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When there is a will, there is a way!

Where there's a will there a lot of relatives.

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Congrats on the shed Russ.

Thanks @tv101.

I'm going to try and keep it from clogging up but the desire to buy the next tool is always there..... especially if it's going to make the job easier. My friend is hoping to have her workshop up and running fairly soon....... but it's a wee drive to get there.

Good to see you back. 

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Posted by: @russ

I'm going to try and keep it from clogging up but the desire to buy the next tool is always there

Oh yes!

When I put up my first shed, my wife kept asking “are you sure that’s going to be big enough?”.

I was sure it would be.  It looked really big.  Even when I put the tools in place.  And the odds and ends of timber.  And then some more tools. And more timber.  And more tools.

So, when we moved here, I thought “not making that mistake again” and went for the XXXXL size instead.

 

 

Yup.  Should have gone bigger.

 

And thanks, I’ve done bugger all building for months, so I’ve had nothing to share here.  And it’ll be a few more months before I get back to building.  Work has interrupted my retirement.

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And thanks, I’ve done bugger all building for months, so I’ve had nothing to share here.

I'm proof, @tv101,  that you can waffle on in this forum without having built anything. 🤣😂........yet. 

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Posted by: @russ

I'm proof, @tv101,  that you can waffle on in this forum without having built anything. 🤣😂........yet. 

@russ 🎯💯 🤣

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Posted by: @russ

If I had unlimited wood then I could be a wee bit braver.

@russ Just take it slow, keep your space tidy and watch each lesson through before you follow along. If you’re unsure then ask on here or ask Mark directly, you know people here will help whenever they can!

 Also keep in mind how many things you’ve read here where people (me included) have screwed up and then fixed it 🙂

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Cheers @tej

As you can see, I'm a bit of an expert when it comes to taking it slow. 😂🤣 

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@russ

You should change your web handle to slow hand, or is that one taken already.

Some people call me a tool, others are less complimentary. Tools being useful things.


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You should change your web handle to slow hand, or is that one taken already.

Not a bad idea @rocknroller912. 👍😁 

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Hi @robin, Have you ever run your cable out to your shed on a very wet day and have you found that it's safe enough? 

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Posted by: @russ

Hi @robin, Have you ever run your cable out to your shed on a very wet day and have you found that it's safe enough? 

Or ... have you ever found that it's NOT safe enough??

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My extension cable is on a large reel and has a trip switch built into it. I would advise everyone to use one of these, especially when using power outside or when the cable is outside. 

Safety first. 

https://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/extension-leads-cable-reels/8892490

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@russ @tv101 @boo

 Have you ever run your cable out to your shed on a very wet day and have you found that it's safe enough? 

I've moved on little from my basic extension cable now. I've fitted a waterproof external socket on the wall of the house, this is protected with an RCD. I've got an armored cable plugged into that, with the other end permanently wired into the sockets in the hut. In effect it's still an extension cable, but a more robust one. I feel perfectly safe with that regardless of the weather.  If I need an extension cable to my garage, it has to cross a public pavement, I don't do that if the ground is wet or in the dark.


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My extension cable is on a large reel and has a trip switch built into it

That's the one I have @boo

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I've got an armored cable plugged into that, with the other end permanently wired into the sockets in the hut

Cheers @robin.

I'm hoping to eventually get armoured cable fitted but the shed in about 25 metres from the fusebox.

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@russ 

I'm hoping to eventually get armoured cable fitted but the shed in about 25 metres from the fusebox.

Scewfix have 25m coils for about £43.


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Scewfix have 25m coils for about £43.

Thanks @robin. I'll take a look. 👍 

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Well guys I've got the vent on the shed but I still have 72% humidity in there. I've stored all my jigs and guitar wood in there but I'm worried it's all going to warp. Should I take it back out and keep in the house. I'm also worried about storing any tools in there through the winter. 

I think I will have to look at somehow getting fixed power to the shed so I can have some kind of heating and maybe a dehumidifier running.

Any thoughts? 

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P.S. Do you like my shed door number .... 🤣

PXL 20211111 133805172

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@russ 

I'm glad to report that my shed is still there this morning after last night's storm. Yesterday morning the shed was 4°C and 80% humidity, I take the wood that I'm currently working on indoors when I'm not working on it. My oak cap still warped after hollowing the inside. My tools live there permanently and don't have any problems with them stored in plastic boxes. The only problem I've had is the bandsaw guides (made from horrible diecast metal) breaking, they seem to get very brittle in the cold.  Anyway you'll be fine with the protection of the magic number on your door.


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Thanks @robin. I've now got some plastic boxes with lids so hopefully the tools will be fine. I probably will keep the wood in the house over the winter......if I can find a space for it. I have worried about the bandsaw being exposed. Would covering it with something help? 

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