Laser
Laser commissioning / to do list

With the laser in and basically running, there is still more to do to get it ready for “production”. I did the first pass beam alignment but did not check the exit beam at all 4 corners. Up to Mirror 3 it is good at all 4 corners. Near the center of the bed it […]

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Laser
Laser Day(s)

After months of research, reviewing the Facebook laser groups and basically overthinking the decision, I purchased a CO2 laser cutter / engraver. I had analyzed the type of work to do (everything from signs, and gifts, to engraving , cutting veneer and thick wood). This lead me down the path to one of the higher […]

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Canning
Hot Pepper Paste

Our bountiful harvest of ripe hot peppers continues. Some of the other folks in the Facebook Cured Meats : Charcuterie group have been making pepper paste to use for sausage making. This sounds like a good idea as with pepper paste vs pepper powders, you can get a better bind on the meat in the […]

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