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The Shed

No 086 September-October 2019
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.

Size isn’t everything

The Shed

RAZOR SHARP • HOW TO MAKE A GOOD ALL-PURPOSE VIKING KNIFE

Ruffling feathers • TEAM PROVES CHICKEN FEATHERS ARE A PERFECT FIRE RETARDANT

Vintage fun • HEAD TO AUCKLAND THIS OCTOBER FOR THIS RETRO SHOW

The Shed online

Letters

A BARREL OF FUN • A FURNITURE RESTORER HAS A GREAT TIME USING A WINE BARREL TO MAKE A BESPOKE RACER

Roll out the barrels

SHOW US YOUR SHED • Got a good-looking or otherwise impressive shed? Enter your best photo for your chance to feature in The Shed’s very first calendar!

SIMPLY SEALED • A SHEDDIE PUTS A FLOOR SEALER TO THE TEST IN HIS WORKSPACE

FREE TICKETS TO BIG BOYS TOYS • Receive four e-tickets with a two-year subscription, valued at $100, or two e-tickets with a one-year subscription, valued at $50.

Make a digital music box • PART ONE OF HOW TO GET THE CHARMING SOUND OF A MUSIC BOX USING MICRO BIT AND ARDUINO TECHNOLOGY

BUILDING AN AMERICAN BARN Kiwi-style • QUALITY AND PROFESSIONALISM MAKE FOR A REWARDING SHED BUILD

Basics of MIG welding • PART TWO: THE SECOND IN A SERIES ON HOW TO WELD

Polarity

Feeding problems

Porosity

Troubleshooting

Vertical up and vertical down

Wire choice

Dust yourself off • A DUST EXTRACTOR WILL IMPROVE YOUR SHED EXPERIENCE — AND THE QUALITY OF YOUR WORK

GET ON YER BIKE! • IT’S A SIMPLE PROCESS TO CONVERT YOUR BIKE INTO AN E-BIKE. HERE’S HOW

How to make your kit last

Let the motor rev!

The main points

Supplier

Clean and easy • A SMALL JOB QUICKLY BECOMES A COMPLETE OVERHAUL OF A SHOWER UNIT

Handholds

Cover plates

3D printing made easy

A CREATIVE LASER APPROACH • EXPERIMENTS WITH LASER ENGRAVING PROVE TO INVOLVE A LEARNING CURVE WITH SOME INTERESTING RESULTS

MAKING WATER WORK FOR YOU • MICRO-HYDRO IS THE IDEAL LOW IMPACT WAY TO HARNESS WATER

LET THERE BE light • A GUIDE FOR THOSE CONSIDERING MAKING THE MOVE TO LED LIGHTING

Plastic fantastic • A SHEDDIE’S CAN-DO ATTITUDE AND A LOT OF KNOWLEDGE HELP TO FIX A BUMPER AND RE-REGISTER A JEEP

The bubble balancer

Dennis’s favourite tool

THE SOUND OF MUSIC • CAPTIVATED BY THE DISTINCTIVE TONE OF A CLAVICHORD, A SHEDDIE EMBARKS ON MAKING HIS OWN INSTRUMENT

How does a clavichord work?

New products

WOODEN WONDERLAND • AN ARTIST MAKES STUNNING SCULPTURES FROM DRIFTWOOD

Shared shed

The big kiwi

Variety

Bookcase

Missed an issue? • Go to www.magstore.nz and click ‘back issues’

THE GOOD LIFE


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 132 Publisher: Parkside Media Edition: No 086 September-October 2019

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: August 9, 2019

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.

Size isn’t everything

The Shed

RAZOR SHARP • HOW TO MAKE A GOOD ALL-PURPOSE VIKING KNIFE

Ruffling feathers • TEAM PROVES CHICKEN FEATHERS ARE A PERFECT FIRE RETARDANT

Vintage fun • HEAD TO AUCKLAND THIS OCTOBER FOR THIS RETRO SHOW

The Shed online

Letters

A BARREL OF FUN • A FURNITURE RESTORER HAS A GREAT TIME USING A WINE BARREL TO MAKE A BESPOKE RACER

Roll out the barrels

SHOW US YOUR SHED • Got a good-looking or otherwise impressive shed? Enter your best photo for your chance to feature in The Shed’s very first calendar!

SIMPLY SEALED • A SHEDDIE PUTS A FLOOR SEALER TO THE TEST IN HIS WORKSPACE

FREE TICKETS TO BIG BOYS TOYS • Receive four e-tickets with a two-year subscription, valued at $100, or two e-tickets with a one-year subscription, valued at $50.

Make a digital music box • PART ONE OF HOW TO GET THE CHARMING SOUND OF A MUSIC BOX USING MICRO BIT AND ARDUINO TECHNOLOGY

BUILDING AN AMERICAN BARN Kiwi-style • QUALITY AND PROFESSIONALISM MAKE FOR A REWARDING SHED BUILD

Basics of MIG welding • PART TWO: THE SECOND IN A SERIES ON HOW TO WELD

Polarity

Feeding problems

Porosity

Troubleshooting

Vertical up and vertical down

Wire choice

Dust yourself off • A DUST EXTRACTOR WILL IMPROVE YOUR SHED EXPERIENCE — AND THE QUALITY OF YOUR WORK

GET ON YER BIKE! • IT’S A SIMPLE PROCESS TO CONVERT YOUR BIKE INTO AN E-BIKE. HERE’S HOW

How to make your kit last

Let the motor rev!

The main points

Supplier

Clean and easy • A SMALL JOB QUICKLY BECOMES A COMPLETE OVERHAUL OF A SHOWER UNIT

Handholds

Cover plates

3D printing made easy

A CREATIVE LASER APPROACH • EXPERIMENTS WITH LASER ENGRAVING PROVE TO INVOLVE A LEARNING CURVE WITH SOME INTERESTING RESULTS

MAKING WATER WORK FOR YOU • MICRO-HYDRO IS THE IDEAL LOW IMPACT WAY TO HARNESS WATER

LET THERE BE light • A GUIDE FOR THOSE CONSIDERING MAKING THE MOVE TO LED LIGHTING

Plastic fantastic • A SHEDDIE’S CAN-DO ATTITUDE AND A LOT OF KNOWLEDGE HELP TO FIX A BUMPER AND RE-REGISTER A JEEP

The bubble balancer

Dennis’s favourite tool

THE SOUND OF MUSIC • CAPTIVATED BY THE DISTINCTIVE TONE OF A CLAVICHORD, A SHEDDIE EMBARKS ON MAKING HIS OWN INSTRUMENT

How does a clavichord work?

New products

WOODEN WONDERLAND • AN ARTIST MAKES STUNNING SCULPTURES FROM DRIFTWOOD

Shared shed

The big kiwi

Variety

Bookcase

Missed an issue? • Go to www.magstore.nz and click ‘back issues’

THE GOOD LIFE


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