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The Shed

No 102 May - June 2022
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.

IT’S ABOUT HOW, NOT WHAT

The Shed

FORGING AHEAD • A Waitakere artist adopts traditional forge practices and a lifetime collection of period tools to create bespoke metal sculptures

Evacut drill-bit factory destroyed in huge fire

The Shed subscription prize winner

The Shed online

LUCKY ESCAPE FOR MY LATHE

PAINTING TIPS FROM THE RESENE PAINT EXPERTS

MAKE A SUMMER CAPE COD CHAIR • Enjoy the garden from a comfortable chair that is relatively straightforward to make

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE • NEVER MISS AN ISSUE FREE DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME SAVE UP TO $40

The tool shed

MESSED UP MOTORS • MASTER OF THE UNIQUE, THE CREATIVE, AND THE QUIRKY BUT DEFINITELY NOT THE MESSED UP

HALF-SAFE AT 1:35 SCALE; A TRIBUTE TO AN EPIC SHEDDIE • Deigh Davies wrote to The Shed in the last issue, asking for a small project. By coincidence, I was building something that just might qualify …

DARK VUECCANO — A MECCANO-INSPIRED SCULPTURE • Dark Vueccano is an interactive sculpture commissioned by Caffe L’affare as part of its rebranding in 2020. The schedule for the rebranding and sculpture was interrupted twice by the arrival of Covid-19 in New Zealand. The sculpture finally was installed at the Wellington cafe in August 2021

Where did Dark Vueccano come from?

George Rose

What is the Sputnik camera like to use?

You can still buy Kodak film?

SERVICING AND SHARPENING WOOD PLANES AND CHISELS • We all know the old adage: A bad workman, etcetera — but it seems good tools will last a lifetime, and then some

IPAS — EAST COAST V. WEST COAST • The archetypal lifestyles of East Coast and West Coast Americans appear to be opposites but their IPA styles have a lot in common

WOMAN WITH THE ICEBERG EYES: ORIANA F WILSON

IMPROVING YOUR MOTORHOME’S TECHNOLOGY, PART 5 • Enrico turns his attention to the user interface

A place to indulge your passion for models and machines • THE CHRISTCHURCH MINIATURE RAILWAY IS RUN BY A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS — BUT THESE ARE NO ENTHUSIASTIC AMATEURS. THEIR SKILLS ARE SIGNIFICANT AND WIDE-RANGING. THE FOREMAN OF THE LOCO SHED, FOR EXAMPLE, IS BUILDING HIS 20TH LOCOMOTIVE, IS A DEFT HAND WITH A WELDER — AND ONCE WON A BRONZE MEDAL FOR NEW ZEALAND IN ICE HOCKEY

Railway gauges

3D printing and the model railway

Arc welding on thin sheet steel

The Canterbury Society of Model and Experimental Engineers

An ordinary man • LOOK INSIDE THE ORDINARY AND YOU’LL FIND THE EXTRAORDINARY

Refurbishing a cherished Ultimate Courier radiogram • They don’t make ’em like that any more

The History of the Courier radio brand in New Zealand

PART 1 A HISTORY OF HAMMERS • FROM WAR HAMMERS TO MODERN STEEL VERSIONS, THEY’RE UBIQUITOUS BECAUSE OF THEIR SIMPLICITY, USEFULNESS AND VERSATILITY, WHICH IS WHY PRETTY MUCH EVERY HOME HAS ONE

Hammer fast facts and wisdom

FUN WITH SOME STRINGS ATTACHED • CHEROL FILBEE WAS A PROFESSIONAL CAKE MAKER FOR MANY YEARS. NOW SHE LOVES MAKING PUPPETS OF BIRDS AND PEOPLE — INCLUDING FAMILY MEMBERS

Materials list for bird marionette

Useful tools in Cherol’s shed

Stringing

Recipes

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

Back issues of The Shed

VLADIMIR AND I • Jude considers the lure of the rabbit hole


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 132 Publisher: Parkside Media Edition: No 102 May - June 2022

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  • Release date: April 11, 2022

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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.

IT’S ABOUT HOW, NOT WHAT

The Shed

FORGING AHEAD • A Waitakere artist adopts traditional forge practices and a lifetime collection of period tools to create bespoke metal sculptures

Evacut drill-bit factory destroyed in huge fire

The Shed subscription prize winner

The Shed online

LUCKY ESCAPE FOR MY LATHE

PAINTING TIPS FROM THE RESENE PAINT EXPERTS

MAKE A SUMMER CAPE COD CHAIR • Enjoy the garden from a comfortable chair that is relatively straightforward to make

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE • NEVER MISS AN ISSUE FREE DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME SAVE UP TO $40

The tool shed

MESSED UP MOTORS • MASTER OF THE UNIQUE, THE CREATIVE, AND THE QUIRKY BUT DEFINITELY NOT THE MESSED UP

HALF-SAFE AT 1:35 SCALE; A TRIBUTE TO AN EPIC SHEDDIE • Deigh Davies wrote to The Shed in the last issue, asking for a small project. By coincidence, I was building something that just might qualify …

DARK VUECCANO — A MECCANO-INSPIRED SCULPTURE • Dark Vueccano is an interactive sculpture commissioned by Caffe L’affare as part of its rebranding in 2020. The schedule for the rebranding and sculpture was interrupted twice by the arrival of Covid-19 in New Zealand. The sculpture finally was installed at the Wellington cafe in August 2021

Where did Dark Vueccano come from?

George Rose

What is the Sputnik camera like to use?

You can still buy Kodak film?

SERVICING AND SHARPENING WOOD PLANES AND CHISELS • We all know the old adage: A bad workman, etcetera — but it seems good tools will last a lifetime, and then some

IPAS — EAST COAST V. WEST COAST • The archetypal lifestyles of East Coast and West Coast Americans appear to be opposites but their IPA styles have a lot in common

WOMAN WITH THE ICEBERG EYES: ORIANA F WILSON

IMPROVING YOUR MOTORHOME’S TECHNOLOGY, PART 5 • Enrico turns his attention to the user interface

A place to indulge your passion for models and machines • THE CHRISTCHURCH MINIATURE RAILWAY IS RUN BY A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS — BUT THESE ARE NO ENTHUSIASTIC AMATEURS. THEIR SKILLS ARE SIGNIFICANT AND WIDE-RANGING. THE FOREMAN OF THE LOCO SHED, FOR EXAMPLE, IS BUILDING HIS 20TH LOCOMOTIVE, IS A DEFT HAND WITH A WELDER — AND ONCE WON A BRONZE MEDAL FOR NEW ZEALAND IN ICE HOCKEY

Railway gauges

3D printing and the model railway

Arc welding on thin sheet steel

The Canterbury Society of Model and Experimental Engineers

An ordinary man • LOOK INSIDE THE ORDINARY AND YOU’LL FIND THE EXTRAORDINARY

Refurbishing a cherished Ultimate Courier radiogram • They don’t make ’em like that any more

The History of the Courier radio brand in New Zealand

PART 1 A HISTORY OF HAMMERS • FROM WAR HAMMERS TO MODERN STEEL VERSIONS, THEY’RE UBIQUITOUS BECAUSE OF THEIR SIMPLICITY, USEFULNESS AND VERSATILITY, WHICH IS WHY PRETTY MUCH EVERY HOME HAS ONE

Hammer fast facts and wisdom

FUN WITH SOME STRINGS ATTACHED • CHEROL FILBEE WAS A PROFESSIONAL CAKE MAKER FOR MANY YEARS. NOW SHE LOVES MAKING PUPPETS OF BIRDS AND PEOPLE — INCLUDING FAMILY MEMBERS

Materials list for bird marionette

Useful tools in Cherol’s shed

Stringing

Recipes

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

Back issues of The Shed

VLADIMIR AND I • Jude considers the lure of the rabbit hole


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