August 20, 2019
Diversifying into CNC Machines.
I have purchased an X-Carve Machine 750mm from Inventables and will be going through the alterations to the Work Shop to accept the new machine, receiving the machine, setting it up, testing and making the first project.
Alterations were c...
May 11, 2019
I acquired a Glass Table top some time back and put it away in storage. I came across it lately and decided to do a low coffee table.
First Step was to measure up the table and get on the computer and do some designs.
With the Designs done, i went about looking through t...
November 20, 2018
Over the past few weeks I got in and started the rebuild. The new cabinet/mitre saw station consisted of 4 bottom cabinets with pull out draws and slides.
With the Cases in positioned the bench top was in stalled and the Mitre Saw placed in it's position
October 11, 2018
First was the Clamp Rack.
The top and back was 19mm2 Pine with a Tasmanian oak boarder around the top.
Sides and shelves were 19mm2 plywood glued and screwed. Tasmanian Oak dowels were used for the Spring clamps.
The clamps fitted well.
Next came the saw blade cabinet.
July 16, 2018
Time to start tidying up the out side. I need somewhere to put the Hose Fittings and hang the garden hose.
Time to make a wall cabinet for the garden.
I used second hand 18mm marine ply. Trimmed it down and started the cabinet.
Primed and Painted
The Hose supports were ma...
July 12, 2018
Found a nice piece of Gidgee that had been sitting around in the Workshop for years.
I needed a new mallet for my chisels so decided to use it and turn it into a mallet.
With Sharp Tools it was easy to turn. I just took my time.
I'm very happy with the out come.
June 24, 2018
Well the draws are done and the draws pulls have worked out find.
The top has been put together but needs sanding and fixing into position.
The side draw which holds the Lathe Chisels has the holders.
Luckily the longest chisel still fits with a small clearance at top and...
June 18, 2018
The Lathe has been siting on a temporary Bench for years. Rubbish has accumulated under and around it.
Time for a proper Table with storage draws and a place to safely store the tuning tools and chisels.
First to get the area cleaned up which will be a task in it...
June 13, 2018
Well it is time to make the last cabinet in the series. Somewhere to put my Spray cans and small paint tins.
I wanted a shallow cabinet for the cans but tall enough for what i need.
It also needed to match in with the other cabinets.
I had the idea before doing the batte...
June 12, 2018
With the main cabinet on the wall it was time to sort out the Battery Drills and chargers.
I also had in mind a cabinet for my Spray Paint and small tins of paint.
So I had to design a cabinet that would integrate both the main cabinet and the thinner spray paint cabinet...
I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!
Glass Coffee Table
Garage / Workshop Upgrade - Part 2