READER INPUT

DIY fabrication tools, the real world, and a mini wooden yacht.

Image Volume 21 is a very interesting read. I do have two quibbles. First, the warning regarding aluminum dust on page 91 [“Geared Candleholder”]. While OSHA has information regarding exposure to aluminum dust at osha.gov/SLTC/healthguidelines/aluminum, neither filing, drilling, nor sawing aluminum produce dust — they produce larger particles known as swarf. The warning is thus not applicable to the project.

Second, the “ESP Lamp” is a very interesting project, however I must object to the inclusion of what is little more than fantastical superstition. MAKE is fundamentally ...

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