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

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Next was...

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.

I ne...

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.

Acacia ca...

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 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...

June 12, 2018

My Garage was getting very messy and it was time to start cleaning and upgrading it.


The back wall was first. I had to remove the old shelves and sort out what was staying and what was being thrown out.

I made the shelving many year back as a temporary location to put m...