Redada No. 2 Vise Restoration

Restoring an old Rededa Number 2 woodworking vise.  I bought it on GumTree for £20. t was old, dirty and rusty and in poor condition.  I gave it a clean, used a rust converter product, painted it with metal paint, fitted some plywood jaws, and finally fitted it to my workbench

Building The Workshop (part 3 of 3)

Part 3 in a short series about building a workshop shed using some salvaged and new materials.

This video shows a quick tour of the workshop after it was finished, including a look at the tools I have, wood and tool storage, tool storage, condensation on the metal roof sheets and how I resolved the issue, installation of the electrical supply and cabling, and finally a summary of build costs.

Building The Workshop (part 2 of 3)

Part 2 in a short series about building a workshop shed using some salvaged and new materials.

This video covers the assembling of the frame, installing the shiplap cladding, installing the roof sheets and floor and making the door.

Building The Workshop (part 1 of 3)

Part 1 in a short series about building a workshop shed using some salvaged and new materials.

This video covers the ground works, the salvaged wood, a SketchUp model of the workshop, building a retaining block wall, making the frame, installing the windows, and starting to assemble.

This was my biggest ever project, and I don’t know if I’ll ever do anything bigger than this (unless I build myself a house some day!)

Frankensaw

Meet Frankensaw, my home-made table saw.  It’s made out of a circular saw mounted upside down to a basic table structure.  

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