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Back to the shed

So technically, I’ve been back in the shed for a little while now and have just not been typing up blog posts as often. The finger has healed up well, though I did have to retrain my phone’s fingerprint sensor and I’ll have a nice scar because bandsaw cuts aren’t like knife cuts in that they remove material instead of just slicing it. Incidentally, I did finally finish up what I was doing when I had the whoopsie:

Oh well. During the downtime, I was looking at what to do about my broken air compressor. The company I bought it from has decided going radio silent is a very effective approach to my queries as I can’t drive there and walk in and ask them to honour their warranty, so for the moment the options were repair an air compressor myself with no real knowledge of how to do that (oooh, pressure vessels, what could possibly go wrong?)… Read the rest

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Lots of stuff. Like, lots.

Long gaps between posts are a sure sign of either nothing getting done or a whole lot of stuff happening. In this case something of the latter. Since the last post, I extracted the shop vac, which is now living happily in the attic with Bob, our friendly funnely spider who lives right by where your face emerges from the stairs to the attic and who we met while taking down the xmas decorations this year.

So Bob’s new companion shop vac joined the mitre saw which I have no room for in the shed, and I kicked and prodded the new cart until it fitted into where the vac used to be.

It almost looks tidy if you don’t look too close or turn around…

Yeah, that’s why you don’t want to look too close.… Read the rest

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