Project Pages

Quad-monitor floor stand
Desks are wasteful things – they collect junk and waste precious space with their fixed shape and hard-to-move bulkiness. Why not just hang some monitors on a stand, and get a nice comfortable chair? I’ll worry about the keyboard rest another day. I do a lot of CAD work as an electronics designer and was …

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DaveNAS / OpenMediaVault
I needed to replace my aging NAS with something a little more modern and hackable. My old system was born out of need – I built something from parts I had lying around – an old laptop running NAS4FREE and a few external drives for data. I spent nothing but a little time. It was …

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Storage/Computer Rack
When working from a small space, it’s always a challenge to make the best use of every inch of it. During lockdown in the middle of 2020, I decided to gut my whole workshop and store everything in my second shop. I took lots of measurements and started to sketch out ideas to best make …

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Projects not listed above are still under heavy or early development and will be detailed in the blog.

Latest Blog Entries

Xuron 9110f

New Cutters Day

Super quick update to extol the virtues of some very good value side cutters I…

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PCB Reflow Toaster

Pretty much anybody who does electronics prototyping needs to master reflow soldering at some point….

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DIY workbench

Workshop Update

I’ve taken the opportunity during the latest COVID-19 lockdowns to shutdown my main workshop and…

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It’s been too long

I’ve been quiet. Very quiet. Building a business, caring for foster children, and other boring…

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Building a Hackerspace

Unit F, Liner’s Industrial Estate, Pitt Road, Southampton Our Hackerspace, So Make It (Southampton Makerspace)…

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