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Carpentry

Tide Clock

By Artwork, Carpentry, Electronics, Surfing, Weather

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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JukeJack

By Carpentry, Electronics, Music, Programming

The ‘JukeJack’ is a project of mine to create a ‘Diplomatic Jukebox’. Me and my mates used to choose which bars to drink in when we were younger based on the quality content of their jukeboxes. My favourite was the Old Ale House in Truro that had all the Led…

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Laser GIS map

By Artwork, Carpentry, Engineering, Python

Hello this is a tutorial used to create a GIS laser cut contour map. Tools/Software needed QGIS – Free Autocad/Draftsight Illustrator/Inkscape LaserWeb 4 running on a K40 40w Laser   Download QGISA A free and open source Geographic Information System software from here http://www.qgis.org/en/site/ Download your GIS data as im using…

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K40 Laser cutter

By Carpentry, Electronics

K40 Laser and Cohesion 3d mini review part 1 This is a journal of my experience with the K40 Chinese laser. I bought this after the need to produce small bespoke ply components for some of my other projects. Realising a UK machine was well out of my price range…

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B52 Handplane

By Artwork, Carpentry, Surfing

So far this summer there have been a few days where it isn’t quite surfable with a shortboard but still looking very inviting. Having recently tried out and enjoyed a hand plane i decided to make one… 1. Materials After some research there are many types of timber that are…

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