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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Toad In The Roll - Reinventing The Sausage Roll

toadintherollthumb.JPGFebruary 10, 2013 - This is a recipe for a twist on a familiar British favourite - the sausage roll - except these are rolled up into spiral buns, with mustard baked inside them.

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Saturday, December 8, 2012

HDPE Recycling - Tutorial

hdpehumb.jpgSeveral projects on this site have made use of recycled plastic - so I thought it was about time I documented the recycling process in video form.

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Sunday, November 11, 2012

Making A Stirling Engine

stirlingenginethumb.jpgThis is a project to try to make a small working model Stirling engine - designed to run off a small heat source such as a candle or cup of hot water.

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Friday, September 7, 2012

Travelling Spice Kit

spicekitthumb.jpgWhen I go camping, or when I cook foraged food in the field, I've often wished for a little pinch of some kind of spice or condiment, only to have forgotten to bring it.

So I set about making a compact, all-purpose spice kit, containing a basic, but dependable inventory of seasonings, that I can keep packed and ready to go.

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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Ribwort Plantain Shoot Em Up

ribwortplantainthumb.jpgBack when I was a young lad, we didn't have computers, video games or the Internet

Instead, we had to play in a shared multiplayer fully-immersive actual-reality environment called 'outdoors'. Here's one of the things we used to do.

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Sunday, July 1, 2012

Sharp Knife vs Blunt Knife - Which Is Safer To Use?

sharpvsbluntthumb.jpgIt's often said that you're less likely to cut yourself with a sharp kitchen knife than you are with a blunt one.

On the face of it, that sounds like it shouldn't be true - but in fact, it probably is...

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Friday, March 9, 2012

Fire Roasted Peppers

fireroastpepperthumb.jpgHere's a video tutorial on an effective way to fire-roast a red pepper, using a plumber's blowtorch!

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Sunday, February 12, 2012

LED Tealight Lanterns

lanternsthumb.jpgHere's how to make charming little hanging lanterns from LED tealights - this is a great fun craft - quick to make - and the end result is safe for kids of almost any age

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Pumpkin Seed Steam Jet Engines

pumpkinseedthumb.jpgJust a tiny nugget of interesting science - well, I think it's interesting, anyway...

This video details how, when heated, pumpkin seeds spin under the pressure of steam jetting out of them - exactly like a steam jet engine - the first ever steam engine, in fact.

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Sunday, February 27, 2011

That's Handy! - Making A Working Model Hand

thatshandythumb.jpgThe objective of this project was to make a life-sized humanoid hand that can be controlled with wires or cables - and hopefully to achieve fairly realistic finger movements and grasping action.

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