I tried using my laser engraver to strip paint and mark the metal.

The paint stripping worked remarkably well. I also tried using some dry moly lube as an engraving agent. This also works well. The laser can't touch metal, the metal acts like a mirror unless much more powerful than I have. In album 1/22/17 Using the laser to strip paint. One pass doesn’t do a great […]

I've been wanting the Learning Herbs Herbal Remedy Kit for several years now….

I've been wanting the Learning Herbs Herbal Remedy Kit for several years now. They just had a 50% off sale, so I got it. It really helps that Bella is almost as interested in Herbal remedies as I am. So I justified the kit as much as for her as for me. This weekend we […]

I decided to 'fix' a blanket I got from freecycle

It is a military wool blanket. I love wool blankets for camping and hanging out outdoors. I don't much care for the olive green – even though green is my favorite color.So I dyed one side of if grey. I couldn't find anybody else online (just a short search) that dyes a single side of […]