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

Grout removal

Grout removal

For those who have followed the blog for some time you might remember that back in 2013 / 2014 we stripped out the downstairs shower room to repair a water leak. The tiles/grout removal was a problem and getting the

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Footstool Repair / Upgrade

Footstool Repair / Upgrade

“Can you put some new wheels on our footstool, the existing ones have broken” I was asked. “Sure” I said. Given that the existing wheels had broken off I knew that I’d need to add some re-enforcement as well as

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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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