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The American Death Triangle Fairy

Apparently there is an American Death Triangle Fairy travelling around craigs unwittingly doing a safety disservice for climbers. He was spotted by Nicole Castonguay at… 649 more words

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Application Torque - Thread Inserts for Plastics

It is not always possible to apply the same tightening torque to a plastic assembly as a metallic one. Often there are good reasons why it might be required to but the majority of plastics are relatively weak and all suffer from creep to a greater or lesser degree. 552 more words


OH SHIT! - Almost forgot about - RANDOM PHOTO!!!

Hmmmm….let me see.  What can I pick from my bag of tricks today?  Been so busy YOLO’ing all day that I forgot to think about a random photo. 136 more words

A cobbler's bench

A very kind friend of mine gifted me this very old bench when they were moving house recently. It was in a very bad condition. It had belonged to a cobbler and had been in use – I’m guessing by the use of Oregon Pine and the fact that a lot of the wood was dead – for about 40-50 years. 70 more words