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Time Enough At Last: Reviving an Heirloom Typewriter

You may find yourself living in interesting times. The world we knew two months ago is gone, and there is time enough at last, to finally go through those projects we’ve been putting off for one reason or another. Today, I wanted to explore and possibly repair an old unidentified typewriter that belonged to my late aunt for many decades. A small disclaimer though, I am not an avid typewriter collector or connoisseur. I enjoy looking at them and using them, but by no stretch of the imagination I want to claim to be an expert in their history or inner workings — I’m a hacker after all. What follows is a layman’s adventure into her first typewriter repair, an...

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The monogramming of a garment or other material, is by far the simplest way to give it individuality, uniqueness and branding

A monogram is very much like a signature. To get it done right however you’re going to need equipment that will get it right the first time, won’t damage the material at all, and ideally won’t be too fiddly. To this end, your best bet is to go with either an embroidery machine or a computerised sewing machine. Quick Navigation There are some really great machines out there on the market today, and we have reviewed 5 of the best top selling models for you. To help you in your decision we also have a buying guide for you, covering everything you might want to think about before purchasing. In a hurry? This is our winner! Our rating: SINGER |...

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Time Enough At Last: Reviving an Heirloom Typewriter

You may find yourself living in interesting times. The world we knew two months ago is gone, and there is time enough at last, to finally go through those projects we’ve been putting off for one reason or another. Today, I wanted to explore and possibly repair an old unidentified typewriter that belonged to my late aunt for many decades. A small disclaimer though, I am not an avid typewriter collector or connoisseur. I enjoy looking at them and using them, but by no stretch of the imagination I want to claim to be an expert in their history or inner workings — I’m a hacker after all. What follows is a layman’s adventure into her first typewriter repair, an...

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How the biggest consumer apps got their first 1k users

Hello, and welcome to a free monthly edition of my newsletter. I’m Lenny, and each week I tackle reader questions about product, growth, working with humans, and anything else that’s stressing you out at the office. Send me your questions and in return, I’ll humbly offer actionable real-talk advice. 🤜🤛 If you find this post valuable, check out some of my other posts: How To Know If You've Got Product/Market Fit How to Kickstart and Scale a Marketplace Business How To Get Into Product Management (And Thrive) To receive this newsletter in your inbox weekly, consider subscribing 👇 Q: How did the big consumer apps get their first 1,000 users? Considering every startup confronts this question at some point, I was...

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DIY Deck Building – Step by Step

Extreme How To - DIY Home Improvement Featuring MoistureShield Elevate Composites and CAMO® EDGE Clip®  Fasteners by Matt Weber The huge outbuilding that Joey Prestage built as his Man Cave needed a deck. It sits on a beautiful lakefront lot which requires a comfortable place to sit and enjoy the view. The lay of the land meant the deck would connect to the building at ground level beneath a sliding patio door. The deck would extend across a downhill slope to be supported by a beam and posts on the opposite end. Once built, the deck floor would be completed with railing and a roof structure attached the building, which will help protect it from rain, tree debris, and UV...

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