Metrication, or metrification, if you will, is now in use all over the world with only three holdouts. They are Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) and Liberia and the United States.As far back as the 1800s metric standards were considered as the ba...
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Location: NW PA
I like to do everything.
No, really, everything.
I've been hoping to be an artist when I grow up and am still working on it. I currently have as my medium WOOD.
I'm also a photographer, Ex-techno-geek, industrial control panel builder, amateur plumber, home maintenance tech, and reformed steamship merchant sailor. I also spent much time working on sports cars and then worked in the merchandising trade. With my wife we conducted a business selling all things related to the fiber arts.
Other media in which I work in these days is digital art, photo restoration, drawings, animations and videos. Currently working on a rig made of wood to digitize old color slides and color negatives.
See, I told you, I like to do everything.
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My Grizzly band saw has ball bearings instead of guide blocks, for both the sides and the back of the blade. I guess I was forgetting that the lower bearings, under the table, got more saw dust than the upper ones. So I blithely assumed (yes I ...
Awhile back I posted a question about the usefulness of the wood from a rose of sharon bush.My observation was that is is surprisingly white. Some lumberjocks encouraged me to dry it and see how it turned out. I took a small section from the ro...
This is the Hair Light.In case you’re wondering, a hair light puts a narrow pool of light on the back of the subject’s head to light up the hair and provide good separation from the background.The first photo shows the part that connec...