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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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Handmade Leather Wallet – its finished

  You may of seen in a couple of previous posts, i had mentioned that i was keen to get back in to leather work. With one of the first projects i was planning to get on with was making my self a nice slim wallet that would meet my needs better than a store…
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April 29, 2019 0
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Garden irrigation – olla pots in place.

It was @riverflows that brought these to my attention (thanks 😬) via a few posts during her garden updates that mentioned olla pots earlier on in the year. From her success using them and a little bit of research i decided i wanted to utilise these in my garden. Not only will they help save on…
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April 23, 2019 0
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Greenhouse update – Raised beds and sowing seeds

I mentioned in a previous post that i could sort out the raised beds until i was paid at the end of the month. well… that didn’t go to plan and i ended up buying the wood anyway. To be fair though the sooner these plants are in the soil the sooner they will provide…
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April 21, 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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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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Garden journal 2019 – Early sowing update!

Well this is bloody typical and hasn’t went to plan, some of the chilli seeds never germinated and its been well over a month now…  its probably a good thing as another 10+ plants in the house for the next month or two would of probably cost me my marriage. Garden journal 2019 April week…
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April 7, 2019 0

Growlog2019 – Final March Garden Update

Well its that time of week where i’m missing spending time in the garden all ready so how about a garden update. looking through the pictures taken and sharing them with yourselves brings me great joy. Very much my natural medicine, a place of clarity and reflection. I’d eluded in a previous post that i…
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April 2, 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