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The Shed

November-December 2018
Magazine

The Shed is Eclectic, informed and always fascinating, there is something to interest everyone in The Shed. Aimed at those with a few tools and perhaps a few clues, this is the magazine for real sheddies. Packed with ideas, projects, advice and peeks into other people’s sheds.

It is good to give

THE MOST FUN YOU CAN HAVE ON THREE WHEELS • A CASUAL CHALLENGE TO BUILD A DRIFT TRIKE LED TO EIGHT MORE AND A SPECIAL RALLY

Trike Grand Prix a roaring and screaming success

When is a motorbike not a motorbike?

Problem solved • A TARANAKI ENGINEER HAS COME UP WITH A PATENTED DEVICE THAT ENABLES DRILLERS TO WORK ON PROBLEMS THOUSANDS OF METRES UNDERGROUND

The road to Switchfloat

A quick lesson in drilling engineering terminology

Diamond jubilee for boots that shine in the mud

The Shed online

Letters

CREATIVE duet • A SHEDDIE’S LOVE OF MUSIC AND WOOD FUSE IN THE CREATION OF BESPOKE GUITARS FROM RECYCLED TIMBER

Building a semi-hollow body

CAN YOU OPEN THE RIGHT DOOR FOR SOMEONE NEAR YOU? • YOU MAY THINK THAT MOST OLD DOGS KNOW ENOUGH TRICKS ALREADY, BUT THIS ARTICLE ABOUT TRADE TRAINING IS AIMED AT THE PUPS IN YOUR FAMILY OR NEIGHBOURHOOD

SUBSCRIBE OR RENEW AND WIN A CHARMATE OFFSET SMOKER PACK • SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHED THIS MONTH TO BE IN TO WIN A CHARMATE WRANGLER OFFSET SMOKER PACK

Doing a bunk • MAKING BUNKS IS THE PERFECT PROJECT FOR BEGINNER WOODWORKERS. MEN’S SHED NORTH SHORE HELPED WITH THE BUILD

Our bunk builders

Some folks just drop in to complete one project

So how do you join a Men’s Shed?

ROBOT-READY • USING MICRO DC MOTORS TO POWER A SMARTPHONE-CONTROLLED ROBOT

A golden opportunity for your shed from MeloYelo • IF THERE’S ONE THING THAT SHOULD GET YOU OUT AND ABOUT THIS SUMMER, IT’S TRYING OUT AN E-BIKE

MAKING A CLEAN SWEEP • NEODYMIUM MAGNETS PROVE TO BE THE PERFECT SOLUTION TO GETTING RID OF SWARF

Don Reeves

All aboard • A MODEL TRAIN BUILD PROVES TO BE A REWARDING JOURNEY

CHARGING UP • NOT ALL BATTERIES ARE EQUAL AND CHARGING SOME CAN BE PLAIN DANGEROUS. HERE’S A GUIDE TO BATTERY SAFETY AND THE DANGERS TO BE AWARE OF WHEN RECHARGING DIFFERENT TYPES OF BATTERIES

THE SOUND OF MUSIC • A QUEST FOR BETTER QUALITY SOUND LEADS TO A TRANSMISSION-LINE SPEAKER BUILD

THE WORKMATE A SHED IN A CUPBOARD • A EUREKA MOMENT AND TENACITY LED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STAPLE PIECE OF SHEDDIE EQUIPMENT

Workmate accessories

Replacing a Workmate top

Using the Mitremate

BY JIMINY, IT’S A CRICKET • MAKE A CRICKET FOR A FUN GAME OF HIDE AND SEEK

MIRROR, MIRROR, ON THE WALL … • MAKE YOUR OWN MAGIC MIRROR TO ACHIEVE DRAMATIC INTERACTIVE EFFECTS

YOU’VE GOT MAIL • LET YOUR IMAGINATION RUN WILD AND EXPRESS YOUR PERSONALITY WITH A UNIQUE LETTERBOX

Precautions before using an old pressure vessel or fuel container

Get a bloke in

Things to remember when repurposing any container with small standard openings

FIND YOUR LOCAL MENZSHED

A PLACE FOR EVERYTHING


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Frequency: Every other month Publisher: Parkside Media Edition: November-December 2018

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: October 5, 2018

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Home & Garden

Languages

English

The Shed is Eclectic, informed and always fascinating, there is something to interest everyone in The Shed. Aimed at those with a few tools and perhaps a few clues, this is the magazine for real sheddies. Packed with ideas, projects, advice and peeks into other people’s sheds.

It is good to give

THE MOST FUN YOU CAN HAVE ON THREE WHEELS • A CASUAL CHALLENGE TO BUILD A DRIFT TRIKE LED TO EIGHT MORE AND A SPECIAL RALLY

Trike Grand Prix a roaring and screaming success

When is a motorbike not a motorbike?

Problem solved • A TARANAKI ENGINEER HAS COME UP WITH A PATENTED DEVICE THAT ENABLES DRILLERS TO WORK ON PROBLEMS THOUSANDS OF METRES UNDERGROUND

The road to Switchfloat

A quick lesson in drilling engineering terminology

Diamond jubilee for boots that shine in the mud

The Shed online

Letters

CREATIVE duet • A SHEDDIE’S LOVE OF MUSIC AND WOOD FUSE IN THE CREATION OF BESPOKE GUITARS FROM RECYCLED TIMBER

Building a semi-hollow body

CAN YOU OPEN THE RIGHT DOOR FOR SOMEONE NEAR YOU? • YOU MAY THINK THAT MOST OLD DOGS KNOW ENOUGH TRICKS ALREADY, BUT THIS ARTICLE ABOUT TRADE TRAINING IS AIMED AT THE PUPS IN YOUR FAMILY OR NEIGHBOURHOOD

SUBSCRIBE OR RENEW AND WIN A CHARMATE OFFSET SMOKER PACK • SUBSCRIBE TO THE SHED THIS MONTH TO BE IN TO WIN A CHARMATE WRANGLER OFFSET SMOKER PACK

Doing a bunk • MAKING BUNKS IS THE PERFECT PROJECT FOR BEGINNER WOODWORKERS. MEN’S SHED NORTH SHORE HELPED WITH THE BUILD

Our bunk builders

Some folks just drop in to complete one project

So how do you join a Men’s Shed?

ROBOT-READY • USING MICRO DC MOTORS TO POWER A SMARTPHONE-CONTROLLED ROBOT

A golden opportunity for your shed from MeloYelo • IF THERE’S ONE THING THAT SHOULD GET YOU OUT AND ABOUT THIS SUMMER, IT’S TRYING OUT AN E-BIKE

MAKING A CLEAN SWEEP • NEODYMIUM MAGNETS PROVE TO BE THE PERFECT SOLUTION TO GETTING RID OF SWARF

Don Reeves

All aboard • A MODEL TRAIN BUILD PROVES TO BE A REWARDING JOURNEY

CHARGING UP • NOT ALL BATTERIES ARE EQUAL AND CHARGING SOME CAN BE PLAIN DANGEROUS. HERE’S A GUIDE TO BATTERY SAFETY AND THE DANGERS TO BE AWARE OF WHEN RECHARGING DIFFERENT TYPES OF BATTERIES

THE SOUND OF MUSIC • A QUEST FOR BETTER QUALITY SOUND LEADS TO A TRANSMISSION-LINE SPEAKER BUILD

THE WORKMATE A SHED IN A CUPBOARD • A EUREKA MOMENT AND TENACITY LED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STAPLE PIECE OF SHEDDIE EQUIPMENT

Workmate accessories

Replacing a Workmate top

Using the Mitremate

BY JIMINY, IT’S A CRICKET • MAKE A CRICKET FOR A FUN GAME OF HIDE AND SEEK

MIRROR, MIRROR, ON THE WALL … • MAKE YOUR OWN MAGIC MIRROR TO ACHIEVE DRAMATIC INTERACTIVE EFFECTS

YOU’VE GOT MAIL • LET YOUR IMAGINATION RUN WILD AND EXPRESS YOUR PERSONALITY WITH A UNIQUE LETTERBOX

Precautions before using an old pressure vessel or fuel container

Get a bloke in

Things to remember when repurposing any container with small standard openings

FIND YOUR LOCAL MENZSHED

A PLACE FOR EVERYTHING


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