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New Towers falling over

The benefit of being far away is that one received wonderful emails about what is going on back at home: — Der Drucker druckt wieder. CM hat gestern den Y-Riehmen gewechselt und sich wieder über den Konstrukteur geärgert. Ich hab … Continue reading

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Modern tools for old crafts

Build for today is a tool that is rarely seen: a netting needle. A special device for holding a longer length of twine on a bobbin/shuttle type device for making nets by hand. This is an improvement upon an older … Continue reading

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Voronoi code

A small update to yesterday’s post: We are using pcb2gcode instead of visolate, which was giving offset problems between the copper traces and the drillholes. pcb2gcode does it in one go, while visolate seems to need an extra step. As … Continue reading

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‘aesen, ‘aesen, ‘aesen!

CM is getting excited. Like all fathers he is becoming his child. “Essen essen essen” (“food food food”) seems to be his son’s favourite occupation this week, so CM’s response as he arrives in the workshop is “Fraesen, fraesen, fraesen!” … Continue reading

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Some details

The RunCNC building process is, it seems, a touch longer and more intricate than normal RepRap (or, as we are, RepStrap because our machine cannot replicate its most important parts) developments. The basic structure has been re-designed from the ground … Continue reading

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