Tag Archives: gear

Turner’s Cube

Recently, I had a good excuse to finally make a “turner’s cube”. It’s a project where the end product serves little purpose, except maybe holding down papers, but where the process can be a good learning experience. The first step … Continue reading

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Goggles

Today, it got bright and windy enough to justify switching back to the tinted lenses. Feels much more like summer out!

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Machine Shop Project

Last week, I made a set of headspace gauges for a possible post-ice project (deer hunting) from a bit of scrap stainless steel and the cuff of a pant leg from the craft room’s bin of denim scraps. I’m considerably happier with the … Continue reading

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Shopping

A side-effect of working down here – with income but no expense, physical isolation but also Internet connection – is that many of us here tend to “window shop”. Friends of mine have left this sort of gig with piles of new … Continue reading

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FDX Boots

A few people have asked about the clothes we wear down here, I guess boots are as good a place as any to start. We get issued a pair of insulated boots on the way down here along with the rest … Continue reading

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On the road again!

I suppose if there were a mascot for this trip, it would have to be the Jet Pack my aunt gave me a few years back. With a bit of finagling, it’ll fit three changes of clothes, sundry travel things, … Continue reading

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