Sunday, October 13, 2013

How to Deal with Six of the Most Awkward Money Moments

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build shiney brass camera to use standard m42 lenses on posh medium format film!

so i wanted to use lenses for 35mm film on medium format film.not quite as straght forward as you might think, medium format film likes its lenses far away and 35mm film like to be close to its lens..i explored the possibility of making a panaramic shift and a blend, due to forces beyond my ability what i got is what it is.

here are some lists

brass from, car heater radiators,light switch faceplates, an exsecutive toy , part of a lens,some pipe ,a decorative plate and some clock parts.
some nuts and bolts
a lens mount
lead tin solder.
wire wool
fine sand paper
polish wadding and paste
stainless rod
rubber bungs

a lazer cutter would have been nice to get things accurate but i havnt got one so it wont be accurate.
blow torches large and small
tin snips
dremmel with cut off disks and sand drums
pipe cutter
paint brush

gas £3
decorative face plates£8 (b&q dont sell sheet brass)

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Viking Catapult

IMGA0342.JPGIn this step by step tutorial I will be showing you how to make your very own Homemade Viking Catapult!1.pngYou will need 5 sticks that are are 4-6 feet long with a diameter of 1-2 inches. I am using 4 foot long sticks. The 2 shorter sticks you need will be 2-3 feet long also with a diameter of 1-2 inches. I am using 2 foot long sticks. You will need all of the items shown in the picture. You will also need something that will make a hole about 1/2 an inch wide, such as a drill.
Another thing you will need is approximately 60 inches of elastic band that has a diameter of about a half of an inch. Another thing you will need is some sort of bowl of cup to use as the holder for the item you will launch. Pictures of these items come later in this instructable.

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Foam Ring Decorations

Decorated Wreath 1.JPGI am a habitual saver/collector of anything that might be “useful” at some point in the future. I hate to throw anything away that has potential. In the course of my job, I burn thousands of CDs & DVDs, and the DVD packaging includes a little foam ring that cushions the top of a stack of blank discs. Foam Ring Stash.JPGAfter several years I had a couple hundred of these things, and I couldn’t figure out what to do with them. Then, one day, I just started playing around with them, and folded one in half. Hmm, idea! I wondered if they could be woven together like the old gum wrapper chains I made in my younger days. A little experimenting, and I had a chain going. Once it got long enough, I wove the two ends together, and I had a wreath.

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