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Simulating Cache Hit Rates

Running performance benchmarks measures systems under real load, but takes a fair bit of effort. Simulations can help understand the characteristics of a system with a lot less effort (and somewhat less accuracy). 2,315 more words


Wooden Heart Shaped Tray

Ever wondered why we have this shape?      
The “heart shape” (♥) is an ideograph used to express the idea of the “heart” in its… 321 more words

Arts & Crafts

3D Printing With Resin

I decided seeing as the bottom half of The Octopus looked quite rough and low quality to experiment with the resin printer. Using completely transparent resin I was able to print the bottom half of the sphere with a material that apparently can be finished to a quality that reaches optical clarity. 240 more words


I received this spray in this months Glossy Box and it was probably the most exciting thing in the box to be honest, the box was so disappointing I might have to unsubscribe. 582 more words


Filter Stacking Method for Sandarac Varnish

I kept postponing making new varnish for way too long until I really pushed myself to it yesterday. The really annoying part about making the varnish is filtering the solution; probably all suffer from that :-) But Erik has found a way to do a filter stacking, proper school, so the solution gets filtered 4 times in just one pour. 62 more words

Wet Plate Collodion-Process & Chemistry

Mini Boots Haul

Yesterday, Beth and I had a little shopping spree for the first time in a while. And of course we ended up in one of our favourite cosmetic shops…boots! 419 more words


How to Strip Varnish from a Wood-Canvas Canoe

by Mike Elliott, Kettle River Canoes

Without a doubt, the most horrible job in the restoration of a wood-canvas canoe is stripping the varnish from the interior.  896 more words

Wood-canvas Canoes