I had a recent client commission to build a large bin store to house four wheelie bins. For this job I decided on larch wood due to its suitability for out door use, and that it is locally harvested by Greater Manchester Tree Station. Continue reading “Large Bin Store Project”
June 2017 was the start of an interesting and complex project for Maker of Things.
It began with a query from Big Heritage simply asking: “Alfred. Are you up for recreating an entire 1940s street scene?”
Of course I replied: “OK. Where, when and what budget?”
…Finally made it into my working life!
Following on from my post about needing a new tool box, I finally bought one. I looked at quite a few from various big tool brands and decided, on both price and usefulness, to go with a Magnusson branded stacking trolley box from B&Q. There was an offer to buy a set of three stacking components for £92.00 keeping it all below my £100 budget. Continue reading “A big stacking tool box…”
It has been a while since I posted here, and a while since the last Three Things Thursday. Continue reading “Three Things Thursday 10 August 2017”
…for the project we are currently on.
The job is in an underground ‘secret bunker’, with limited lighting and a black ceiling in the area we are working in. Continue reading “Making a work light…”
…have been knocking about in my workshop for a while. I often acquire them as part of a tool package. Continue reading “Bosch Sortimo boxes…”
…as my current one is bursting at the seams. Continue reading “Need a new toolbox…”
…means asking people to pay what they feel, or think, is appropriate for your work, service, or product, instead of having a set price. Continue reading “Pay as you feel…”
…doing and no time to blog!
The amount I blog really is inversely proportional to the amount of work I am doing each day. Continue reading “So busy…”