Top Tips For Taking Care Of Garden Tools

Top Tips For Taking Care Of Garden Tools

When you’re working in your garden, there’s nothing more frustrating than having a tool that simply will not do its job. Very often the cause of this problem is poor maintenance and care. With time, wear and neglect both manual

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Enhancing the lifespan of Power Tools

Enhancing the lifespan of Power Tools

Workshopshed: A typically British summer this year, alternating between strong sun and damp weather. It’s not the best conditions for your equipment and tools so our latest guest author has provided some thoughts on keeping your power tools in tip

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LED Jig

LED Jig

The magnifier lamp has 24 LEDs and the housing is plastic so I did not want to solder them up in place. To simplify the assembly a wooden jig was made by drilling 3 hole through the head. An LED

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Bench hook – Mini Woodworking Project

Using The Bench Hook

A bench hook is a simple project that teaches many woodworking skills and helps you when sawing. There were no free plans with instructions so I wrote some.

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It’s hard in London

It's hard in London

Life in London is tough, especially if you are a shower. Due to some unique geology, all of London is a hard water area. This means that we have minerals dissolved in the water which it makes it taste nice

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Sheetmetal shears failure

Sheetmetal shears failure

Sheetmetal working is something that I’ve recently taken an interest in. A gift from work gained me a few pieces of equipment to allow me to expand my skills in this area. One of these is a small set of

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Sealant beading tool

Sealant beading tool

I hate working with silicone sealant.It smells terrible.It’s a pain to wash off your skin.It doesn’t go where you want it to.It gets very messy very quickly. So when I had to seal up around the freshly lain lino, it

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Clock Opening Tool

Clock Opening Tool

I’m working on a clock project that requires the disassembly of an old clock. The cover was removed by undoing 4 screws on the rear, I’m not sure of the name but they are similar to those used for bike

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