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Risk of exposure to harmful substances released during FDM 3D printing

  Introduction Protection from emissions from desktop 3D printers is a topic which has not received an appropriate amount of attention given the recent surge in popularity of these devices. … Continue reading

13 May, 2016 · Leave a comment

My rolling cheeseboard – by someone who knows nothing about cheese

Welsh Slate Cavern Aged Cheddar Much creamier than it looks, given the blue wax covering. Samantha thinks its ‘very creamy’ even ‘over the top creamy’ yet mature. Had a very … Continue reading

20 October, 2015 · Leave a comment

Finally some smartphone sense…and it took Sony to do it

What Sony did to the camera market by releasing the Sony A7rII it has just done for the smartphone market by announcing the new Z5 range of smartphones. In a … Continue reading

3 September, 2015 · Leave a comment

Packaging gone wild

A man on the internet became frustrated and fed up with the postal system destroying items he was trying to ship. He was particularly distressed when a valuable pair of … Continue reading

25 June, 2015 · 1 Comment

3D Printing – Ormerod 1

This is a rolling review of the RepRap Ormerod 1 including set-up, operation, problems, successes, upgrades and my opinion. This will not be a typical where I either recommend or … Continue reading

16 June, 2015 · Leave a comment

Full-frame lenses on crop-sensor bodies – a comparison.

There are loads of opinions on the internet about what happens when you use full frame lenses on crop sensor camera. The reason why people would want to do this … Continue reading

23 February, 2015 · Leave a comment

RepRap Ormerod: 3D printing Ikea style

Evaluation of options There are so many 3D printers on the market these days it is difficult deciding which one is right for you. The first consideration is what additive … Continue reading

16 February, 2015 · 1 Comment