The Man Cave

Record 10″ G-Clamp Restoration

Well, with a successful visit to the Trench Lane Car Boot this morning, I picked up a 10″ Record G-Clamp for the princely sum of £3! It’s a little twisted, but I’ve decided not to attempt to fix this as it’s not too bad. I forgot to take a “before” picture, but this side-by-side picture […]

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August Man Cave Update

So this week I’ve been finalising some plans for a new workbench in the Man Cave. It’s going to go here; The workbench will stretch all round the far corner, and have overhangs around the pillars. I consulted some friends on the design, and the gist of it was that 10mm steel was the way […]

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Man Cave Update

Finally finished some bits in the Man Cave this weekend. Installed the uPVC windows (which have 60mm spacers round the edges due to the shutters. Surprisingly easy once I’d been given a few pointers on what fixings to use by a friend. As you can see, hanging down here is also the first of 2 […]

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The Man Cave

So my new Man Cave has been acquired. Many will recall the pictures of my Cellar in Bristol, but the move has meant my Cave has been upgraded to a Double Garage 🙂 Here are the “before” pics 🙂 And here are some “during” photos, at this stage we’ve moved in, and the ceiling & […]

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Clarke GWC-1 Review

So being new to welding and just setting up a workshop for the first time, I felt I needed a trolley for the welder, if only so my workshop was a bit tidier! That said, looking round, I wasn’t prepared to spend £200+ on a trolley, nor did I have time ATM to build my […]

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Cellar Clearout…

Is still under way, it’s amazing how much junk you accumulate over 10 years of geeking with a serious ebay habbit! One trip down the tip has yielded some space down there, which was then quickly filled in when the stuff fell down where it had been piled up! Looks like another trip or two […]

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