Laser cut Hercules Extruder

The Prometheus Fusion perfection blog has started working on a Laser cut Hercules Extruder. It looks pretty cool. I hope that the plastic can withstand the pinch forces involved with this. Keep an eye on it. 

(I’d love to give credit to the author of it, want to send me your name? I couldn’t find it on your blog).

Cold workshop

My workshop is in the garage – an uninsulated and unheated area. Currently the workshop is too cold to work comfortably or safely (I don’t want to get wrapped up in the lathe while wearing a ski jacket).

I’ve been looking into an electric heating and cooling solution. I haven’t found anything that can cover the whole workshop area of about 1,000sft. Most portable heating and air conditioning units top out at about 400 sqft. Either I need to partition the area, or look into something that will work over the whole area – maybe a heat pump for a small house or condo. It would also be nice if I can wall mount it, so I don’t take shop floor space… 

Got any suggestions?