Glove Holder

Here’s an idea for storing gloves or other small items – wooden clothes pegs glued and screwed to a board of wood.

Clothes peg glove holder

Clothes pegs on a bar of wood.

Trailer!

Very excited to get my hands on this new (to me) trailer.

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It needed a new plug, so that was tonight’s task…

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My Wood Corner 

An hour or so round here of an evening and stress levels are destroyed. Not that I’m stressed. Think I just enjoy chopping wood.

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Shaping the Beam

The beam was 6″ x 6″ PAR – planed all round – so it was anything but round.

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Some shaping helps it look more aged & natural…

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I used a freshly sharpened kukri to carve off the sharp edges and shape it around the knots. [Side note: have a read at this: wikipedia:Kukri — what a great tool.] I followed that with a belt sander at 80 grit, then hand-sanded to 120-grit. Oak is a nice wood to work.

Log Store Loft

The loft in the log store is the perfect size for a kids’ den. Here I am flooring it with some recycled HDF.

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Corner Pieces Treated

I’ll use these pieces on the four corners of the shed, partly for cosmetic reasons but also to protect all the end-grain of the slats.
I chose Ronseal Total Wood Protector after reading some good reviews. Dark brown to contrast the unstained slats.

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