Workbench of the past

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Handheld CNC Router

This, my friends, is just plain cool. It's a hand-held CNC router.

Check out the videos. *All* of them, because they are cool. Okay, so it's close to $1500, but hey.. it gives one something to save up for.

Oh yes... you will be mine...soon....

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CSS Puns

This made me chuckle.. CSS puns at their best/worst...

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Useful knots

Saving this for later...

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Driveway gate

I finally got my driveway gate installed. Took me a bit longer to find the right hinges than I thought.

I started with nice 6x6 pressure treated posts (holes down 42" inches, each filled with six 60 lb bags of regular concrete). Each panel is comprised of three layers. Inside layer is 1x6 (4' height) panels, with 1x4 trim all around.

After building them, I was really surprised at their weight. I knew they'd probably weigh a bit, what with water seeping out of the wood when I screwed them all together, but even I was taken aback. About 180 lbs at first. After about 3 weeks drying in the basement, they lost about 20 lbs each.

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Welcome to my updated website. Pardon the dust, as I flesh out all aspects of the updated site theme.

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