Category Archives: learning

Learning 3D CAD

Last week I posted about the yarn winder I’m intending to make from an old drill. I’m expecting to have to 3D print some plastic parts for my winder, and in preparation for that I’ve been learning a 3D CAD … Continue reading

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My first proper Android app

A few weeks ago, I set myself the task of producing an Android app that would work out all the payments at the end of the fortnightly wine group meetings I attend. I’m pleased to say I’ve achieved a usable … Continue reading

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Espadrilles and Mayan spinning

It’s been a week when I’ve made progress on several projects, but haven’t actually finished much. Unless you count an espadrille sole. The espadrille experiment, part two I am now the proud possessor of a pair of espadrille soles. They … Continue reading

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Two Finished Objects

It’s sunny, which is unusual for a Bank Holiday weekend. The mercury is hitting 15°C, about as good as it gets in these parts at this time of year. I’ve been hacking things back in the garden, the last proper … Continue reading

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An electronics MOOC, twice-weekly Spanish and bargain yarn

Electronics and Spanish conversation I may have bitten off more than I can chew. Full of the enthusiasms of spring after the recent vernal equinox and the start of British Summer Time, I’ve embarked on an electronics MOOC. I was … Continue reading

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MOOCs to soothe the February blues

A couple of MOOCs I hate February. The days are still short and temperatures low, but there’s none of the post-Christmas bonhomie of January, and the sales are over so I have no excuse to indulge in retail therapy. It’s … Continue reading

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