Archive for November, 2017

5 Things To Look For When Buying A Workshop From An Online Merchant

5 Things To Look For When Buying A Workshop From An Online Merchant

Richard from WhatShed has returned with some new advice for a prospective workshop buyer. This time though the advice is not on the actual workshop you will be buying, but where you will be buying it from. Thanks Richard. Richard:

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Maker <> Crafter

Maker <> Crafter

The other day I saw a tweet from Kris Howard, she was enraged that Maker culture excluded lots of crafters. This got me thinking about the definitions of maker and crafter as I’ve never really thought of myself as a

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Medium Density Overlay Plywood: What Is It?

Medium Density Overlay Plywood: What Is It?

Medium Density Overlay or MDO as it is known in the stores, is one of the several engineered wood panels that can be found on the wood market, although it might be the one with the biggest growth in popularity

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Budget-Friendly Wooden Toys That Spark Your Creativity

Budget-Friendly Wooden Toys That Spark Your Creativity

Making wooden toys is a marvellous way to enjoy expanding your skills while practicing with smaller stock. This equates to less of a risk if things don’t turn out quite the way you first planned. No worries, though, because the

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HackSpace Magazine – Hack Make Build Create

HackSpace Magazine - Hack Make Build Create

This week saw the launch of a new magazine for makers, tinkerers and garden shed engineers. “HackSpace Magazine” aims to be more than just electronics and incorporates woodwork and metalwork too. The first edition will be on sale later this

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November bits and pieces

November bits and pieces

A Little Saw A mini milestone was hit this week. I completed the last of the saw illustrations for the “A Little Saw” book. So the next step is to fit the pictures into the text and get the book

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