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.
WHERE WILL YOUR INTEREST TAKE YOU?
DRIVE • One man’s paradise: a shed crammed with vehicles in various stages of restoration, a bit of extra time on his hands, and rock classics soothing his soul
BELGIAN POWER TOOL RACING • Who wouldn’t love to see this event fly in New Zealand?!
SIMPLE AND CHEAP APPEALS TO ME
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CRAFTING A LIFESTYLE • Smart decisions on money and machinery are vital in setting up a commercial woodwork workshop
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ALIBRE 101 • What your mother didn’t teach you about sweeping
CREATING A WINNER • Lateral thinking and creativity come into the mix when you are trying to build a competition-beating machine
THE CASE FOR LINING • This ‘ultimate shed’ is future-proofed, based on the premise that it’s easier to add features during construction than face expense and disruption later on
MACROCARPA MAKEOVER • It’s not easy to find a bench seat that’s comfortable, supportive, and tip-proof – but this just might be it
A STEEL DRUM • In part six of Tales for Makers, our expert uses 21st-century technology to create a historic musical instrument
GARDEN PARTIES AND OTHER THINGS … • “I went to a garden party … They all knew my name” (Rick Nelson)
The Spirit of Lockdown
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A MATTER OF THE AIRSHED • Ingenuity provides a solution in the balancing act between creating a warm home and contributing to air pollution
From tinsmithing to log burners
Making a Woodsman burner
OVER 400 ARTICLES & PROJECTS • the-shed.nz
GARY, THE COLLECTOR OF ’70S COOL • Don’t leave it too late – set out on that adventure now
RESTORATION REMINISCENCES • An unexpected treasure found at a vintage car swap meet brings joy to several generations
MODEL INSPIRATION • A skilled craftsman has found a way to satisfy a car lover’s need to have their beloved nearby at all times
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THE MEN’S SHED MOVEMENT IS ABOUT MAINTAINING MEN’S HEALTH AND WELL-BEING IN AN ENVIRONMENT CATERING FOR THEIR INTERESTS • A shed brings men together in one community space to share their skills, have a laugh, and work on personal projects or within a group for the shed or community.
OVER THE DITCH • Vive la différence!