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Stuart Pearson
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I have just entered my Instructable on how to build a hot smoker out of a couple of gas bottles in there current metalworking contest.  Please take a look by following the link below and vote by clicking on the vote tab on the right hand side if you wish! G...
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New stuff - Bridgeport Mill
For some time I had been looking for a milling machine and thus I'd been scanning the auction sites for a suitable candidate.  Sadly anything within my price range was in really poor condition or had no tooling.  After a lot of searching I found just what I...
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I've been busy!
I have been really busy over the last couple of months, hence no blog posts.  I do however have a bit time on my hands now so I am going to try and get caught up over the next couple of weeks and post about what I have been working on since the beginning of...
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Collecting - Yet another bit of cable
Its been a while since I purchased an antique cable sample, but recently a piece of unusual heavily armoured cable came up on eBay. Luckily there was a make an offer button and he accepted an offer of 50% of what he had been asking, so I am happy I got a go...
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New Workshop - Doors to Manual
Once again its been another busy week on the workshop and we have made much progress. Finally we have guttering up which worked out well although rather annoyingly I messed up and was short on a couple of bits. The big progress however is that we have now f...
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New Workshop - Feeling Drained
I had an unexpected call from the ground works contractor to say he would be able to start work on the floor slab and drainage earlier than expected so thing have once again started to move ahead.  This week they got the drains in and on Monday they will be...
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Rubidium Lab Frequency Standard - Design Pt 1
Due to the bank holiday I finally had a bit of spare time today so I decided to try and make a start designing my Lab Frequency Standard.  I say start but in truth I have been researching this for some time.  I even ordered many of the parts so I had everyt...
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Coming Soon - May
Well writing a public list of what I was going to achieve has been at best a partial success. Like I expected I got distracted by other things, what with work, fizzPOP  and Climate-KIC PIP but some progress has been made with most things from the list.  Fir...
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New Workshop - Rendered speechless
Just another quick end of the week progress report on the workshop.  I am really surprised how much things have progressed this week things have really moved along. The soffits and fascias have been installed and the rendering has been completed which was n...
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New Workshop - Roof
Just another quick end of the week progress report on the workshop.  This week the roof has been tiled and pointed so other that the lack of doors we are finally water proof.  The remainder of the beading and scratch coat has been applied so things are movi...
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