I'm a lifelong general meddler. and woodworker; with an interest in the metalwork side of pottering. Mostly metalworking is confined to making telescopes, (Also and grinding Newtonian mirrors.) The one I finished years ago is past it now, and is just about good enough to use as a shaving mirror. I like repairing stuff, and modifying, and only occasionally do I have an accident, and get something right! I am your perpetual pessimist. (that's a requirement as I support Aston Villa!) So, I would prefer to have happy surprises, when things turn up trumps.
I play Jazz guitar and paint in oils and watercolour and any spare time I get goes into writing fiction; for my own amusement.
Perusing the projects here, I am somewhat bewildered by the ingenuity, and the guile of members. I also like the occasional note of humour that creeps in.
I tried to start a new topic for this, but I must have my old specs on, 'cos I can't find a link to do that!