The Big CNC is up and running again!
Special thanks to Kean, Ada, Nick and everyone that helped get the big CNC running again last night. The results came out pretty nicely (very rough cut of some text): Specs and some instructions on the wiki for people that are interested. And on SundayI had a crack at making a box to hold a wax tablet to practice cuneiform:
Transit of Venus 2012
On Wednesday a few of us went out to view the last transit of Venus for the 21st Century. Venus was passing in front of the sun, and we were determined to catch a glimpse of it! I was hoping to use this as my ‘Science Tripod’ for the day, with batteries, motorised movement and inverter for charging the laptop, but sadly it had a mechanical failure about an hour before we were due to...