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?”
Continue reading “Western Approaches Week 1”
…For old trucks are a little expensive to buy, especially when you don’t really need originals. Continue reading “Tail Lights…”
…With me is that I recently bought a bare DeWalt DW 936 circular saw from EBay and converted it to use Bosch 18V Li batteries. It was a good saw, on the whole, just needing new brushes and a the battery conversion to become a useful tool again. Continue reading “A ‘saw’ point..”
…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…”
…in the workshop.
I am working on a client’s storage bench seat. Continue reading “Beginning another small job…”
…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…”
…on a table are really annoying, and can be a real problem in a restaurant. Continue reading “Wobbly legs….”
…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…”