Nixie Tubes

If you don't know what a nixie tube is your in for a treat. Before LCDs, LEDs, OLED or e-ink there was the cold war glow of nixie tubes. The technology hit its height in the 1970’s and most production of them ended sometime in the 1980’s there isn't really anyone making them. Except for …

The sanding stick

When sanding a project there are areas that no matter how hard you try your finger just can't get that sandpaper into. That is were the sanding stick comes into its full glory. A sanding stick is really any hard object that has an abrasive paper attached to it. It can be a wood dowel, …

The New Collar Jobs

Interesting Reads A new book by Sarah Boisvert, talking about how the future of manufacturing is going to need makers. Book "New Collar Workforce" Prepares Us for the New Age of Manufacturing