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The Shed

No 96 May - June 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.

WHO ARE WE NOW?

The Shed

TOOLS OF THE TRADE • The delicacy of blown glass may hint at a magical world of lightness and colour, but the creation of that fragile beauty requires some heavy-duty tools

CREATIVE THINKING AND PRACTICAL DOING • Two complementary projects are creating virtual sheds for inner-city dwellers in central Auckland

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 few months include:

SOME PARKERISING TIPS

A BEACHCOMBER'S LAMP • A handmade lamp makes for a unique host gift — and the offcuts provide the maker with a tasty meal

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE • NEVER MISS AN ISSUE FREE DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME SAVE UP TO $50

The tool shed

MASTERING THE LATHE 4 • Learn the finer points of taper turning on the lathe

Centre drilling

Specifying a taper

BUILDING A BORG • Upcycling a vintage mannequin mixes technology with artistic thinking

THE BUGATTI BROTHERS • These twins forged successful careers on opposite sides of the world, both becoming masters of their craft and sharing an obsession for Bugattis

TO SERVER OR NOT TO SERVER WHAT SORT OF A QUESTION IS THAT? • Nigel Young embarks on what might be the most challenging way ever to save $16.99 a month

A RIVETING STORY A TALE OF THREE GATES • Will Ritchie’s handsome replacement wrought-iron gate go the way of its two predecessors?

Rivets — a brief history

Christchurch’s wrought-iron garden gates

WINTER BEER • Greet the new season by brewing full-bodied comfort beers

BUILD ENERGY AND ENTROPY TWO THINGS WE’LL BE HEARING A LOT MORE ABOUT • Hang-glider to wheelbarrow, a foot-operated laptop charger — our off-the-grid expert extols the virtues of repurposing

REX’S GRAND CLOCK • The seconds, minutes, and hours can turn into years when a craftsman is creating a timepiece

BATHURST DAY AT WOODSY’S • Cars, racetrack snacks, and a few bevvies — we all need some Bathurst days during these Covid times

JOHN HAYNES: THE MAN BEHIND THE MANUALS • BRITISH BUSINESSMAN JOHN HAYNES DIED IN 2019, AGED 80, AS A RESULT OF A FALL

THE ARTFUL BODGER • The ancient art of bodging is alive and well in the hands of Jasper Murphy, who makes beautiful furniture the old-fashioned way

Bookcase • PLUS CHECK OUT MAGSTORE.NZ FOR THE SHED BACK ISSUES

MISSED AN ISSUE? STORAGE BINDERS

FIND YOUR LOCAL MENZSHED • Visit www.menzshed.nz or email: secretary@menzshed.nz

SOLD! • New pastures are a great excuse for a new shed


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 124 Publisher: Parkside Media Edition: No 96 May - June 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: April 16, 2021

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.

WHO ARE WE NOW?

The Shed

TOOLS OF THE TRADE • The delicacy of blown glass may hint at a magical world of lightness and colour, but the creation of that fragile beauty requires some heavy-duty tools

CREATIVE THINKING AND PRACTICAL DOING • Two complementary projects are creating virtual sheds for inner-city dwellers in central Auckland

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 few months include:

SOME PARKERISING TIPS

A BEACHCOMBER'S LAMP • A handmade lamp makes for a unique host gift — and the offcuts provide the maker with a tasty meal

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE • NEVER MISS AN ISSUE FREE DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME SAVE UP TO $50

The tool shed

MASTERING THE LATHE 4 • Learn the finer points of taper turning on the lathe

Centre drilling

Specifying a taper

BUILDING A BORG • Upcycling a vintage mannequin mixes technology with artistic thinking

THE BUGATTI BROTHERS • These twins forged successful careers on opposite sides of the world, both becoming masters of their craft and sharing an obsession for Bugattis

TO SERVER OR NOT TO SERVER WHAT SORT OF A QUESTION IS THAT? • Nigel Young embarks on what might be the most challenging way ever to save $16.99 a month

A RIVETING STORY A TALE OF THREE GATES • Will Ritchie’s handsome replacement wrought-iron gate go the way of its two predecessors?

Rivets — a brief history

Christchurch’s wrought-iron garden gates

WINTER BEER • Greet the new season by brewing full-bodied comfort beers

BUILD ENERGY AND ENTROPY TWO THINGS WE’LL BE HEARING A LOT MORE ABOUT • Hang-glider to wheelbarrow, a foot-operated laptop charger — our off-the-grid expert extols the virtues of repurposing

REX’S GRAND CLOCK • The seconds, minutes, and hours can turn into years when a craftsman is creating a timepiece

BATHURST DAY AT WOODSY’S • Cars, racetrack snacks, and a few bevvies — we all need some Bathurst days during these Covid times

JOHN HAYNES: THE MAN BEHIND THE MANUALS • BRITISH BUSINESSMAN JOHN HAYNES DIED IN 2019, AGED 80, AS A RESULT OF A FALL

THE ARTFUL BODGER • The ancient art of bodging is alive and well in the hands of Jasper Murphy, who makes beautiful furniture the old-fashioned way

Bookcase • PLUS CHECK OUT MAGSTORE.NZ FOR THE SHED BACK ISSUES

MISSED AN ISSUE? STORAGE BINDERS

FIND YOUR LOCAL MENZSHED • Visit www.menzshed.nz or email: secretary@menzshed.nz

SOLD! • New pastures are a great excuse for a new shed


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