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Moclips

Recently a large portion of my family got together to celebrate a number of birthdays over at Moclips, WA. We had a good time, and so did our pup. And managed to get some pretty cool slow-mo footage of the … Continue reading

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Part Organizer

With all the electronics projects I do, I’ve ended up with a lot of very small spare parts that are hard to keep track of. Previous to now, I’ve kept them in a large number of small bags from the … Continue reading

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Awards

I’ve been holding onto some trinkets from a work event some time ago, in anticipation of finding a proper use for them. The other day I decided the most befitting use would be to incorporate them into an award to … Continue reading

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Lathe Project – Transistor Heatsinks

I’ve recently been working on a small HF amplifier project, using common TO-92 style transistors. I needed some heatsinking capability to keep the transistors at a reasonable temperature, so I whipped a couple small aluminum heatsinks up on the lathe. … Continue reading

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Casting Aluminum at Home

As a follow up to my last post about melting down scrap aluminum at home, and pouring into a goodwill found heart shaped ingot mold, I have progressed further with my first attempt at lost foam casting. Put simply, with … Continue reading

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