Monthly Archives: December 2011

Silky Oak Coffee Table

The Silk Oak (Grevillea Robusta) timber was felled and milled by a friend and I from the local area.  We sized and dressed the timber at Ironbark Grange and then completed the project over quite a few months with the … Continue reading

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Sous Vide cooking

Helpers that have stayed here at Ironbark Grange would know that we have always had a passion for good food.  Australian Masterchef (the TV show) has been watched enthusiastically here and has inspired our family and helpers to create food … Continue reading

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PID controller

The aim was to cook “Sous Vide” (see recent post) and to do this I needed to build a  proportional–integral–derivative controller (PID controller).   It is a generic control loop feedback mechanism (controller) widely used in industrial control systems – … Continue reading

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