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Maker of things. Somewhat nerdy mac admin. The chap behind Phil Makes Things. https://t.co/QkgqCWzxrw

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@wortheffort_sg @iliketomakestuf @ericgoosey @JimmyDiResta @drunkenwood I wonder if it will apply to people who alr… https://t.co/Kyqf1PuFbL
4/8
2017
Never have I seen a more powerful portrait of modern Britain. Not an easy watch, but an important one. https://t.co/N7wM8F9OMIThe weight of the discarded plastic in our oceans is now greater than that of all the living fish.
Retweeted by Phil (Makes Things) @JonyIveParody Want to talk about this, Jony? You did that too. https://t.co/uRn3SkpYRzBob does it again! Yet more great content this week. I with my boss wasn't always watching my browsing habits... 😇 https://t.co/Wfyn8Ia7WCIf you like 99pi, then I think you'll like Horizon Line from @atlasobscura Listened to ep1 on my way to work. I wan… https://t.co/8Pu1Ck47sF
4/6
2017
This is turning into an amazing day for content. This Old Tony and rotary welding. Glorious! https://t.co/2WQGkJOZpCI liked a @YouTube video from @core77 https://t.co/C2RyJQMK2g DiResta's Cut: Bin Cabinet
Retweeted by Phil (Makes Things)Ooh, and a new Diresta's Cut! Today is brimming with good stuff. https://t.co/7GbC5QmfWrAnother great make from Badger Workshop. I've got an apron project in the works, just need to dust off the Singer. https://t.co/8XnpbbG9cHBut everyone loves the seaside, bit yes, maybe a bit OTT. https://t.co/60DN0Ntf2kWhat an amazing resource! Go and have a look. https://t.co/yZ17cBgs3OI didn't even reach the finals :( Maybe next year? Still, congratulations to all the finalists and winnners! https://t.co/mUGes3IH1nApple doesn't need a new Mac Pro design. They need a Dell workstation that runs macOS. Nobody wants an artisanal, hand-crafted Honda Civic.
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4/5
2017
@drunkenwood @chinbeard @scottjohnson My old man had one of these before my mother insisted on something more pract… https://t.co/s7u2WmbMbw @drunkenwood @chinbeard @scottjohnson Sweeeeeeeeeeeet ride man.
4/4
2017
I didn't see that coming. Said no one, ever. #walkingdead
4/3
2017
Some high end next-level master craftsman tips courtesy of Paul Sellers. The man's a genius. https://t.co/mjJyjVidTyEstate Agents: if you could answer simple questions, like "what's the council tax band?", then I'd happily pay your dumb fees; but you can't
4/1
2017
@jessicahische How far out are they? Reel to reel? Wax cylinder?
3/31
2017
@AwkwardHSG Why? Because.... no.Playing with a Canon 5d MK3III Oh that's nice. Buttery, in fact.When I sign in to google using Vivaldi, google tells me I'm using Chrome. Did you really build an all-new browser, @vivaldibrowser ?
3/30
2017
What do you do when you need a sofa to fit a very specific space? Make one! Project sofa is on*! *the list of many other projects for 2017.Jimmy pulls it out the bag again. https://t.co/uj5o84Eb5o
3/29
2017
@MereMortalsWW I have watched many of your videos and concur that you very much enjoy wood product. 👍 @ArsTechnicaUK @arstechnica @mrseb I give it a week before someone makes a fake one.
3/28
2017
I hate wearing by these glasses. I swear they're giving me more of a headache than blurry vision ever did. 🤓😵I was considering a van, but now I'm thinking about a Pathfinder... Hmm. It's all hypothetical at the moment. #cashflowHey, Facebook. I don't want to install your dumb messenger app. What's wrong with reading messages on the web? 🖕
3/27
2017
New video, in which I go home and get my fuckin'shine box. https://t.co/uCz85Bu4GFNew video is up! How it's taken me a month I'll never know... but anyway, it's here now, and… https://t.co/bfqTM04IUgAnyone else find uploading to YouTube direct from FCPX painfully slow?Proof of spring. There is the smell of barbeque on the breeze. https://t.co/O2H0CPZYxI
3/25
2017
Also in charge of missiles. I'll be in the bunker. https://t.co/MbrNpHOL0w
3/24
2017
Anyone want some back issues of @HUCKmagazine ? They're just too nice to chuck in the recycling. Free to collector! https://t.co/rOmGxJyKq9Having a big tidy. Currently experiencing the 'worse' before the 'better'. Give me strength. 💩🏠
3/18
2017
That's it. I give up. mySQL is a witchcraft that i cannot master behind this corporate proxy. Write your database longhand on paper. I'm out
3/16
2017
@IanAMartin Have the Québécois got form for this kind of business?You can't keep having referendums until the people give you the answer you want. That's not how it works.
3/14
2017
@WhitsonGordon yep, Moto g4 went from day-long to 2 hours. Reinstalled Lineage OS, got 2 day battery now.
3/13
2017
@UltraLinx Descartes' got nothing on this guy.I say, Bing... that wasn't in French. https://t.co/b1zEKZvU3y @trufelman Teutonic Efficiency.
3/11
2017
Of course. Data has value, and what's more valuable than people's porn habits and searches for symptoms? https://t.co/1EE8jYXddNReally, have a look at this, it's seriously clever. https://t.co/wE23PWDYgHHey, @techradar , I can recommend a good proof reader to you if you need one? https://t.co/nKW8STfmha
3/8
2017
Adobe CC must be the most infuriating thing I have ever had the displeasure of distributing. It's even worse than MS Office.
3/6
2017
@drunkenwood A pleasure. Hope you're doing OK. Look after yourself.This one's for you @drunkenwood https://t.co/k1hTTF37UI
3/4
2017
I'm glad to call myself a weirdo in my garage, along with that weirdo @sa_maker in his. Great interview on Maker Cast, Hugo.👍
3/3
2017
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 (Makes Things) @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
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