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Fun with PowToon Templates

I have a confession to make: I’m not a big fan – at all – of using templates for things like PowerPoint or even in elearning design. 328 more words


Patching Without an Internet Connection

In some organizations, allowing servers to have direct access to the Internet isn’t permitted. Or, it could be you have an isolated lab and need to patch your machines. 60 more words


Parken drill press spindle runout check

The other week I had a quick trip to Melbourne to pick up a second hand Parken Drill Press. Parken are Australian made precision machines and I was very lucky to find one used as they are serious coin new. 133 more words

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Dewalt cold off cut metal saw

Stan and I have destroyed a few abrasive wheel off cut saws. It doesn’t seem to matter what brand, Makita, Metabo, Hitachi the smoke got out of them all. 77 more words

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Parken Drill Press

I have been lusting after a Parken drill press for a while but as with many things that are made contrary to the current race to the bottom they are not cheap. 155 more words

Thing 40: Final Reflections & What’s Next?

Another year, another Cool Tools session to wrap up. Let’s dive right in!

What did you learn?

  • How did you put what you learned into action at school?
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Bonus Lesson: Making Connections

For this lesson, I ended up looking at the following blogs: Aabdul810, TechieToolsBlog, and Bri’sCoolToolsBlog.

What did I learn? So much!!! I wish I did a better job of reading other blogs during this year’s Cool Tools because in just this weekend, I got so many ideas and learned so many cool tips and tricks. 834 more words