I hereby christen this fecking thing “The Beholder“.

I hereby christen this fucking thing “The Beholder“.

Not quite a leg-vise, but it will do and it was free.

Not quite a leg-vise, but it will do and it was free.

Just need to wait for the paint to dry and then I’ll grease it up and install it on the bench in the blacksmith “shop”.

Just need to wait for the paint to dry and then I’ll grease it up and install it on the bench in the blacksmith “shop”.

The machining took way longer than I wanted, all I had was 3” and my lathe would only take off .005” per pass. Tomorrow’s gonna be all wire brushing and painting.

The machining took way longer than I wanted, all I had was 3” and my lathe would only take off .005” per pass. Tomorrow’s gonna be all wire brushing and painting.

TFW You vividly remember thinking 25 years ago “well that’s never coming out“ when you hammered in a pin.

TFW You vividly remember thinking 25 years ago “well that’s never coming out“ when you hammered in a pin.

Today’s project.

Today’s project.

Took a risk in a free from the dump printer and invested in a new used fuser and a set of third party toner carts, about $100 total. I’m very pleased with the results! It even takes print jobs from my phone!

Took a risk in a free from the dump printer and invested in a new used fuser and a set of third party toner carts, about $100 total. I’m very pleased with the results! It even takes print jobs from my phone!

Been noming on the greens I brought in from the greenhouse before the deep freeze. Kale was definitely the winner!

Been noming on the greens I brought in from the greenhouse before the deep freeze. Kale was definitely the winner!

Geordi the forge and I made a few basic tools to start outfitting the blacksmith shop!

Geordi the forge and I made a few basic tools to start outfitting the blacksmith shop!

Spent the last day of vacation hanging with Geordi the forge.

Spent the last day of vacation hanging with Geordi the forge.