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The Shed

No 99 November - December 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.

READERS’ CHOICE

THE WHERE DREAMS ARE MADE RAEL Shed

DITCHING THE INFLATABLE • Building a versatile nesting dinghy makes a satisfying lockdown project

Creativity aboard

Inflatable versus Hard Dinghy • Like most modern sailors, I have used an inflatable dinghy with an outboard motor as a tender more than anything else.

The story of a shed • My little dinghy, Punga, is not the only boat to have come out of the shed up the hill overlooking the Hātea River in Whangarei.

What’s in a name

UNWANTED TOOLS • A new type of swap meet comes to town

Crafts beat tools

PAINTING TIPS FROM THE RESENE EXPERTS • To help you make your painting projects easier, we’ve asked the Resene experts to share some of their top tips:

NOW, ABOUT THOSE ELECTRIC UTES

WHAT’S HAPPENING ONLINE AT THE-SHED.NZ?

KIWI INGENUITY COMES TO THE FORE • In this latest lockdown, the nation’s sheds were positively humming with activity. Sheddies everywhere were hard at it — designing, devising, developing, and building. The following are a few of our favourites among the projects that were shared with us online

IF I HAD A HAMMER • Two enthusiasts take on the challenge of making their own powered hammers

Making a tyre power hammer

Mike MacMillan • West Coast Frankenhammer leaf spring power hammer build

Links Tyre Power Hammer plans and forums

Steam hammers

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE

The tool shed

TO SERVER OR NOT TO SERVER — A SHEDDIE’S GUIDE TO THE DATA GALAXY • Is there a silver lining to the recycled tech cloud — usage plan shows it’s a question of yes and no.

Imaging a computer

The dollars • Finally, the costs. At the end of the first round I had spent $814.74. This final round would add the following:

STATE OF THE ART DRILL PRESS • Sometimes a fix just won’t cut it

OUTSIDE THE BOX • A self-taught craftsman discovers the joy and musical freedom of creating his own low-tech instruments

Don’s tips

Notes on the neck blank

Sound thinking

Upcycle beyond the obvious

Resources

Mastering the lathe — part 7 • HAND-GROUND TURNING TOOLS STILL HAVE A PLACE ON THE LATHE

FUTURE ENERGY NEEDS RETHINKING THE ‘ECONOMY’

Further reading • For readers interested in further pursuing energy, economics, and limits:

HAVE YOUR SAY AND BE INTO WIN • IT’S TIME FOR OUR READERS TO TELL US WHAT THEY THINK OF THE SHED MAGAZINE. BOUQUETS OR BRICKBATS — WE WANT IT ALL!

IMPROVING YOUR MOTORHOME’S TECHNOLOGY — PART 2 • Building a secure and efficient WiFi network for a camper van

Installation of the rear camera and the Raspberry Pi

RITES OF PASSAGE • SOMETIMES A HOT ROD IS MORE THAN JUST A CAR

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE • Some lateral thinking and grunt work results in a rustic table fit for a crowd

PAINTED BLACK • Brewing may be a serious business but there’s plenty of room for fun

Friday 13th Black IPA (All grain recipe)

SUSTAINABLE SHEDDING • A satisfying lifestyle underpinned by sustainability and how little you actually need to live

Villa Maria

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

Back issues of The Shed

FIND YOUR LOCAL MENZSHED

JABBING AT THE RABBIT • The tug of war between science and superstition goes on


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 116 Publisher: Parkside Media Edition: No 99 November - December 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: October 1, 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.

READERS’ CHOICE

THE WHERE DREAMS ARE MADE RAEL Shed

DITCHING THE INFLATABLE • Building a versatile nesting dinghy makes a satisfying lockdown project

Creativity aboard

Inflatable versus Hard Dinghy • Like most modern sailors, I have used an inflatable dinghy with an outboard motor as a tender more than anything else.

The story of a shed • My little dinghy, Punga, is not the only boat to have come out of the shed up the hill overlooking the Hātea River in Whangarei.

What’s in a name

UNWANTED TOOLS • A new type of swap meet comes to town

Crafts beat tools

PAINTING TIPS FROM THE RESENE EXPERTS • To help you make your painting projects easier, we’ve asked the Resene experts to share some of their top tips:

NOW, ABOUT THOSE ELECTRIC UTES

WHAT’S HAPPENING ONLINE AT THE-SHED.NZ?

KIWI INGENUITY COMES TO THE FORE • In this latest lockdown, the nation’s sheds were positively humming with activity. Sheddies everywhere were hard at it — designing, devising, developing, and building. The following are a few of our favourites among the projects that were shared with us online

IF I HAD A HAMMER • Two enthusiasts take on the challenge of making their own powered hammers

Making a tyre power hammer

Mike MacMillan • West Coast Frankenhammer leaf spring power hammer build

Links Tyre Power Hammer plans and forums

Steam hammers

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE

The tool shed

TO SERVER OR NOT TO SERVER — A SHEDDIE’S GUIDE TO THE DATA GALAXY • Is there a silver lining to the recycled tech cloud — usage plan shows it’s a question of yes and no.

Imaging a computer

The dollars • Finally, the costs. At the end of the first round I had spent $814.74. This final round would add the following:

STATE OF THE ART DRILL PRESS • Sometimes a fix just won’t cut it

OUTSIDE THE BOX • A self-taught craftsman discovers the joy and musical freedom of creating his own low-tech instruments

Don’s tips

Notes on the neck blank

Sound thinking

Upcycle beyond the obvious

Resources

Mastering the lathe — part 7 • HAND-GROUND TURNING TOOLS STILL HAVE A PLACE ON THE LATHE

FUTURE ENERGY NEEDS RETHINKING THE ‘ECONOMY’

Further reading • For readers interested in further pursuing energy, economics, and limits:

HAVE YOUR SAY AND BE INTO WIN • IT’S TIME FOR OUR READERS TO TELL US WHAT THEY THINK OF THE SHED MAGAZINE. BOUQUETS OR BRICKBATS — WE WANT IT ALL!

IMPROVING YOUR MOTORHOME’S TECHNOLOGY — PART 2 • Building a secure and efficient WiFi network for a camper van

Installation of the rear camera and the Raspberry Pi

RITES OF PASSAGE • SOMETIMES A HOT ROD IS MORE THAN JUST A CAR

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE • Some lateral thinking and grunt work results in a rustic table fit for a crowd

PAINTED BLACK • Brewing may be a serious business but there’s plenty of room for fun

Friday 13th Black IPA (All grain recipe)

SUSTAINABLE SHEDDING • A satisfying lifestyle underpinned by sustainability and how little you actually need to live

Villa Maria

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

Back issues of The Shed

FIND YOUR LOCAL MENZSHED

JABBING AT THE RABBIT • The tug of war between science and superstition goes on


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