Category Archives: Workshop

Anything to do with equipment, tools and other workshop related articles.

That moment when…

…it seems that all the bad stuff happens precisely at the same time. Yep, I had one of them not too long ago. I am currently working on a little coffee or side table for the lounge. The top will … Continue reading

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Making a centre finder

It’s one of those things that we all need every now and then, but I kept on forgetting to buy one. It just wasn’t important enough. So one day I decided that I was going to make myself one and … Continue reading

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Building a steady

My engineering lathe came with two steadies, one travelling steady (two support arms, and is mounted on the apron) and a fixed steady with three arms. Initially I used these for my first wood turning projects, but they had several … Continue reading

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Best workshop ever

The last 6 months have been a lot of hard work, but it’s finally paying off. I now have space in my new workshop, which is quite a luxury for me. I am not used to that. There’s still a … Continue reading

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Back in Business

Finally, finally! I got some help from a friendly neighbour, and together we managed to get all the lathe pieces (wood lathe and engineering lathe) into the workshop and lifted into their correct places. I then spent most of Saturday … Continue reading

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