Valentines Day 2019

Materials: 140mm x 18mm pine (can be other size) PVA / Hot glue Polyurethane Gear: Coping saw Glue gun for hot glue Sand paper Hand saw Pencil Clamps or vice Time: 60 minutes Plans: PDF Instructions Word Instructions Notes: When cutting out the shapes, make sure there is a lot of support otherwise the wood […]

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Wooden whale holding phone and letters

A Whale Of An Organiser

Materials: Dressed 100 x 50  pine. (90 x 42  or 90 x 45) Polyurethane (optional) Gear: Sand paper (180 grit ) Files (square and round) Coping Saws Felt Pen / Pencil 10mm drill bit and drill Clamps / vice. Hand saws Ruler Time: 60 – 90 minutes Plans: Downloadable Instructions (DocX) Traceable Plan Sketchup File […]

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Bird Feeder Completed

Simple Bird Feeder From Fence Paling

The following bird feeder is simple to make, requires very few tools and costs very little. We adapted some ideas we had seen and turned out this feeder as part of Dementia Canterbury’s twice monthly wood working group who meets at Bunnings Shirley. Materials: Fence Paling Wood – 150mm wide x 400mm long. Either 19mm […]

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Linwood Primary Dodge Ball Pit

Bunnings Riccarton approached us to help with one of their community projects – building an Israeli / Gaga Dodgeball pit. They would provide the wood and provide some expert hands for installation if we could build the pit and get it ready fro them. Of course we said yes. The results of our efforts are […]

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Linwood Area Community Repair Cafe

Today was the Linwood Repair Cafe, run at the Linwood Resource Centre. A number of community groups were involved including Linwood Mens Shed – fixing furniture, gluing shoes, repairing toys etc ICE Cycles – Inner City East Cycles who fix and provide bicycles for people in Linwood, Woolston, Phillipstown, Brighton, Aranui  areas – Bringing cycles […]

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