Another week out the shop: accepting that guitar building is on hold for now, and finding things to keep me busy in the mean time.

electricflapjack.com/blog/2020

I'm fairly sure I'm now going to Go hell for this code I've just written

A week out the shop: in which I call upon better informed friends to educate me on bandsaws and oscilloscopes.

electricflapjack.com/blog/2020

To all the wonderful makers out there trying to help in the current crisis, please be careful lest you get a magnet stuck up your nose:

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Some notes on how I've been using my time stuck inside to revisit photos from previous trips and use them to up my photo editing game:

mynameismwd.org/index.php?id=1

Does anyone have any recommendations for a USB oscilloscope/probe thing that'd let me see audio signals? Ideally with two inputs so I can compare before and after?

For the first time in about nine years I made it to Flickr explore - not quite the achievement it was back then I suspect, but still a nice thing to wake up.

A week mostly not in the shop: getting set back up ready to build, pondering bandsaws, and pondering what to do during lockdown.

electricflapjack.com/blog/2020

I’ve long had virtual coffee weekly with friends in other countries. Now I’m doing it with friends not over the horizon.

The bunny watches with total indifference whilst I struggle with some code.

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A week getting back in the shop: setting up my new workbench in my new workshop, and some learnings from an issue found on an early build.

electricflapjack.com/blog/2020

Tough times call for tough measures: shaping your own beard, and having to wear a hat whilst you do so due to long hair

Also tried out a pen adapter for the to let me use biros in it rather than custom pens, and had a play with for some nice text infill. Now I need to find some nicer pens for more experiments

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Kurz nach 7, Schlaf ist schon seit Stunden geflohen. Kommt gut in den Samstag....

Somewhere between xmas and new year I started trying to stave off becoming more sedentary as i get older by going running every other day.

They say after 21 days something becomes habit forming, and I can confirm I'm now in the habit of not liking running (but doing it as I know it's good for me).

I have a lot of fecebook contacts who are working musicians and they are losing gigs left and right.

I also have a lot of contacts who depend on income from art/maker fairs who are having important gigs canceled out from under them.

If shows/events you've been planning on attending have been cancelled, please consider going right to the artists' Etsy/Bandcamp pages and spending that money there.

Today I assembled my workbench as I set up in a new workshop. Looking forward to getting back into making guitars after a month or so hiatus!

At least I can remember how to hold a hammer...

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