chatted about AI, Robots, STEM Education and a wide range of other topics. He also showed me the Smartibot “The world’s first Artificial

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Welding a stainless steel toilet roll holder

Welding a stainless steel toilet roll holder

Our Ikea toilet roll holder broke into two parts. On inspection there was just a single weld holding it together and that was obviously not very strong. As I have welding equipment I though it should be a straightforward repair.

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Welding Stainless Sheet

Welding Stainless Sheet

I ordered some 1.2mm stainless steel sheet for my bathroom refit and due to a mis-communication it came with predrilled holes. As I did not have time to order new, to fill them I decided to TIG weld them. The

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Folding

Folding

This week I attended the Makers’ Guild meetup entitled “‘NOT 3DPrinting’ – less hyped but exciting maker technologies”. We had two speakers, Jamie Elliot of JAILmake who told about his designing and making projects and Gregory Epps of Robofold who

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Waterproof Screws

Waterproof Screws

I’ve been reading “South” – The Story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition. The environment that the men and their equipment had to survive is one of the harshest in the world, temperatures significantly below zero, high winds, salt water and confined

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