Archive for June 7th, 2013
Now that Google encrypts your search terms (so they can sell the results to their customers), it’s harder to determine where folks come from. WordPress does report whatever search terms it can, though, and a recent search for
plastic kitchen sink strainer caught my eye.
Here’s what you get (or, at least, what I got on that day) by feeding those words into Google Image Search:
Search engine optimization like that is to die for, eh?
The related post described a cleanup operation that didn’t really achieve very much in the long run:
Some years ago I machined a pair of smoke gray acrylic sink strainers (using LinuxCNC / EMC2 loops and trig functions) on the Sherline and wrote it up for my Digital Machinist column. They came out quite nicely:
Then I did a 3D printed version on the Thing-O-Matic:
Which produced a note about small features and another Digital Machinist column, of course.
Subtractive machining is definitely the right hammer for some jobs…