Reconditioning Anas platyrhynchos domesticus
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I started raising ducks and chickens late last year and originally let them stay in my greenhouse. I currently have 2 ducks and 3 chickens. I plan on getting more but first, I want the current group to go somewhere else since they keep messing up my plants. Are there any tips or tricks anyone here can give me to help me relocate my birds? I've cleared out my old wood shed, patched it up a bit, and would prefer that they roost there for the night.
Obviously I can just keep the greenhouse shut, but what should I do to encourage them to sleep in the shed? My yard is half an acre and I let them run the entire length of it during the day. The green house is on one side and the shed is on the opposite. The chickens are extremely tame, I can pick them up with ease, but the ducks are very panicky. They all come to me when I call to feed them, and I unfortunately conditioned them to go into the greenhouse with another call. I can sort of herd them with another call as well. If I trick them into the shed with food and lock them in, will they get the hint?
Certainly I can try this all on my own and maybe figure something out through trial and error, but I'd first like to get some feed back from other people first. I'm not so much concerned about the chickens but my ducks are runners and the poor things get over excited very easily. Thanks in advance.
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So I would like to improve the noise in my cafe and i turn to y'all for advice on some panel.
I have glass, lots of it, can't change that, a vaulted, bare ceiling with exposed beams, and a 30' x 10' wall at the apex of the vault.
My questions in no particular order:
It would be easier, as well as more aesthetically pleasing, to put several panels on said wall, rather than hang them from the ceiling, is this a bad Idea? I was looking at the geometry of the cafe, and i think the ceiling/windows would bounce enough noise to that wall to help.
How thick should I make them to help reduce restaurant rumble? I am not too savy on the math behind this stuff.
IF... If I do make hanging acoustic panels, I would like to do so, they hang vertically, as apposed to being bolted flat on the ceiling, If I do this, should I leave both sides open, put an acoustically reflective surface in the middle and sound damping on either side, or make them one-sided, and alternate the directions they face, say one 3'x 5' panel faces east, the next one faces west, the next east, etc.
Been researching this for a bit, and I think i understand the construction, but would like to double check with anyone with experience.
Make a wooden frame, at least 2" thick, fill with acoustic insulation, and wrap with acoustically transparent fabric for looks, and hang on the wall of ceiling. I read about something about leaving an air gap behind the damping material, but it wasn't mentioned constantly.
Thanks in advance.
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Hi /diy/, my first posting here.
I'm building a replica of flintlock musket at the moment.
To avoid buying expensive real musket parts I want to build it all myself, but I have problems with some of the parts.
While I already have a barrel which is closed at one end, a trigger and a sideplate with the pan, I still need the cock, the butt, the frizzen and some springs and other parts of the lock.
I want it as accurate as possible so I want a functional mechanism.
Making the butt is not a problem, just haven't found the right wood yet, but the cock and the springs are problematic for me.
Do you guys have any ideas how I could make the springs and how or out of what I should make the cock?
Pic related, L is the cock and E is one of the springs (the other springs have a different look but the function is the same.
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DIY, i come to you with an idea, I'd like to make a bike with a free reusable energy source, now before any one jumps to the "there is no such thing, gtfo dis-info agent" I'd like to link you to a few things and then get your opinion on it and if you think it might be successful or not
and forgive me if i break any /diy/ customs or anything, I'm coming from /x/ but this seemed like perfect board for this discussion