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Carpentry

Tide Clock

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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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Laser GIS map

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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

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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

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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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