I have an old Bushnell spotting scope that I bought a while back. Overall, it is in good condition. One of the problems is that the focusing knob has been cracked from tightening down the set screw that holds it on. 524 more words
The James Bond franchise is well-known for many things, but perhaps most important to us hackers are the gadgets. Bond always had an awesome gadget that somehow was exactly the thing he needed to get out of a jam. 348 more words
The lathe is a machine tool used principally for shaping pieces of metal (and sometimes wood or other materials) by causing the workpiece to be held and rotated by the lathe while a tool bit is advanced into the work causing the cutting action.
Recently I was helping an old friend clean out her garage. Her late husband had been an amateur woodworker and metalworker, so she encouraged me to take any tools or supplies I happened to find. 125 more words