In this little video I’m making a steampunk copper branding iron handle for a brass branding heat stamp. I’m using 15mm copper piping and brass compression fittings. It does a great job of branding wood with my logo and looks totally awesome! Continue reading “Making a Copper Branding Iron Handle”
I need a door for my workshop so today I’m making a MDF door! I’m also using parts from an old reclaimed door to make the window in my new door. The reclaimed door is solid mahogany and this will be used on future projects.
Time to install some workshop electrics! Welcome to part 6 of my workshop upgrade series. Today I’m installing the electrics and lighting. This means sockets (outlets) and spot lights.
A jigsaw table is essentially a jigsaw mounted upside down in a housing to allow it to be used as a kind of fake bandsaw. It’s pretty dangerous and I don’t particularly advise doing it but I needed one for a few different projects I was working on and these was before I had a bandsaw.
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Welcome to part 5 in my workshop upgrade series! Today I’m finally decorating the place and painting MDF walls. These are being painted white to make the space nice and bright.
I don’t particularly advise installing a drywall ceiling by yourself, but in this video you can see how I did it. I can’t plaster so please don’t judge!
In Part 3 of my workshop upgrade I’m blocking up a garage door. This greatly helps sound insulation, heat insulation and gives me an extra wall to put stuff on. It also doesn’t change the look of the building from the outside, which is an added bonus.
Welcome to Part 2 in my Workshop v2.0 upgrade series! Today I’m finishing off the temporary partition walls by cladding them in MDF. MDF is strong, easy to paint, offers great sound and heat insulation and is easy to attach stuff to.
Welcome to the first in my series of videos where I’m upgrading my garage workshop to Workshop Version 2.0! In this video I make a start by building some temporary stud partition walls.