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Garage paper towel dispenser

Bits of scrap wood, a hole drilled in the bottom. A bit of sawing using a rough idea of a bird-box, and a few screws later… Added a hacksaw blade at the bottom so I can cut the paper. Holds … Continue reading

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Security AppleTV Cage

At work, in an open-plan area, things can “walk” if they aren’t bolted down. One of the useful gadgets we have is an AppleTV. It makes it really easy to project a MacBook screen onto the office TV. But there … Continue reading

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Bannoch recipie

100g salted butter 100g sugar 170 flour Milk Handful of sultanas Mixup and shallow fry in veg oil.

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Cat wears a collar of shame

Poor thing has infected tic bites.

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Exploding a can in the freezer

OK. This was an accident. (Not by me I should add). Can expanded overnight, burst, and pushed open the freezer door in the process, causing everything to defrost. Argh !. What a mess , but the way the can came … Continue reading

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Being thrifty – repairing a garden tool

Handle came off my hand fork while in the garden today. New handle made from an old table leg.

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Pea shoots

Here’s a good tip. Buy dried marrowfat pease from the supermarket. Instead of soaking and cooking them plant them instead… Under 1cm of soil. Leave in windowsill for a few weeks before harvesting. Really nice taste, kind of like freshly … Continue reading

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Patio art

This is what happens when you give a teenage boy a power hose and a dirty patio. He missed a bit in an “arty” way.

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Crayon melt picture

This was fun, as we don’t use crayons now the childers are older… Crayons are hot-glued to the paper. Then the hair dryer got to work. Cool.

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Pi in toast

Mathematical breakfast.

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