Honey Press Build

Finally started the HPB a few days ago cutting the wood into lengths for the 5 large main components. Under the watchful eye of Ada I cut the two sides, ends and the floor from the two long …

3 Feet, 3 Miles or 5 Monkeys

I don’t give any credence to the 3ft / 3miles rule. People say if you move your hives 100ft you will get bees back at the old home. Move them 3 miles you don’t. Ok, so where are …

Templeton-Stade Honey Press

Guy Thomspon (a mutual follower on Twitter) asked me if I would be interested in making one of these. Having never seen one before my response was something along the lines of “Interesting, possible, distracting and leave it …

Killer Finishes

Every turner wants the perfect finish on a piece, but I took some time out and looked at the potential pitfalls and liabilities.

3D Printing Cheat Sheet

Infill Percentage and Pattern Standard prints: 15-50% Functional prints: 50-100% Figurine and model prints: 0-15% Flexible prints: 1-100% Standard prints: Grid or triangles Functional prints: Cubic, gyroid, or octet Figurine and model prints: Lines Flexible prints: Concentric

Thinker Linear Rails & Direct Drive

So if you have read the previous post Eryone Thinker SE Upgrade Modifications you will know that in addition to changing the motherboard and doing a ground up assault on the Marlin Firmware I also fitted a E3D …

Getting your prints to stick.

Levels, Offset and Adhesion are the three most common words in the world of 3D printing. As a beginner they confuse and frustrate you. Then once you are a master or competent they will continue to surprise you. …

Quail Qams

Hold work pieces securely on your WorkBee.

Eryone Thinker SE Upgrade Modifications

Encouraged by Gary ‘Thinker’ Hall from CaveWorkz I joined the Eryone family just before Christmas. Initially I had been looked at a Prusa i3 printer retailing over £500 but a Black Friday deal with suggestions of possible upgrades …

Hornbeam

Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) is a deciduous, broadleaf tree found across European and Western Asia. Often confused with Beech due to the likeness in its leaves – its leaves are smaller with deeper furrows and sawtooth edges as opposed …