Archive for February 20th, 2012
During a recent rainstorm I grabbed the fiberglass marker pole at the end of the drain pipe to clear a wad of leaves out of the driveway gutters. Unfortunately, that left me with a finger full of glass fibers; it seems the top of the pole has deteriorated. The first tweezer I plucked from the stash around the pencil-oid tool holder hadn’t had its jaws aligned, so after I plucked (most of) the glass using those tweezers, I did a bit of filing and sandpapering:
That’s a millimeter scale in the background: these really are needle-tip tweezers.
A closer view:
It still has a bit of overbite, but it grabs hairs from the bench with no hassle. Given that you can’t get all the glass fibers on the first pass, it’ll come in handy…