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Pete Mills
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Watchmaking - My Beginnings
I want to make a watch. More specifically, I want to make a watch movement. And I'm reasonably sure that I have yet to realize the magnitude of this aspiration, although with every project I undertake it becomes more clear. I have been at this watchmaking t...

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Watchmaking - A beginning
I want to make a watch. More specifically, I want to make a watch movement. And I'm reasonably sure that I have yet to realize the magnitude of this aspiration, although with every project I undertake it becomes more clear. I have been at this watchmaking t...

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Digitizing Grandpa's Reel to Reel Tapes
My grandfather had a bunch of these reel to reel tapes from the 60's.  I thought it would be a good idea to digitize them to preserve the audio incase the tape began to deteriorate.  Conveniently enough, my aunt gave me this reel to reel player a few months...

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tgimboej
tgimboej is an acronym for The Great Internet Migratory Box Of Electronics Junk, which is pretty much what it sounds like.  You can sign up to receive one of the boxes; participation is free - you just have to pay to ship the box to the next person.  When y...

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Nice.  My Nixie Clock is up on Hackaday.com!

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A GUI Makeover
I've been wanting to play around with a different look for this blog for a while now.  I thought the previous layout looked a bit passé.  I also didn't like the color scheme for unclicked hyperlinks vs clicked hyperlinks; they were hard to read and not dist...

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Nixie Tube Clock
If you've poked around the internets where electronics hobbyists collect, it is likely that you are acutely aware of our incontrovertible affinity for building timekeeping clocks.  It is similarly unlikely that you have been able to evade the plenitude of n...

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A nixie tube clock.  A work in progress, but it's shaping up nicely.
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