A week of brief moments in the shop: using brief moments between other work to finish off the cigar box guitar, get the latest build up for sale, and move two new projects forward a little.
Finally listed my latest build up on Reverb if anyone is interested in a beautiful hand-built offset
This year's Festival of Maintenance will take place in beautiful #Liverpool on Saturday 28th September. We'll be celebrating maintainers and maintenance in all its (often surprising) forms. You can view the newly released programme and buy tickets here: https://festivalofmaintenance.org.uk/upcoming/schedule/ #maintainfest
If you’ve ever run Zoom on your Mac, and think you’ve uninstalled it, turns out they leave a backdoor on your machine to them reinstall if for you.
This is why Sandboxed/Virtualised apps are a good thing.
I'd forgotten just how much acoustic guitar there is on Radiohead's The Bends.
In my memory it's electric guitar bar a Fake Plastic Trees/High & Dry, but even the heaviest of electric tracks, Just, opens with an acoustic and has it in the background all the way through.
Totally hearing my favourite album of the time in a different light.
B612 is an open-source font developed by Airbus. It's the result of a research project to define and validate an “Aeronautical Font” to improve display of information on the cockpit screens, in particular in terms of legibility and comfort of reading. https://b612-font.com/
A week in the shop: the process of getting raw wood into shape as I get the latest commission started.
A week in the shop, and Liverpool MakeFest 2019: A busy week of prep, a hectic couple of days at MakeFest, and a nice reflective wind down with fellow Makers.
Tomorrow I'll be exhibiting how I build guitars at Liverpool Central Library as part of the many awesome things going on at @firstname.lastname@example.org - of you're in the area drop by and say hello!
Planning to come to MakeFest this Saturday? Awesome! Booked a free ticket? No? Please do. It really helps us gauge numbers and get backing for future events. It's quick and easy too - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/liverpool-makefest-2019-tickets-58869601563 #LivMF19 #makers #free #events
A week in the shop: lessons learned about holding tools safely, and lots of building with techniques I’ve not used before.
@jalcine good luck with the interview
Its a #publicserviceinternet day at @email@example.com today.
First a throughtful blog from the BBC's CTPO on data-led services - https://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/internet/entries/78948980-e1e6-48fe-918a-c9bb5f2a0719
followed by @firstname.lastname@example.org's introduction to the research project called BBC Box - https://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/blog/2019-06-bbc-box-personal-data-privacy
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