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Flagpole mount

The socket in the ground for the flagpole has a centering cone for the pole itself and is intended to be filled with sand around the pole to absorb some shock and movement. The socket is surrounded by concrete at … Continue reading

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Finished footings and rough plumb

Rebar in and footing set. Now to let it dry and then build it up. There will be a special floor drain with a slow drip (source feeder copper line is covered by the blue sheath, and drain is covered … Continue reading

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New ceramic

I want to optimize space in my shop. The tank of a commode adds an additional foot to the size of the bathroom in the place where I want it located. I intend to be ADA compliant with this bathroom … Continue reading

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Less dirt

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Concrete ring

The curbs were poured and cured. The forms were then taken off. The channel is left for connection of the sewer line from the new commodes.

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Dig the circle

I want a turnabout for cars in the front of the shop to ease access for the tenant in front. This turnabout will go around the sewer access point and will also serve as a planter box around the flagpole.

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Milford First Prints!

I finally found time and space to give Milford some attention. I gathered all the parts for Milford (mill, cpu/driver stack, power supply, cords and cables) and rebuilt a Windows PC for controlling it, then I had to get software … Continue reading

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Milford Wiring

The wires to the steppers don’t have a lot of play. They may not even make it to the controller. So I’ve got to add some length. It’s relatively simple task, but it takes awhile. There are a lot to … Continue reading

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