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Alec Short

Tide Clock

By | Artwork, Carpentry, Electronics, Surfing, Weather | No Comments

This is a coastal tide clock made with a K40 laser cutter using Ordnance Survey data from their open map service. This is a tutorial showing you how you can make one using your own location.I cut the map using a K40 laser with an upgraded smoothie board if you haven’t got your own laser cutter there are many offerings on the web or join a local hackspace.

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Reef Bowl

By | Artwork, Surfing | No Comments

Im a big fan of things or pieces of art that have a little tale attached to them linking them to something of interest. A friend and neighbour Jake Boex from Porthleven recentley caught my eye with this beautiful porcelain bowl with an inlay of crushed rock from the reef…

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Swell maps

By | Python, Surfing | No Comments

Ive always been drawn to weather charts. From about the age of 10 i used to flick through copies of The Times (who had the best 5 day pressure charts) on my way home from school looking for that 976 low in The Atlantic and high pressure over the UK…

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