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Share/Bookmark It looks like one of my favourite steel buildings in the history of building stuff out of steel has had a bit of a makeover. The Atomium in Brussels has had a bit of a spit and a polish. Atomium post-renovation But it ain’t the only one. According to a recent Euro Inox email, […]

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Share/BookmarkThese are heady days in America. After eight years of an illiterate hick pretending to be President, we have the excitement of a woman and a black guy duking it out. But, that’s hardly news, is it? As riveting as the current state of affairs truly is, you have to go a long way to […]

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Gruelling Growlers

Posted on 23, Jan

Share/BookmarkEvery time I visit the mother-in-law, or she comes to visit me, there’s a conversation about meat pies. It’s not me who starts the conversation either, I’ll have you know. If I’d married some working class heroine from some lovely part of Preston I’d maybe understand it, but my mother-in-law is a fairly well-to-do surgeon’s […]

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Share/BookmarkNot knowing a cotton-picking thing about CAD I’m throwing this one out there in case anybody might find it useful. From the press release: CAD Schroer, long serious about offering engineering solutions that support flexible systems strategies, released the commercial version of MEDUSA4 3.0.1 in Autumn 2007. Now MEDUSA4 Personal users can benefit from additional […]

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Share/Bookmark Hillary and Bill Clinton – looks like neither made a real smart choice. The Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association (SMWIA) today added their voices to those of their union brothers and sisters in the United Transportation Union (UTU) in making a SMART choice by announcing their joint support for Hillary Rodham Clinton as the […]

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Share/BookmarkIf there was one thing both me and Fox News have in common then it’s the ability to be fair and balanced. In a wonky, pissed-up, ill-informed kind of way. Still, that shouldn’t detract from a seemingly peculiar story doing the rounds about a sheet metal factory in Connecticut getting into bother over its English-only […]

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Share/BookmarkFollowing on from the same lady who gave us the antique sheet metal tools, we also have the list of sheetmetal fabrication books dating from as early as 1907. Here’s the listing of the books as it was provided to me in the email: Antique books 1. sheet metal a) Sheet Metal Work; Neubecker; approx […]

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