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  • The Halloween Box

    The Halloween Box

    In every haunted house, you’ll find automated props: chairs that rock on their own, slamming doors, rattling chains, drawers opening and closing as if by some supernatural force. These “tricks” enhance the “treat” of getting the life scared out of …

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  • Keeping the Lights On In Jamaica

    Keeping the Lights On In Jamaica

    Power generation facilities typically operate for decades, so it is not uncommon for the automation systems to become obsolete and difficult to support. This was the case at the Maggotty Hydroelectric Plant operated by the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Company …

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  • DIY Pneumatic Saw Clamp

    DIY Pneumatic Saw Clamp

    Many years ago my father was working on a new shop behind his house. The insides were left for us to finish. We needed to build work benches, shelves and racks. To save money, he bought the longer 2×4 sized …

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