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  • MarkH442 commented on Scenic Sauthoff's instructable Chesapeake Bay Coffee Table3 years ago
    Chesapeake Bay Coffee Table

    That is such an excellent idea. I am so adapting this!

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  • MarkH442 commented on Scwleung's instructable Shell Cordovan Leather Briefcase3 years ago
    Shell Cordovan Leather Briefcase

    A very stylish and unique item you have crafted. You are a man of peerless taste!Beautifully documented.

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  • Measure The Moisture Content Of Your Firewood With A Multimeter

    Very interesting. Thank you.I was just looking at the source document that DavidF15 gave below (thank you) and there is an interesting paragraph about the use of permanent electrodes (page 8 or page 10 of the PDF version):"...This method has a serious problem, however, in that the permanent electrodes give erratic and unreliable data after a few hours, especially when the moisture content of the specimen is in the upper range of readability of the meter. However, when the moisture content of the specimen is no greater than about 15 percent, permanent electrodes are as reliable as freshly implanted electrodes."I'm not sure if this is a weakness of the meters under test, the method or the electrodes. I'm tipping towards the electrodes. ...

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    Very interesting. Thank you.I was just looking at the source document that DavidF15 gave below (thank you) and there is an interesting paragraph about the use of permanent electrodes (page 8 or page 10 of the PDF version):"...This method has a serious problem, however, in that the permanent electrodes give erratic and unreliable data after a few hours, especially when the moisture content of the specimen is in the upper range of readability of the meter. However, when the moisture content of the specimen is no greater than about 15 percent, permanent electrodes are as reliable as freshly implanted electrodes."I'm not sure if this is a weakness of the meters under test, the method or the electrodes. I'm tipping towards the electrodes. Mainly because I would expect moisture to seek the nearest flaw to escape. That is just a theory on my part.It would be an interesting theory to test.

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