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The Shed

No 085 July-August 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.

Happy new year

The Shed

TURN UP THE HEAT • KNIFE MAKERS CAN HAVE A GO AT MAKING AN LPG BRICK FORGE OR A TANK FORGE THAT RUNS ON USED ENGINE OIL

Used-engine-oil burner

Knife makers forum • ENTHUSIASTS’ EVENT A BIG SUCCESS

The future on display

Bot power

The Shed online

Letters

THE ART OF SEGMENTED WOODTURNING • HARNESSING THE BEAUTY OF WOOD KEEPS THE BODY AND BRAIN BUSY

Making a hollow form

SUBSCRIBE AND WIN A STRONGHAND WELDING TABLE AND TOOL KIT • SUBSCRIBE OR RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION TO THE SHED THIS MONTH TO BE IN TO WIN A STRONGHAND PORTABLE WELDING TABLE AND WELDING TOOL KIT WORTH $664!

THE ULTIMATE SMART TRIKE

KNOWING THE DRILL • A NEW ZEALAND-BASED COMPANY HARNESSES YEARS OF EXPERTISE TO MANUFACTURE TWIST DRILLS

The lifeblood of a drill-making factory

Twist drills

The factory’s products

Coated drills can be better

Design Energy

Parts of a twist drill

GO SOLAR • LEGEND HAS IT THAT THOMAS EDISON TOLD HIS FRIENDS HENRY FORD AND HARVEY FIRESTONE, “I’D PUT MY MONEY ON THE SUN AND SOLAR ENERGY. WHAT A SOURCE OF POWER! I HOPE WE DON’T HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL OIL AND COAL RUN OUT BEFORE WE TACKLE THAT.” HE’D SHAKE HIS HEAD AT HOW LONG WE’VE TAKEN

Basics of ARC welding • THE FIRST IN A SERIES ON HOW TO WELD

Terms

Safety

Product spotlight

VRD

Greg Holster

CREATING A SOFTWARE-CONTROLLED DRAWING MACHINE • IN THIS ISSUE, WE ENJOY THE MATHEMATICS OF CYCLOID CURVES TO MAKE A DRAWING MACHINE — AN EASY-TO-BUILD PROJECT TO DRAW INCREDIBLE GRAPHIC TEXTURES AND PATTERNS

LET THE POWER BE WITH YOU • BE PREPARED FOR OUTAGES AND CHECK OUT THE LATEST GENERATORS

Generator test

THE SUN TRAP • HARNESSING SOLAR ENERGY OPENS UP A FIELD OF CHALLENGING POSSIBILITIES

THE RIGHT LASER SOFTWARE • DO SOME CHECKING TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU’RE NOT BUYING SOMETHING THAT WILL SOON BECOME OBSOLETE

T2Laser tips and tricks

A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE THINGS • ALTHOUGH NOT ESPECIALLY FANCY, HERE’S A SHEDDIE’S SELECTION OF TOOLS THAT HAVE PROVED TO BE INDISPENSABLE

KEEPING THOSE SHED SKILLS ALIVE • THE CHANGING FACE OF RETIREMENT VILLAGES

New products

THE ART OF MAKING CHESTS AND BOXES • MAKE THE EFFORT TO CRAFT A USEFUL ADDITION TO THE HOME THAT WILL ALSO BECOME AN HEIRLOOM

Bookcase

Shed back-issue order form

GETTING SHARPER


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 132 Publisher: Parkside Media Edition: No 085 July-August 2019

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: June 14, 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.

Happy new year

The Shed

TURN UP THE HEAT • KNIFE MAKERS CAN HAVE A GO AT MAKING AN LPG BRICK FORGE OR A TANK FORGE THAT RUNS ON USED ENGINE OIL

Used-engine-oil burner

Knife makers forum • ENTHUSIASTS’ EVENT A BIG SUCCESS

The future on display

Bot power

The Shed online

Letters

THE ART OF SEGMENTED WOODTURNING • HARNESSING THE BEAUTY OF WOOD KEEPS THE BODY AND BRAIN BUSY

Making a hollow form

SUBSCRIBE AND WIN A STRONGHAND WELDING TABLE AND TOOL KIT • SUBSCRIBE OR RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION TO THE SHED THIS MONTH TO BE IN TO WIN A STRONGHAND PORTABLE WELDING TABLE AND WELDING TOOL KIT WORTH $664!

THE ULTIMATE SMART TRIKE

KNOWING THE DRILL • A NEW ZEALAND-BASED COMPANY HARNESSES YEARS OF EXPERTISE TO MANUFACTURE TWIST DRILLS

The lifeblood of a drill-making factory

Twist drills

The factory’s products

Coated drills can be better

Design Energy

Parts of a twist drill

GO SOLAR • LEGEND HAS IT THAT THOMAS EDISON TOLD HIS FRIENDS HENRY FORD AND HARVEY FIRESTONE, “I’D PUT MY MONEY ON THE SUN AND SOLAR ENERGY. WHAT A SOURCE OF POWER! I HOPE WE DON’T HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL OIL AND COAL RUN OUT BEFORE WE TACKLE THAT.” HE’D SHAKE HIS HEAD AT HOW LONG WE’VE TAKEN

Basics of ARC welding • THE FIRST IN A SERIES ON HOW TO WELD

Terms

Safety

Product spotlight

VRD

Greg Holster

CREATING A SOFTWARE-CONTROLLED DRAWING MACHINE • IN THIS ISSUE, WE ENJOY THE MATHEMATICS OF CYCLOID CURVES TO MAKE A DRAWING MACHINE — AN EASY-TO-BUILD PROJECT TO DRAW INCREDIBLE GRAPHIC TEXTURES AND PATTERNS

LET THE POWER BE WITH YOU • BE PREPARED FOR OUTAGES AND CHECK OUT THE LATEST GENERATORS

Generator test

THE SUN TRAP • HARNESSING SOLAR ENERGY OPENS UP A FIELD OF CHALLENGING POSSIBILITIES

THE RIGHT LASER SOFTWARE • DO SOME CHECKING TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU’RE NOT BUYING SOMETHING THAT WILL SOON BECOME OBSOLETE

T2Laser tips and tricks

A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE THINGS • ALTHOUGH NOT ESPECIALLY FANCY, HERE’S A SHEDDIE’S SELECTION OF TOOLS THAT HAVE PROVED TO BE INDISPENSABLE

KEEPING THOSE SHED SKILLS ALIVE • THE CHANGING FACE OF RETIREMENT VILLAGES

New products

THE ART OF MAKING CHESTS AND BOXES • MAKE THE EFFORT TO CRAFT A USEFUL ADDITION TO THE HOME THAT WILL ALSO BECOME AN HEIRLOOM

Bookcase

Shed back-issue order form

GETTING SHARPER


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