Wednesday 20 April 2016

Finest Green

Behold...   ...Well actually it's dried pond slime, but it looks like Nori and it smells like Nori.  I daren't eat it just yet, so I blitzed it with the workshop blender (every workshop needs a blender) and added it to my potting mix, now enhanced with Finest Green...

Tuesday 19 April 2016

Fun With Diodes

Last night I made a little passive diode clipper. Not expecting it to do a great deal, I was quite surprised at the results from just two Schottky diodes and a 1K resistor

Friday 15 April 2016


I've recently been playing with passive filters. This is a High Pass Filter followed by a Low Pass Filter utilising a nifty little dual concentric pot I had lying around

Tuesday 5 April 2016

Passive Aggressive

I decided against making a couple of 2x3U sidecars and instead opted for some simple 3U passive boxes that are easy to move around. In the popular boating vernacular this box is probably known as a punt

Saturday 2 April 2016

My Nematode Army

Of the many things I was meant to do yesterday - this was not one of them. Fortunately it also rained a little so I took the opportunity to water a few million nematodes into the vegetable beds