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bench planes – flattening the sole

In the previous post we found out how to check your plane’s sole for flatness.   If you buy a new...

Workbench design using plywood

Workbench design using plywood

I have set myself the slightly pointless goal of trying to construct my workbench using just 5 pieces of 8’x’4...

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...

How much did it cost?

How much did it cost?

my original guestimate of around £6000 was well off, and my slightly more informed estimate of £7500 was not much...

Door and Window Trims

Door and Window Trims

A trip to B&Q was the nudge I needed to finish a couple of jobs on the inside of the...

Rubber Flooring

Rubber Flooring

The rubber flooring was straightforward to lay – I started by covering the (SIP panel) flooring with 6mm ply, screwed...

2 RUBBER FLOOR TILES

2 RUBBER FLOOR TILES

it was a toss-up between bamboo and rubber, and I have plumped for the latter. Rubber was my missus’ suggestion,...

Decoration

Decoration

I am  pleased with the end result, certainly not perfect but not a bad effort for a first attempt either....

5 INTERNAL PLASTERBOARD (FERMACELL)

5 INTERNAL PLASTERBOARD (FERMACELL)

I have now completed fixing the fermacell plaster boards: pretty easy on the walls, not so easy for the ceiling....

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