Yes, this motor is a beauty. While playing one of Bach’s two part Inventions the other day, I heard my washing machine give out a huge groan. I had left it on, rolling about while I played the piano. On concluding my playing, I went into the kitchen to find a pall of smoke and… Read More
Yes, it is! Sorry for this post, stuffed full of information and locations where we have fitted and repaired in the last week or so. I even stuff them into a single post like so many presents in Father Christmas’s sack. It wouldn’t even be possible to steal and make use of these images, dear… Read More
Following on from our post about hot wiring a key switch, in which we showed that the ones we use don’t break open when you apply a hammer to them, we would like now to show how to wire them up. Obviously, there is a logic behind this, but if you don’t do a few… Read More
SDI design circuit boards for – among other things – garage door control. The PCB here is photographed on an engineer’s formica table; that is a consequence of the honest marketing skills of an engineer, I am sure. The board shown is the main control system for our Symbolic Instruments panel. Populated sparingly as shown,… Read More
Another post showing some garage doors, and industrial and commercial sorts of roller and sectional things, in photos. I write about them like some kind of Trump, the voice of the angry working man, saying what comes into my slighty prejudiced head, in a Twitter sort of post. What is usually in evidence in these… Read More
.. still type this out, after working our fingers to the bone. That is, fitting these lovely garage doors, shown above and below. But I won’t let the pictures speak for themselves. What I most like about these things is making them straight, and exact. I generally use a laser level to ensure they are… Read More
Here is David Lynch’s Dale Cooper. The good Dale is in the Lodge, and he can’t leave. So, here, the other one, inhabited by Bob, is seen in front of a roller shutter, in this world. He is searching for Philip Jeffreys, and the Black Lodge. See Twin Peaks, episode one.