Robertson woodscrews

I mentioned that the vice I installed came with screws that use Robertson heads (see the picture at the top...

Workshop interior – cabinets and benches

Workshop interior – cabinets and benches

I popped to Ikea yesterday and spent £360 on the frames, doors , hinges etc and £80 on the worktop...

Workshop Interior – Final Design

Workshop Interior – Final Design

In an impetuous moment I ordered one of these: iIt is large (L144 x W76 x H88cm) but the legs...

Workshop Interior – design ideas

Workshop Interior – design ideas

Here are my first thoughts on the layout – given limits of time and cash I am planning a combination...

Building a workshop – things I wish I’d known before starting

Building a workshop – things I wish I’d known before starting

Design dimensions My main regret is that I did not make it a bit bigger – no doubt I’d still...

Subframe

Subframe

Today I did the subframe – it is complete over-engineered. baroque subframe with thanks to Mondrian for the design inspiration...

Structural Insulated Panels – part II

Structural Insulated Panels – part II

… or why SIPS are a good idea Despite being constructed from flimsy individual components SIPs are very strong. This...

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS)

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS)

Structural Insulated Panels – more than you wanted to know – Part I what is a SIP? A SIP is...

Sketchup

Sketchup

… and how you can use it to plan your shed Sketchup was acquired by Google in 2006 when they...

Drawing Software

Drawing Software

For many years I worked as programmer and what I learned was that, although it was generally more enjoyable to...

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