For the last article I wrote, a comparison of Canon 50mm lenses, I needed some way of photographing and displaying these lenses so they wouldn’t roll away. I decided to make some very simple lens stands out of scrap wood. Here’s how.Read more "Making simple lens display stands out of wood"
I have been asked to clear out my father-in-law’s metalwork and electronics workshops and find good homes for his models and equipment. Here I have made an inventory of the main items. I don’t know much about model locomotives, metalworking or electronics so please do ask questions if anything is unclear. I can be contacted […]Read more "Locomotives & workshop tools for sale"
It hasn’t been many days since I last complained about eBay. This time, it’s their Global Shipping Program (GSP) that has annoyed me. For those who aren’t familiar, the GSP is a service provided by eBay where if you sell items to international buyers, you can send the item to eBay’s shipping centre in the […]Read more "eBay Global Shipping Program"