Repairs

Repairing items is a lot more environmentally friendly than replacing them, you can also learn lots about your items and also repairing things yourself can save you lots of money. Here are some articles about things that have been repaired in the shed

Bed Repair

Bed Repair

Our king-sized bed has a metal mesh base. Over the last 7 years some of the thin tubes have got bent and the mesh is coming away from the welds. When I quizzed the manufacturer about a replacement, they said

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Rope splicing for repair and making

Rope splicing for repair and making

I have a large yellow travel bag with a big shoulder strap. As recommended this has been taken off and put in a side pocket when it is checked in for flights. However, the rough treatment by the baggage handlers

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Earl’s Restoration – A Wade Drag Saw

Earl's Restoration - A Wade Drag Saw

I was going to write an article about a project of Richard’s from Earl’s Restoration, about the restoration of a drag saw that he’d shared with me via Twitter. The drag saw was made by R.M.Wade and is a petrol

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Garden Bird Repair – Steelstik

Garden Bird Repair - Steelstik

A few years back we were given a pair of decorative birds for the garden. Before too long, the small one’s legs became detached and more recently the head of the larger one has come off. When you look at

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Welding a stainless steel toilet roll holder

Welding a stainless steel toilet roll holder

Our Ikea toilet roll holder broke into two parts. On inspection there was just a single weld holding it together and that was obviously not very strong. As I have welding equipment I though it should be a straightforward repair.

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