A neat, well-organized workshop is the dream of many do-it-yourselfers and professionals. A corner in a room or garage is all you need to start setting up your workshop. If you plan to spend your time there often, then it
This week I painted up the next 2 boards for the workshop benches. So I should have these up and usable by the end of the week. Having reviewed the location of the power sockets and also thought about how
It has been a busy few weeks with some key autumn maintenance jobs on the house. Primarily cleaning out the gutters. Armed with a new ladder and a standoff, I headed up to clean out the lower level gutters. Some
Back in January 2008, I set myself a challenge to have the Workshopshed up and running by my birthday in March. I just about achieved that and had a bench built for the lathe. This week I moved into the
This is my last post from the original Workshopshed. All the tools and materials are boxed up, ready for a move to Scotland. Over the last 13 years, I’ve spent many happy days in the shed and it’s allowed me
There are some radical changes for the workshopshed. I’m currently boxing up the tools and materials so I can relocate to a new workshop.
This year marks the 20th year of readersheds, a website setup by Andrew Wilcox aka Uncle Wilco for people to celebrate their sheds. That spawned the shed of the year competition in 2007 which even spent a few years on
As mentioned on the Guild of Makers Conference post, I picked up an extractor fan at the swap meet. This was a powerful dual blower style fan with a timer and an external trigger. There’s also a microswitch that controls