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4Instructables13,722Views6CommentsButtisholzJoined March 8th, 2016
With a Master in robot engineering i'm very interested in open source technology and the developpment of simple and local energy sources. Besides that I'm a nature lover, wilderness guide and vision quest tutor.

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  • Martinfuchs followed Martinfuchs1 year ago
  • Martinfuchs commented on fatgnat's instructable Composting toilet1 year ago
    Composting toilet

    Hey, very nice composting toilett. I like the simpicity of this system u use. Am I right that you can even use it inside the house? Great!What do you do whit the contents once it's full? and the urine? What about including some information on this in the instructable, I guess it would encourage more people to really use this!!thanks a lot & big cheers ;-)

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  • Martinfuchs commented on Martinfuchs's instructable Solar dryer box1 year ago
    Solar dryer box

    I didn't try meats yet. But I don't see why it shouldn't work. Would be cool to make your own Beef jerky. For the first tries i'd make nice thin slices to be sure they dry before they rot ;-). Maybe put some salt on them? And make extra sure no wasps or other insects get in there, they love meat and sweet stuff :-)If you try it, let me know how it worked!cheers

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  • Martinfuchs commented on Martinfuchs's instructable Solar dryer box1 year ago
  • Martinfuchs commented on Martinfuchs's instructable hand-driven oat flake crusher1 year ago
    hand-driven oat flake crusher

    That's a possibility, but would make the construction quite a bit more complicated.I've used mine daily for three years now, and no sign of wearing yet. Just make sure the axles are properly polished at the bearings and you use some hard wood like oak and add some vaseline from time to time (you could even make a little groove in the bearing to hold some lubricant).For industrial use I suggest to make the bearing part on the carrying bars replaceable (by moving them appart a bit and place bearing blocks on them), either made of hardwood or POM (plastic).have fun :-)

    Half-Shells would do it. I'm not sure about glueing POM onto wood though, POM doesn't adhere very well. Maybe with the right glue... but once assembled it would be held in place by the axles anyway.

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  • Martinfuchs commented on Martinfuchs's instructable hand-driven oat flake crusher1 year ago
    hand-driven oat flake crusher

    Hey there,ideally the oats only get flattened to about 0.5mm thickness. With the small cylinder diameter on this one you need quite some knurl, thus the flakes often fall apart to two or three smaller pieces. But tastes good anyway :-)

    That's a possibility, but would make the construction quite a bit more complicated.I've used mine daily for three years now, and now and now sign of wearing yet. Just make sure the axles are properly polished at the bearings and you use some hard wood like oak. For industrial use I suggest to make the bearing part on the carrying bars replaceable (by moving them appart a bit and place bearing blocks on them), either made of hardwood or POM (plastic).have fun :-)

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