Yearly Review


Reflecting on 2018

Reflecting on 2018

Looking back on 2018 it has been a particularly busy year. January started with the launch of “A Little Saw”, a book to help you pick the right cutting tool for your project. The book has sold a few copies

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2017 What a year

2017 What a year

As usual at this time of year, I reflect on the activity of the Workshopshed for 2017 Blogging wise the numbers have been fairly good, typically around one a week with a few slack months such as February. There have

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2016 – In the spotlight

2016 - In the spotlight

For 2016 I had three main goals. Firstly to keep on top of projects and try to finish more than I started. Second to progress the Stirling Engine build and finally to visit the Model Engineer show at Brooklands. I

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2015 – A winning year

2015 - A winning year

My main plan for 2015 was to built a little Stirling Engine based on a design from Model Engineer with some tweaks and castings. However even in January I was distracted by other projects. The Cel Robox 3D printer I’d

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Review of 2013

Review of 2013

This year has been a great year for projects, I started the year by fulfilling a New Year’s resolution and mounting a vice. I also did a bit of upcycling turning some old scaffold planks and builders discards into a

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Roundup of the year 2012

Roundup of the year 2012

At this time of year I normally have the same though, “not much got done this year”, this is then followed by a quick check of the blog archives and a happy moment of surprise when I see that actually

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Review of the year 2011

Review of the year 2011

Due to other commitments, I’ve not had as much time in the workshop this year as previous years. However I did complete a couple of projects, in February, I got the magnifiying glass out and assembled a surface mounted tachometer

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Review of 2010

Review of 2010

2010 has been been an interesting year for Workshopshed. I started the year messing around with aluminum blocks and an angle grinder. They get very hot but look good when cooled. Also in January I commented on the London Model

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