Whilst out shopping we stumbled upon an antique shop that was full to the brim with all kinds of items, there were some tools and cameras in the window. So we decided to take a look inside. Whilst the family
Winter car repairs
Due to the weather, a couple of faults developed with the car, a Vauxhall Mokka. The first was a re-occurrence from the other year. When the temperature dropped to -7°C the handbrake locked on when starting off in the morning
Simple hammer repair
Whilst building a wooden step and re-laying the surrounding laminate flooring, I managed to break the shaft of a small hammer. I ordered a replacement handle and used a pin to drift out the remainder of the old handle. There
I sat down hard onto the old sofa and there was a loud crack and what can only be described as a b’doing noise. The sofa would need repairing!
Novice welders should grind their welds
There’s a joke in welding circles that if you have to grind your welds that makes you a grinder not a welder.
But I totally recommend getting grinding.
One of my favourite pairs of jeans developed a small hole, just by the back pocket. so I stitched on a simple patch to stop it from growing.
Kilner Jar Repair
A bit of simple kitchen repair this week. A Kilner jar is a brand of glass jar with a toggle clamp style fastener. It typically has a rubber seal between the glass lid and the glass body. Unfortunately after years
Making space and brush repair
One ongoing issue with the Workshopshed is the space to work. The space is shared between projects, tools, garden equipment and toys. There are also some overflows from the house such as decorating items. I managed to get the bench