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Archive - 2014 02

Drawing on past experience

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Anthony Bailey

28 February 2014

Yes, a play on words, I’m talking about technical drawing to be precise. Back in the "80s and way before, if you wanted to design something on more than the back of an envelope, then it meant sitting at a drawing board and carefully creating an ink drawing of your intended work. It involved a ra ...

Cannot see the wood for the trees

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Anthony Bailey

18 February 2014

On Sunday we went for a walk with friends, along the only truly passable footpath and bridleway in our area. All the other footpaths around us are a sea of mud or look to be a watery lake in many areas. I’m pleased to say we haven’t been hit anything like as hard as other parts of the UK, but it doe ...

Bandsaw Blues

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Anthony Bailey

11 February 2014

A while ago it became apparent that the big Basato 5-2 bandsaw in the GMC Workshop had ‘guide trouble’. The rear thrust bearings were sticking because the faces had rough standing bits of metal, which we ground off as a temporary measure and the upper guide mounting rod had started to deform so the  ...

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