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Tonight Matthew, I am Dremel repair man

I posted a few days ago that my Dremel 4000 had died and that I suspected the thermal fuse to be the cause. Here’s how I fixed it. The first steps to getting inside the case are to remove the … Continue reading

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A time for dying

Hot on the heels of one of my Raspberry Pis trying to persuade me that it wanted to meet its maker, yesterday I had need of my Dremel and discovered that it also showed no interest in functioning. I didn’t … Continue reading

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DeWalt D28710 first impressions

Having just posted that I cut up a pile of steel tube today I realised that I’ve not said anything about the saw itself. It’s a DeWalt D28710 that I purchased specifically for my observatory project though it will see … Continue reading

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New Toy in the Workshop

I’ve been wanting to learn to use one of these for ages and of late it would have been a benefit in a number of projects to be able to create small metal parts, so my Christmas present to myself … Continue reading

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