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Phil @phjils Bristol, UK

Maker of things. Photo / Graphic person. Somewhat nerdy. YouTuber. The chap behind Phil Makes Things.

580 Following   80 Followers   5,770 Tweets

Joined Twitter 6/19/08


Once again, I can't fix that, because proxy. I give up.ER THAT'S NOT DONALD TRUMP, GUYS https://t.co/47j7OcDKT2
Retweeted by Phil @laurenlaverne I think the algorithm they use to create headlines needs some tweaking.
2/21
2017
When I first tried Bash on Windows 10 through the Ubuntu subsystem. Taken from https://t.co/OQJL6Zicss https://t.co/sOZPfDb20Z
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2/20
2017
I almost missed this. How didn't I know this was on? https://t.co/kdFsMNdWjfI made a video for fellow maker and all-round clever person, Jenni Swiss. https://t.co/jDpI31HhbTWith spring coming up, what's the best wood for outdoor furniture? I know Teak is the best, but very £££. Thoughts? #making #woodwork
2/19
2017
It is not acceptable to use "reach out" unless someone is hanging off the edge of a cliff and youre offering your h… https://t.co/NubtI54PaA
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2/18
2017
I liked a @YouTube video from @andy_birkey https://t.co/rXuNxwCkV8 Birkey- A Small Walnut and Cherry Box in an Afternoon
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2/13
2017
@Gordon_Keenan True. FCPX runs very well on my '08 Pro. Premier is unusable. DaVinci won't even start. OSX for the win.
2/11
2017
Only in this establishment can a order for an item of equipment pass through TEN managers, only to come back with 'why do we want this?'.
2/9
2017
Cold. Raining. Tired. Headache. Urgh.I have just sat through a 40min briefing from a head honcho. I had no idea what they were talking about, but we're Moving Forward a lot.
2/8
2017
@Gordon_Keenan Wow... Take half an album where ever you go. @Gordon_Keenan What the bejesus is that? Looks to be some bastard USB radio dictation contraption?After yesterday's life Crushing migraine, today I feel like I've been beaten about the head with a brick. Fun. ☹️ @hatchetandbear @SoundCloud A pleasure. I went on a rollercoaster of sadness and joy with Pip Wilcox on the way to work this morning.If you do one thing with your lunch hour today, listen to an episode of Makers Broadcast from @hatchetandbear https://t.co/uE1ljjKzdr
2/7
2017
"Amazing Pay-What-You-Want* Bundle!" Pay what you want! *as long as you pay us at least this much...I've been berated for adding a style guide to a handover document I'm writing. #managersknownothing
2/6
2017
New video is live. Warning: contains gratuitous peen action. Hammer Time! https://t.co/k6WXkjeG22
2/5
2017
I have a full day in the workshop, after the post office, the supermarket, the washing up, the recycling... I don't have a full day.
2/4
2017
Sysadmin needs new job. Mac / Unix pro. Bristol. £28k + anyone got anything?
2/3
2017
@Gerber_Gear 404And what is with the battery on my MBP? I've gone from 7 hours to 2, in two hours of light use... #MacBookPro #batterylifeKill me now. Why won't the thing stay where I have put it? Man alive... give me a block of wood I know what I'm doing. #webdesign
2/2
2017
#NewProfilePic https://t.co/Kyget0eag3Good one, @IKEAUSA 😂 https://t.co/uhyMdT4gRd https://t.co/GDp7xiPJ3q
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2/1
2017
A great shot of the Wave by @benchcraftUSA, thank you for sharing! #Leatherman #Wave #ForRealLife https://t.co/y6jnlVRAEq
Retweeted by Phil @bigshowfactoids It's easy when there's an almost unlimited supply of geothermal springs and relatively very few people to use it.Doing my mid-year appraisal. Under "Personal Development for 17/18" I've put "LEAVE". I don't know if I should submit this form... hmmm 🤔There are 40 hours a week where I could be making, but I have this "job" thing. It's very frustrating.Dear @realDonaldTrump , Shove it up your ass. Sincerely, America
Retweeted by Phil(Paraphrasing) "There reaches a point where the day job is just in the way." I know what you mean @iliketomakestuf @CraftedPodcast
1/30
2017
Just back from the cinema and #Trainspotting2. Absolutely loved it. Choose life"Yeah, the bandsaw is making a really bad noise and isn't cutting very well". Erm, I see your problem.# bandsaw… https://t.co/QLao5HViFtIf I was at home I could get so much done. Sadly, I'm at work.
1/27
2017
Am I missing something? Isn't there usually a @ReclaimedAudio on a Wednesday?
1/25
2017
Web design never was my strength.Where do they find the time?IT depts. don't seem to realise that some things do not run over 80 or 443. So many ports bocked, so many apps won't work through proxy. 😒
1/24
2017
Yes, that Carl Sagan prediction from 1995 that's going viral is real https://t.co/NcrldTLC33 https://t.co/ayOYF9h5et
Retweeted by Phil"Alternative Facts"... https://t.co/vwfFIGXXlL @drunkenwood watch Black Mirror, S3 E1 "Nosedive" and consider yourself lucky.This weekend I watched The Mist and binged on some Black Mirror. All in all, it was pretty bleak. 😨Too little sleep + compensating with too much coffee = having no patience for stupid people today (and that seems to be everyone).
1/23
2017
Here’s a bill to pull us out of the UN. Time to speed up the impeachment. https://t.co/nQhJvMhgCG
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1/22
2017
TRUE FACT. All my macs are crippled by "The IT Dept". https://t.co/hFjUB0AHGBWhy is @ThreeUK sending out messages with a bit.ly URL in it, asking for help? What's at the other end of that blind URL?
1/18
2017
This is brilliant. https://t.co/fsjNBSj2OP
1/15
2017
My fourth video is now up on YouTube. (Link in bio) The Atonement Bell Box, a Game of Thrones… https://t.co/wwPPGsAWeh
1/13
2017
@GavinFree ah, the gloriously impossible europlug. Bring back RF I say.Why do I have to answer a survey to finish reading an article on my local paper website? Isn't it enough that they don't employ journalists?Not my monkey. Not my circus. #dayjob
1/12
2017
Awesome https://t.co/qe8i123dUl
Retweeted by Phil @JimmyDiResta @SurgicalCoder After binge watching Mr. DiResta, life and normal speed seems very inefficient.
1/10
2017
@FCPcoffee oh yes... yes indeed.
1/9
2017
Wood stain takes too long to dry... I need this finished tomorrow and it's still bloody wet!
1/8
2017
I agree with this wholeheartedly... https://t.co/CDnQVwrRpv
1/6
2017
Air pollution bad for you. Fire hot. Water wet. Thank you BBC for such insightful news. #dumbingdown
1/5
2017
Some people I used to know added me on LinkedIn. Do people actually use LinkedIn?
1/3
2016
@Gizmodo The only the terrible about 5th Element is at it appears in your list. Alien Resurrection, that's a terrible movie.This is happening. New video... https://t.co/HXm92EkI5s
12/30
2016
Cock it! Yesterday I remembered that 2016 wipe was on today. Today I forgot to record it...Download and Enjoy https://t.co/3ERoDJFoSS via @Sellfy
12/29
2016
2016. https://t.co/UFBMDpE8QO
Retweeted by PhilMy Xmas reading supplied by @JimmyDiResta and #LarsMytting. Thank you both for these books. https://t.co/r0tj1ktBmE
12/27
2016
What the captain said. https://t.co/fMB4FsPasB
12/25
2016
Working, cooking, cleaning, driving, visiting, purchasing. Makes you wonder what the point of having a holiday is. I am not relaxed.I'm not prejudiced, I hate everyone equally.
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12/24
2016
I registered a domain w/ @1and1help_uk and ◀24 hrs later I am being spammed & cold-called by so-called web design companies. Coincidence?
12/23
2016
For when only the cheapest will do... B&Q. It's not actually bad stuff. https://t.co/5NY4cVQVxE
12/22
2016
Sally Army guy at Morrison's playing a CD of brass band music shaking a bucket. I'll not throw a coin in for pressing a button. Humbug.Quoted in an extraordinary accurate Bostrailian accent, I must add. https://t.co/RBz8HzGKFXRight! Talking of piss-boiling, let's talk about management degree intake. 21 year olds who have no clue how to wor… https://t.co/29rAOdSeunHappy Winter Solstice everyone. Wassail with your nearest tree tonight. https://t.co/cggTeYv40D
12/21
2016
@ohheygreat @annapickard Push pineapple shake a tree. Repeat until eventually decent into mental illness.My name is Barron von Frankenklamp. Maybe I need longer clamps...🤔 https://t.co/buHnZIBoFnNew #maker video has landed. Check it out. https://t.co/oXcQImdFJ9
12/19
2016

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