Archive for August, 2008

7X12 Mini Lathe

August 30th, 2008

A few weeks ago I splashed out on something I have wanted for a long, long time. A lathe! My 7×12 mini lathe. This is one of the cheap, Chinese mini lathes. The 7X12 means it has a 7 inch swing and 12 inch length. These little lathes are quite crudely made but with a […]

The A Team music box

August 24th, 2008

After the success of my Star Trek fight music box I decided to make a new music box dedicated to one of my all time favourite TV programmes – The A Team! The A Team is a show I remember very fondly from my childhood. I was 10 and on a trip to the UK […]

Momentous occasion – 1000 empty Tic Tac boxes!

August 19th, 2008

There are certain times in your life where something remarkable happens. Today is one of those times. Today, I finally reached 1000 empty Tic Tac boxes! Please note, this isn’t a collection (or a 3 dimensional array). I haven’t actually gone out of my way to collect empty Tic Tac boxes. I just haven’t thrown any […]