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The Shed

No 94 January-February 2021
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.

REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL

The Shed

TWIN-TRIUMPH RECORD CHALLENGER • IN A PLEASANT POINT GARAGE, ONE MAN’S PASSION FOR THE ENGINEERING OF THE PAST COEXISTS WITH HIS ENTHUSIASM FOR THE POSSIBILITIES OFFERED BY THE TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS OF THE PRESENT

Tugs

Worse things happen at sea

Frocks and Shocks and old towns

Knee-action front suspension

MOVING HEAVEN AND EARTH IN WANAKA • IN 2019, 21 YEARS AFTER THE FIRST WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA, A LOCAL TRACTOR ENTHUSIAST CREATED THE EQUIVALENT FOR HEAVY EARTHBOUND MACHINERY. NEXT EASTER’S EVENT LOOKS SET TO BE EVEN BETTER

WHO LET THE PIGS OUT?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ONLINE AT THE-SHED.NZ? • Every week we upload new content onto The Shed website to add to the hundreds of articles and videos already on the site for readers to discover, learn from, and enjoy. The uploads of the past two months include:

Letters

MAKE A CLOCK THAT ROCKS • BUILD A CLOCK THAT EVERYONE WILL WANT TO WATCH

SUBSCRIBE OR RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION TO THE SHED BEFORE FEBRUARY 15 2021 AND BE IN TO WIN ONE OF TWO E-BIKES, WORTH UP TO $3,295! • FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO ORDER YOUR OWN PLEASE VISIT MELOYELO.NZ

A DAY FOR FIRE AND HAMMERS THE KOWHAI FORGE • DEEP IN RURAL WAIKATO, THE ANCIENT SKILLS OF BLACKSMITHING ARE BEING KEPT ALIVE

CLAVICHORD REFURBISHMENT AND COMPLETION • A SECOND GO AT AN EARLY BUILD REINFORCES THE UNIQUE STYLE OF ITS CREATOR

MASTERING THE LATHE: II • IN THIS PART OF THE SERIES WE COVER: TURNING AND FACING, SPEEDS AND FEEDS, AND ‘CLOCKING UP’ IN A FOUR-JAW CHUCK

KITCHEN SINK TO FISH SMOKER • GRAHAM WHEAL HATES ANYTHING TO GO TO WASTE SO HE COMBINED HIS EXPERTISE WITH STEEL AND HIS INTEREST IN FOOD TO GIVE NEW LIFE TO A DISCARD

BEER CLONES • A LITTLE DETECTIVE WORK MAY ENABLE YOU SPEND SUMMER QUAFFING YOUR FAVOURITE ALE — WITH YOUR OWN NAME ON THE LABEL

THE SMART PEEPHOLE PART 1 • LEARN HOW TO USE TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE YOU AND YOUR HOME FEEL MORE SECURE

MAKING AN ELECTRIC WINCH MORE VERSATILE • MULTI-USE OUTWEIGHS MACHO WHEN IT COMES TO A WINCH

HARD AS • FOREVER SHARPENING YOUR TOOLS? MAYBE THEY ARE MADE FROM THE WRONG TYPE OF STEEL

Ancient Egyptian tools

FURTHER OFF THE GRID • POST-COVID, MORE ‘MONEY IN THE BANK’ SEEMS A DESIRABLE FUTURE-PROOFING RESPONSE

A SMALL, SMALL WORLD • THE KEY IS GETTING THE PROPORTIONS RIGHT — WHETHER YOU ARE DESIGNING A MANSION, A BRIDGE, OR FURNITURE FOR A DOLLS’ HOUSE

Tips and techniques

Tools

SHED STYLE

THE CANDIDATE: AN ALLEGORICAL TALE


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 114 Publisher: Parkside Media Edition: No 94 January-February 2021

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  • Release date: November 27, 2020

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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.

REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL

The Shed

TWIN-TRIUMPH RECORD CHALLENGER • IN A PLEASANT POINT GARAGE, ONE MAN’S PASSION FOR THE ENGINEERING OF THE PAST COEXISTS WITH HIS ENTHUSIASM FOR THE POSSIBILITIES OFFERED BY THE TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS OF THE PRESENT

Tugs

Worse things happen at sea

Frocks and Shocks and old towns

Knee-action front suspension

MOVING HEAVEN AND EARTH IN WANAKA • IN 2019, 21 YEARS AFTER THE FIRST WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA, A LOCAL TRACTOR ENTHUSIAST CREATED THE EQUIVALENT FOR HEAVY EARTHBOUND MACHINERY. NEXT EASTER’S EVENT LOOKS SET TO BE EVEN BETTER

WHO LET THE PIGS OUT?

WHAT’S HAPPENING ONLINE AT THE-SHED.NZ? • Every week we upload new content onto The Shed website to add to the hundreds of articles and videos already on the site for readers to discover, learn from, and enjoy. The uploads of the past two months include:

Letters

MAKE A CLOCK THAT ROCKS • BUILD A CLOCK THAT EVERYONE WILL WANT TO WATCH

SUBSCRIBE OR RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION TO THE SHED BEFORE FEBRUARY 15 2021 AND BE IN TO WIN ONE OF TWO E-BIKES, WORTH UP TO $3,295! • FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO ORDER YOUR OWN PLEASE VISIT MELOYELO.NZ

A DAY FOR FIRE AND HAMMERS THE KOWHAI FORGE • DEEP IN RURAL WAIKATO, THE ANCIENT SKILLS OF BLACKSMITHING ARE BEING KEPT ALIVE

CLAVICHORD REFURBISHMENT AND COMPLETION • A SECOND GO AT AN EARLY BUILD REINFORCES THE UNIQUE STYLE OF ITS CREATOR

MASTERING THE LATHE: II • IN THIS PART OF THE SERIES WE COVER: TURNING AND FACING, SPEEDS AND FEEDS, AND ‘CLOCKING UP’ IN A FOUR-JAW CHUCK

KITCHEN SINK TO FISH SMOKER • GRAHAM WHEAL HATES ANYTHING TO GO TO WASTE SO HE COMBINED HIS EXPERTISE WITH STEEL AND HIS INTEREST IN FOOD TO GIVE NEW LIFE TO A DISCARD

BEER CLONES • A LITTLE DETECTIVE WORK MAY ENABLE YOU SPEND SUMMER QUAFFING YOUR FAVOURITE ALE — WITH YOUR OWN NAME ON THE LABEL

THE SMART PEEPHOLE PART 1 • LEARN HOW TO USE TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE YOU AND YOUR HOME FEEL MORE SECURE

MAKING AN ELECTRIC WINCH MORE VERSATILE • MULTI-USE OUTWEIGHS MACHO WHEN IT COMES TO A WINCH

HARD AS • FOREVER SHARPENING YOUR TOOLS? MAYBE THEY ARE MADE FROM THE WRONG TYPE OF STEEL

Ancient Egyptian tools

FURTHER OFF THE GRID • POST-COVID, MORE ‘MONEY IN THE BANK’ SEEMS A DESIRABLE FUTURE-PROOFING RESPONSE

A SMALL, SMALL WORLD • THE KEY IS GETTING THE PROPORTIONS RIGHT — WHETHER YOU ARE DESIGNING A MANSION, A BRIDGE, OR FURNITURE FOR A DOLLS’ HOUSE

Tips and techniques

Tools

SHED STYLE

THE CANDIDATE: AN ALLEGORICAL TALE


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