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Adding A Black Patina To Silver With A Hard Boiled Egg

Yes, it’s possible to tarnish silver with an egg! The sulfur in the white of the egg reacts with the silver to produce silver sulfide. Keep on hackin…

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73 Honda CB750 Custom Build Part 20 – Starter & Alternator

The starter on an engine is a DC motor that rotates the crankshaft of the engine to get it started. Once the engine is started, the starter must have some sort of mechanism that uncouples it from the engine or … Continue reading

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How To Build A Horizontal Sundial

I’ve always wanted to build a sundial and so I finally did! I figured it would be the perfect project for HAW and a great educational tool. I started with a few Google searches and before I knew it I … Continue reading

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Dead trees and ink…

I’m a pen and paper sort of guy. I like to draw up my plans in isometric view on paper. It takes only minutes and I have an idea of what materials I need. Yes, I could use a drawing … Continue reading

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First day in the new house/work shop. LOVE IT!

I love this place! I’ve finally got the room that I’ve always wanted! 560 square feet of living space and a whopping 810 square feet of work shop area with two roll up garage doors. The shop has two 30 … Continue reading

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