Stuart of stusshed.com gave a most interesting talk at last nights GSMEE meeting.
GSMEE, in case you are not familiar, stands for Geelong Society of Model and Experimental Engineers. A select group of people who are interested in things mechanical, electrical, steam, internal combustion, boats, etc. Mainly metal working, but sometimes involving woodworking.
Stuart generously gave his time, and drove several hours to show us some of his projects, and tools which were new and unusual to most of us.
He explained how when he was a very small boy, an uncle disappeared into his workshop, and a short time later reappeared with a simple wooden puppet toy which he had quickly made, and presented to Stuart. Stuart says that event made a lasting impression, and was influential in his decision to make things for himself, have his own workshop, and eventually to study mechanical engineering and have a…
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