Category: DIY

Electronics, Gardening and Lifestyle

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Making my own leather knife sheath – I surprised myself!

  Well its been nearly a week since i did a post as the weight of the world had been getting heavy on my shoulders… but as the weekend drew round i manage to throw those shackles and get some work done on. First on the agenda was to get a nice leather knife sheath…
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May 6, 2019 0
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Getting back into leatherwork

Well this had been a long time on the cards, I’ve finally bit the bullet and decided to get back involved with leather working. It is something i dabbled with many moons ago and enjoyed it a lot but life caused the leather working projects to be put on a sideline. Digging out the leather…
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April 17, 2019 0
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Greenhouse Update – Digging out the beds and sowing seeds

  well the greenhouse is starting to fill up with clutter… who cares though as its garden related clutter and this makes me so happy. 😊 Pots, trays, compost and seeds this may look like choas to some but it brings me comfort and a feeling of security in my own weird way. In this post…
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April 9, 2019 0
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DIY Greenhouse data logger – update 1 week in.

  It used to be that i’d head to the greenhouse with a pocket full of seeds and cup full of coffee, these days its a laptop and pocket full of cables. It’ll be worth it though just wait!!! It’d been 4 days since i plugged my little test data logger in and i was…
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April 8, 2019 0
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Building my own greenhouse data logger

A bad back threw out the opportunity to get digging in the greenhouse this weekend. Rather than sulking i ended up throwing this nifty little greenhouse data logger together. This will be a fun little project to develop over time and on those days i can’t get out into the garden. (currently 6 of 7 😣)…
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April 1, 2019 0

Greenhouse Update – Fitting the solar vent openers 🌞

  Well the usual chaos of a week just not being long enough. I did however manage to get both of the greenhouse solar vent openers installed. If you have a greenhouse, cold frame, heck anything that needs a window opening when its hot, you should Check these out. Bayliss XL greenhouse solar vent openers Bayliss Xl…
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March 31, 2019 0
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Greenhouse solar power installed, making progress!

  Part of my big push to get the greenhouse ready for this years growing season is to get the greenhouse solar power installed. Including the power set up for two things my powered hose pipe and the autonomous watering system. This was one of the few things that worked very well in my previous…
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March 27, 2019 0
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garden water collection and greenhouse autonomous watering update

So with the new greenhouse in the process of being built, I’ve decided to give the water storage and autonomous watering system an overhaul. so to summarise what I’ve done so far. Upgraded from 15mm to 22mm pipe and fittings. Changed the self-watering from electric pump fed to gravity fed. Installed pipe fittings for connecting…
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March 25, 2019 0

My wooden greenhouse update

  Well as some of you already know I’ve been slaving away for a while on this wooden greenhouse any free moment i get. Which isn’t enough to get a new greenhouse built in time for this years growing season. Well i can finally say its up, not finished, but up. Phew…. This was done…
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March 24, 2019 0
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DIY understair storage

This year has been one full of changes and so far all for the better, I’m trying to get a grip of my life, eat better, and be both physically and mentally stronger. Let me share with you my DIY understair storage project i’ve been working on. Because of this change in my lifestyle getting…
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February 23, 2019 0