Archive for December, 2011

Review of the year 2011

Review of the year 2011

Due to other commitments, I’ve not had as much time in the workshop this year as previous years. However I did complete a couple of projects, in February, I got the magnifiying glass out and assembled a surface mounted tachometer

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Shed loads of storage

Shed loads of storage

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been sorting through some boxes of decorating kit and the “paint store” chucking out all the old and broken stuff and quarter cans of paint that had turned to jelly. I’ve managed to free

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Photos from the Model Engineering Show

Photos from the Model Engineering Show

A selection of photos from the model engineering show at Sandown last weekend. Engines big and small, jet, stationary, marine and traction. There were railway trains, trams, model houses, a fine selection of carriages and wheels from the Guild of

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Top Tip – Camden Miniature Steam Services

Top Tip - Camden Miniature Steam Services

Whilst purchasing some Christmas presents for the relatives at Camden Miniature Steam Services I spotted an interesting book called “40 Power Tools You Can Make“. One of the previews was for a tip from H. Moore, Leeds, England. Having googled

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More Welding apps for your phone

More Welding apps for your phone

Someone pointed out that there is a special offer on the Android market for apps today, they are priced at just 10p. I did a quick search for welding and found the following two free apps (so that’s 20p saved).

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Shed roof part 3 – Installing the window

Shed roof part 3 - Installing the window

It had taken me a day’s work on my own to strip off the old window. Alan and myself then had installed one side of the roof in just a day. That left me 2 days to get the roof

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