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It’s finally here!

So if you know science fiction web comics, you probably know Schlock Mercenary. It’s been going since June 2000 and so far they’ve racked up over 6800 comic strips, which have been released over the years in (so far) 13 books, and because I was earning the square root of feck all back then I never did keep up with the books, but of late I’ve had a little bit more cash to play with so last October when they were doing a kickstarter for their latest book Random Access Memorabilia I thought I’d fix that. And today, a few months late (but these things are expected to run over schedule and this was waaaaay less late than a lot of others), this arrived…

Bit of a haul carrying that home by hand, but worth it…

Wifely approval…

🎼♬ It was glowing, it was green, it was anything but clean
It was the protoplasmic shelter for that foul invading race
And what I don’t understand is how you fell into their plan —
I can’t think of one good reason why you put it in your face ♬

Thirteen reasons and more wifely approval 😀

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have some reading to do…





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So it’s a bank holiday weekend and I was looking forward to lots of time in the shed, but on friday a nice lady held me down and shoved a screwdriver and a pair of pliers in my mouth so I wasn’t really up to much woodworking on the Saturday, but at least the extraction didn’t cause too much pain after the fact so today I decided to hit the shed and get on with some stuff, and I thought I’d start with some resawing.

The fence they ship the Titan bandsaw with is ridiculously awful, so this is what I normally use – just a length of extruded aluminum that normally serves as a straightedge when planing. I must see about getting a wider box section for this job though, the underside of the table has ribs so it’s not so easy to find a flat spot to get the clamps on without tipping the fence over when you clamp.… Read the rest

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