Some old and new projects completed over the Easter break and last weekend. Finally finished updating my wife’s file storage cabinet. As shown below this is part of a built in wardrobe that she uses for storing cardboard files The main problem with this is that they fall over and are hard to get to […]
Workshop update – I had too much wood!
I found I had a typical small shop woodworkers problem, too much wood! It snuck up on me as I picked up some wood here and there until some of the loose pieces got in my way. I then looked at my wood rack (as shown below) and it was full so something had to […]
Woodworking drill press injury but not from the drill bit
Drill presses shouldn’t be a dangerous tool when used correctly for woodworking. I wasn’t hurt by the drill bit but by the toy truck getting caught and spinning into my hand. I was only enlarging the axle hole not making a new one so thought that it was a simple task. This happened on the […]
Haven’t managed much shop time recently.
Have had a lot on recently so have not managed to get anything completed hence the frozen in time picture! Have managed to sharpen a couple of roughing gauges for turning but as it has been so long since I used my Tormek I had to watch the video’s to refresh my memory. All worked […]
New purchase – Portable Light Tent for photography in the Workshop
Purchased this from Photo-Shop-Studio in Sydney to use for my woodwork photography. I was having difficulty getting decent shots without background clutter and shop lighting is not great for photography. Not that I take a lot of photos but $95 total was not too much of an investment for a significant improvement. The tent folds up into […]