Couple of bits and bobs arrived in the post today:
Some brass-plated hinges for the next project, a silicone hose adapter to try to improve dust extraction from the bandsaw:
Beats a spring clamp and a bungee cord.
And this little doodad as well:
I’ve been wondering how bad the noise from the shed actually is for the neighbours you see. Enter the Uni-T UT353, a cheap little noise meter from Shenzen. And after a wee bit of experimentation, some pleasant results – the loudest thing with the bandsaw running is the vacuum cleaner that does dust extraction. It’s 87dbA in the shed itself with the door shut; 65dbA just outside on the decking; and it’s 55dbA back on the patio by the back door (for reference, it’s 65dbA inside the kitchen with junior watching Rescue Bots and the other usual sounds of life).… Read the rest