Making A Mallet Out Of A Pallet

Here's a mallet I made using some pallet wood

Making A Mitre Station (part 2 of 2)

Here's a mitre station I built for my Axminster sliding mitre saw in my workshop.

Part 2 covers finishing off the unit that the saw sits on, making the fence and measurement guide, and making a drawer.

Making A Mitre Station (part 1 of 2)

Here's a mitre station I built for my Axminster sliding mitre saw in my workshop.

Part 1 covers the main construction of the worktop support unit

Bandsaw Box - A Miniature Chest Of Drawers

This is my first ever attempt at a bandsaw box using offcuts of spare wood - using oak, pine and sapele (I think!)

Making A Radiator Shelf

Here's a little shelf I made in an alcove next to my bedroom.  The shelf sits on top of some brackets that sit on top of the radiator so there are no fixings in to the wall.

Making A Cabinet With Sliding Doors

Here's a little storage cabinet with sliding doors I made for my spare bedroom to match existing furniture.

Boarding The Loft - the inexpensive way

Here's how I boarded out my loft floor on a tight budget using pallets and salvaged tongue and groove loft boards for under £100

Redada No. 2 Vise Restoration

Restoring an old Rededa Number 2 woodworking vise.  I bought it on GumTree for £20. t was old, dirty and rusty and in poor condition.  I gave it a clean, used a rust converter product, painted it with metal paint, fitted some plywood jaws, and finally fitted it to my workbench

Coffee Table

Here’s a coffee table I made for my mum and dad for Christmas.  They had a cheap, wobbly melamine table that was basically good for nothing - their cat could barely balance on it!

Building The Workshop (part 3 of 3)

Part 3 in a short series about building a workshop shed using some salvaged and new materials.

This video shows a quick tour of the workshop after it was finished, including a look at the tools I have, wood and tool storage, tool storage, condensation on the metal roof sheets and how I resolved the issue, installation of the electrical supply and cabling, and finally a summary of build costs.

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