Repairs

Repairing items is a lot more environmentally friendly than replacing them, you can also learn lots about your items and also repairing things yourself can save you lots of money. Here are some articles about things that have been repaired in the shed

B’doing!

B'doing!

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!

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Novice welders should grind their welds

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.

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Patch Day

Patch Day

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.

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Kilner Jar Repair

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

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Making space and brush repair

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

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Rabbit ear repair

Rabbit ear repair

Since leaving the comfort of his shelf in B&M Thumper has had an enjoyable life with his adopted family amongst the Hydrangeas.  Things changed a bit when they ventured into the less sheltered part of the garden. He got a

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Small Repairs

Small Repairs

Not all good repairs need to take a long time or lots of effort. Sometimes it’s the simple ones that are the most effective. Vice Screw Replacement The Axminster vice I’ve had for a few years works really well and

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Repairs don’t always work

Repairs don't always work

As you might gather from the long list of repairs on this site. I am a big fan of repairing. A good repair can make your item better than the original and it can last for a long time. However

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