For those who have followed the blog for some time you might remember that back in 2013 / 2014 we stripped out the downstairs shower room to repair a water leak. The tiles/grout removal was a problem and getting the
“Can you put some new wheels on our footstool, the existing ones have broken” I was asked. “Sure” I said. Given that the existing wheels had broken off I knew that I’d need to add some re-enforcement as well as
Our king-sized bed has a metal mesh base. Over the last 7 years some of the thin tubes have got bent and the mesh is coming away from the welds. When I quizzed the manufacturer about a replacement, they said
I have a large yellow travel bag with a big shoulder strap. As recommended this has been taken off and put in a side pocket when it is checked in for flights. However, the rough treatment by the baggage handlers
I was going to write an article about a project of Richard’s from Earl’s Restoration, about the restoration of a drag saw that he’d shared with me via Twitter. The drag saw was made by R.M.Wade and is a petrol
A few years back we were given a pair of decorative birds for the garden. Before too long, the small one’s legs became detached and more recently the head of the larger one has come off. When you look at
Our Ikea toilet roll holder broke into two parts. On inspection there was just a single weld holding it together and that was obviously not very strong. As I have welding equipment I though it should be a straightforward repair.
Sugru is an air curing rubber that bonds to metals, plastics and wood. I’m a big fan as it’s good for making and repairing.It does bond to a wide range of materials and it has some flexibility once cured but