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  Topic: Garden steps
dpack

Replies: 3
Views: 32
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Feb 18, 18 10:24 pm   Subject: Garden steps
wood with a good surface/ edge strip is fairly safe, easy and cheap. it wont last more than a couple of decades.

1/4 " to dust granite, snowchem, rebar, good shuttering and casting can be awesome ...
  Topic: today's visitor, today's update
dpack

Replies: 14
Views: 876
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Feb 10, 18 12:08 pm   Subject: today's visitor, today's update
as mentioned they do but a warm day, such as we had, can wake them up ( along with their lunch) and if it drops chilly before they are back in toad hall or a nice hotel they can be in trouble.

this ...
  Topic: today's visitor, today's update
dpack

Replies: 14
Views: 876
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Feb 09, 18 5:37 pm   Subject: today's visitor, today's update
http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29342/IMG_3702_opt.jpg

the little beasty was looking a bit chilled as it tried to work out where to go. anyway a quick warm in a hand and it was tucked into an impr ...
  Topic: Heat powered stove fan
dpack

Replies: 31
Views: 2617
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Feb 08, 18 10:57 pm   Subject: Heat powered stove fan
umm. i still recon a stirling to power a tiny fan is watchmaking

however i see no reason a stirling could not pull a kva (hp ) or two off a domestic woodburner giving more than enough power to driv ...
  Topic: the slimey hoard, winterwatch special
dpack

Replies: 5
Views: 207
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Feb 08, 18 10:10 pm   Subject: the slimey hoard, winterwatch special
the leopards and littler slitherers are full of the joys of spring and treating an interlude of rather warm rain as an excuse for a party

as each would have several hundred descendants by s ...
  Topic: Printing booklets.
dpack

Replies: 1
Views: 191
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 18 7:13 pm   Subject: Printing booklets.
hot glue or ringbinding are relatively cheap options for up to quite a lot of pages

how many pages to a section depends on paper, etc etc etc . normal printer paper ie 80gm maybe a dozen sheets if ...
  Topic: Heat powered stove fan
dpack

Replies: 31
Views: 2617
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 18 10:50 am   Subject: Heat powered stove fan
rolex and t34 demonstrate the different approaches depending on scale. both are complex machines but one can be mended in a barn with a gas torch, half a dozen stout tools and a big hammer, the other ...
  Topic: Heat powered stove fan
dpack

Replies: 31
Views: 2617
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Feb 06, 18 8:06 pm   Subject: Heat powered stove fan
a stirling that small might be a bit beyond scrapheap challenge.

scale matters when it comes to coefficients of friction, longevity of tolerences, etc etc.

my point is small and moving requires ...
  Topic: Building With Hempcrete
dpack

Replies: 5
Views: 759
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jan 31, 18 3:19 pm   Subject: Building With Hempcrete
only slightly off topic , straw ( or wood wool ) and cement based stuff can be ok for some things.

if i was going for a long term structure ,stones, ceramics, time tested mortars and maybe the odd ...
  Topic: Heat powered stove fan
dpack

Replies: 31
Views: 2617
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 18 7:24 pm   Subject: Heat powered stove fan
not hard but it is very hot on one side
  Topic: Heat powered stove fan
dpack

Replies: 31
Views: 2617
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 18 5:53 pm   Subject: Heat powered stove fan
there are cells and cells.
  Topic: today's visitor, today's update
dpack

Replies: 14
Views: 876
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 18 2:44 pm   Subject: today's visitor, today's update
yes that really is a tomato outside in york peeping from behind the pipe in january, the randoms are ace at rot proof although vile to eat.
  Topic: today's visitor, today's update
dpack

Replies: 14
Views: 876
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 18 2:39 pm   Subject: today's visitor, today's update
today a friend popped round
http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29335/IMG_3692_opt.jpg

it is always nice to say hello ren.
  Topic: today's visitor, today's update
dpack

Replies: 14
Views: 876
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Jan 29, 18 9:44 pm   Subject: today's visitor, today's update
through a grubby window


http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29334/IMG_3687_opt.jpg
  Topic: today's visitor, today's update
dpack

Replies: 14
Views: 876
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Jan 29, 18 2:04 pm   Subject: today's visitor, today's update
a very well dressed bullfinch
 
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