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Another Lucky Moment

There is a group of cormorans resting on a submerged tree, which is always either taking care of their feathers, bathing in the sun, or, well, digesting.

A Kind Swan

On my walk in sunny weather I met a kind swan. My camera (a Panasonic DMC-TZ81) hardly finds the right spot to focus on, but it did a pretty good job here:

A Better Duster

I was pretty unhappy with my small dust extractor, because he just did not suck enough. Dust. The issue is not just the small opening at the tip, it never is, but the many small diameter of the connected hose. I replaced the thin 14mm hose it with a proper one with 32mm inner diameter.…
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No More Backlash

After milling my spoilboard, I noticed that the 10mm holes were just 9.7mm, which is a pain in the butt because I planned to put 10mm dowels in there. After checking all axes, I felt considerable backlash in all of them. After cursing, because there are just a few dozen hours on the machine, I…
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The First Spoilboard

I decided to get an aluminium T-slot table, since it seems the perfect way to mount the spoil board and to enhance the stiffness of the whole router. There seem to be at least two options for my StepCraft 600: the original accessory and the beefier, which is 3mm thicker, and has less…
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Hello Internet!

My name is Stefan. I am a software developer living in Berlin, Germany. This is my personal blog about my private projects and musing with technology. I will use this platform to tell about my experiences with robotics, electronics, 3D printing and CNC machining. All images on this site are either taken by myself, or…
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