Archive for December, 2012

Tablesaws, Jointers, and Pinhole Routers, Oh My!

Another truckload of equipment rolled in yesterday.

Here we are scrambling to unload it.

If you think that’s something, imagine the scrambling we’ll have to do in order to find a place to put it!


a DIY chemical desiccator

Is it a desiccan, or a desiccant?

Is it a desiccan, or a desiccant?

You know those pesky packets you get in new shoes that say, Do Not Eat? Well, the Nutty Chemist tore a bunch of them open to make this dessicator. The substance drying inside is copper nitrate, a pretty blue crystal and the byproduct of their ventures into anodizing.