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2021-07-19Panther's DIY Wapanese Bed: New article.
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2021-04-04Learning to ice skate: New article.
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Filtering by tag: sport

Learning to ice skate

Tips for newbies, from a somewhat experienced beginner

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A couple of years ago I bought ice skates and made a tool to make them more compatible with my feet. Now it was time to actually finally put the skates to good use. My knowledge about ice skating and fitting skates has reached epic proportions. Check out my newbie tips from the article and get adviced and encouraged!

Widening narrow ice skates with a DIY tool

I guess I have weirdly shaped feet

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As a kid, I never learned how to skate properly. Due to my wide feet it was super hard for me to find fitting skates. Eventually I just bought some decent ones and, since I don't have any contacts to boot punchers, decided to build a tool to make them more compatible with my feet. In this article I introduce the super simple tool that you can make too.

Sony SBH70 bluetooth earphones review

...with a bit of modding too, of course

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I wanted to have new earphones I could use when walking or doing sports. One of the requirements was they should be open design. I ended up buying the Sony SBH70 bluetooth earphones, found some shortcomings and tried to fix them with a little bit of modding. Read the full article to see some custom wingtips.

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