design

Will Static Electricity Fry My Tools?

As mentioned in an earlier post, I did a fair amount of research before settling on my preferred option for...

Oneida Ultimate Dust Deputy II – Dust Collection In Action

I did quite a lot of research into dust collection cyclones that would fit in a small workshop.  This research...

Dust Collection with a Cyclone

What does a dust cyclone do? The cyclone attaches to your vacuum and separates a large proportion of the dust...

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...

Wire Trellis

Wire Trellis

I have ordered some tensioned wire trellis from https://www.s3i.co.uk …which I’ll fit this weekend.  My other half is dead set against...

Electric cable sizing – voltage drop

Electric cable sizing – voltage drop

calculating cable size – Voltage drop Depending on its size and length, the copper wire in a cable acts as...

Electricity – rules and regulations

Electricity – rules and regulations

is it DIY electrical work illegal in the UK? I had a vague idea that work done to the mains...

Cedar Maintenance

Cedar Maintenance

It is a much put about myth that cedar is maintenance free – it is true that you don’t have...

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