Boba Fett Bookend/Doorstop – ShapeCrete

Boba Fett Bookend/Doorstop – ShapeCrete

Show All Items Last month, for our Build Night, the Dover Public Library got to play with a fabulous mold-able concrete mix… ShapeCrete. Coincidentally, we were in the middle of a large(ish) re-shelving effort and, as mentioned previously, we’re huge nerds. The result?…

How to Lost Wax Cast an Aluminium Skull

How to Lost Wax Cast an Aluminium Skull

Show All Items Having learnt quite a list of skills off Youtube, Instructables and the internet in general I though it was time to give something back in the form of a photo guide of a recent aluminium casting project. DISCLAIMER. Listed here…

Repair or Replace 3 prong plug on a power cord

Repair or Replace 3 prong plug on a power cord

Show All Items Neatly explained in the how to Repair or Replace 3 prong plug on a power cord in the above video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6UflQbSYos WORD OF CAUTION There is a standard practice here. White wire goes on the silver terminal. Black wire goes…

"Shadow Box" – Trinket Display Table

"Shadow Box" – Trinket Display Table

Show All Items Several years ago I built a table with inlayed compartments for the display of various trinkets, I’d always planned on making an instructable, taking pictures (unfortunately rather blurry ones, taken on a rather crappy camera, by an even crappier photographer),…

Sliding Lid Box

Sliding Lid Box

Show All Items A sliding lid box – its a classic – rewarding to make and useful when you’re finished. This project has contrasting timber strips glued into grooves around the outside, inspired by an instructable from Stumitch I always enjoy making this…

Jump starting a motorbike from a power bank starter

Jump starting a motorbike from a power bank starter

Show All Items With the introduction of portable jump starters based on lithium battery technology it got me thinking that one of these would be the perfect companion when on a motorbike, especially if you’re going away for a few days. I’ve had…

Leather Sewing Needle

Leather Sewing Needle

Show All Items Some years ago i had to repair my shoes, but the standard leather needle was not feasible to use since the other side was not accessible being inside the shoe. So I came up with this. It is a simple…

Titanium Money Clip

Titanium Money Clip

Show All Items I started with some small scraps of Titanium, the length of the scraps is around three inches to begin with. I took the scraps to my bench top vise and clamped them in up right so i could round the…

Fixing a leaking toilet discharge.

Fixing a leaking toilet discharge.

Show All Items For a year now the discharge from my Toilet has been leaking hence the catchment container you see. How gross! Time to sort this mess Out. Step 1: Hose clamp. Show All Items Using a large diameter hose clamp and…

Pallet Wall Shelf

Pallet Wall Shelf

Show All Items I wanted to make a wall shelf. Step 1: Prep pallet Show All Items Find a good, clean pallet to form the back of your shelf. I used a random orbit sander with 60 grit paper. I took some wide…

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