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Garden shed

 

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Next step is the Ekodeck floor on Friday.

 

Had to give the batery charger a good work out after that.

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Looking forward to seeing progress @Brad. Thanks for sharing.

 

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Is it going to be a storage shed or a greenhouse @Brad?

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@greygardener this one is storage for our garden tools and ladder.

Shade house is on the list of things to do.
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Cut some rebates to clear screw heads on the frame.

Kreg

Dust bucket and elcheapo vacuum.

vacuum

Worked well all in the bucket and none in the vacuum.

bucket

Ran out of time and screws.

deck

Need a trip to bunnies tomorrow for some screws and a proper fix for the router table switch.

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After a few distractions some progress.

Walls up

Roof on

Back

Door

Getting close now.

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Thanks for the update @Brad.

 

Any tips or advice you can share for other community members contemplating a similar project?

 

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I was going to wait till I finished, should of been yesterday but a helpful person snapped my one and only 2mm drill bit... then she decides I have to pick up what she forgot to get shopping Thursday.

Trip to bunnies today for a replacement.
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At least you got an excuse to go to Bunnings @Brad

 

Looking forward to seeing it finished and reading some of your tips. 

 

Thanks again,

 

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Got my drill bit and go outside to fit the door braces, they had grown legs and run away! Hour later find them hiding in the old junk shed... Wasn't me she said.

 

Go to get the screw and plastic caps that were on the top of the step ladder and they have walked too, eventualy found the caps well hidden but still no screws.

 

Plan B I have the bench to put together.

 

Frame is not too bad to put together, similar to rack-it without the holding pins.

 

Peg board looked dagy so it got sprayed black as did the top shelf.

 

MDF benchtop and bottom shelf were less than average and I had some spare decking so it was time for the beast to come out.

 

Beast and junior

 

Still have to rebate the edges so the lose fit stays put, still more stable than using the supplied MDF.

 

Bench

 

Little helper wanted in on the action too.

 

Marty

 

Thoughts on the bench -

 

I had low expectations, expected some flex in the frame and it has plenty.

MDF warped. 

Rated to hold 100kg  Charge garden tool batteries and do some potting is as far as I will go.

Frame will unclip easier than it goes together  needs a rack-it style saftey pin or bolt to be added, I may go bolt to help keep it stable.

Drawer is shallow, maybe a good thing with a 6mm MDF base with no bracing.

 

It is cheap and nasty.

 

Anyway off to bunnies after work (lunch) tomorrow to get some pop rivets to replace lost screws.

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