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Thoughts on order

[A combination of health problems and bereavement have conspired against me getting any time in the workshop (or even at car boot sales! 😦 ) but here’s a post I’ve been writing for a while] I suspect I’m not alone … Continue reading

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More reshuffling

After finishing off the drill press stand, I tucked the power tool table behind it, the folding workbenches beside it, rearranged the contents of its shelves and cleared off the top of the chest of drawers so it can hold … Continue reading

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Finishing off the bench drill stand

This morning I reconfigured the base of the drill press stand, moving the castored wheels to the back. Instead of rotating all the corner sections round 90 degrees, I only moved the castored ones round, left one of the fixed … Continue reading

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Further reshuffling

Both girls were at school/nursery again today, so I made some more progress on the workshop reshuffle after Tuesday’s efforts. I’ve never been particularly happy with the shelves, some of which were left by the previous owner and some which … Continue reading

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Workshop reshuffle

I’ve got 4 days off work this week to use up holiday and look after the kids while my wife is away on a course. Today I spent about 5 hours moving and re-moving various things around the workshop while … Continue reading

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Another lack of progress update …

We’ve spent the weekend decluttering and tidying the study, which we’re slowly turning into a playroom for the girls. We sold and gave away some bits and pieces, threw some other stuff out and put the rest in the loft. … Continue reading

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Projects – Tool storage – Part 1

As I mentioned last week, I don’t think I’ll ever have space to array all my tools on the walls of my workshop. That said I think there’s definitely scope for a few frequently used ones to live on the … Continue reading

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Toolbox ramblings

I’ve always had a fairly large number of hand and power tools for DIY home repairs/improvements. Recently my thoughts have been turning to toolboxes (partially because I’m always tripping over one or having to move it out of the way … Continue reading

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Bench reconstruction – Part 3

Yesterday I was only able to do a little bit of work on the smaller bench. My mission for today was to at least get all the bits into the garage, as my wife needs the car back! As the … Continue reading

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Bench reconstruction – Part 2

I only got part way through rebuilding the small bench tonight. As I mentioned in the previous post, one of the stretchers is broken around a barrel nut. Some pieces of it remained on the leg section, trapped by the … Continue reading

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