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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

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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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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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WAVEbuoy

By | Arduino, Electronics, Engineering, Surfing, Weather | No Comments

Featured on instructables here http://www.instructables.com/id/WAVEbuoy/ The WAVEbuoy is a arduino lamp connected to the internet that displays the current wave height of any of the National Data Buoy Centre’s wave buoys. This lamp is currently connected to the Sevenstones Lightship buoy that gives an indication of swell approaching Cornwall in…

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