The Ideal Shed...hopefully

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Re: The Ideal Shed...hopefully

Unread post by The Mighty Gusset » Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:47 pm

That's an i not an l you Myopic Ginga Git !

Just thought of another important feature - Soundproofing - both to keep the sounds of nagging partners out, and the sound of swearing in !

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Re: The Ideal Shed...hopefully

Unread post by sfb » Mon Nov 23, 2009 3:01 pm

The Mighty Gusset wrote:an assistant for transferring engines from the bike to the workbench.

utilikilt.jpg


Note sensible work boots!

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Re: The Ideal Shed...hopefully

Unread post by triumph5ta » Mon Nov 23, 2009 3:16 pm

Web cam type facility a bit like in the old "Thunderbirds" puppet series. Each forum member would have their avatar up on a screen and could observe what I was up to in the shed (but only when I want). So when they want to "advise" the eyes in their avatar light up and go "buzzt bzzt bzzt". Then at the press of a button they appear on screen in THEIR shed with useful and constructive advice...
Images of forum members in real life? On second thoughts maybe not.... :D

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Re: The Ideal Shed...hopefully

Unread post by jessplop » Mon Nov 23, 2009 6:00 pm

The Mighty Gusset wrote:Surprised no-one has mentioned some sort of hydraulic bike lift, and a trolley for transferring engines from the bike to the workbench.
Hoist.


I though these items were already common to all decent sheds.

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Re: The Ideal Shed...hopefully

Unread post by Pict » Tue Nov 24, 2009 3:02 pm

All what you lot said +
Compressor with selection of toys. Sorry TOOLS.
Lathe
Mill
MIG
TIG
Oven for heating casings for bearing fitment / removal (s'pose the already mentioned woodburner would do)
Freezer. Bearings again. And bits that you have made a bit tight on the lathe.
Wheel building jig
Jiggery pokery
DAB Radio (Radio 4, Radio 2, 6 Music, Planet Rock)
An Inverter or 3 phase supply
Posters (Rude ladies and/or bikes, mabe vintage Castrol R ads and the like)
Pipe bender
Chop saw
Fume extraction
Henry Hoover
A good Chamois
WD40 in 5L tins from the motor factor
Jerry cans
Scaffold pole(s)
Pry bar
Catalogues full of tools / fasteners / cool stuff

OOps, I doubled up on the fridge and the tunes

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Unread post by jimmy » Tue Nov 24, 2009 3:26 pm

A personal instructor to show me how to work a lathe, milling machine, build a wheel etc.

Oh heres a wee story concerning Henry the Hoover and a member of our very own elite fighting force, the Royal Marines.
There was a fire alarm late one night at the RMs accommodation block at HMNB Clyde. When two of my colleagues and the fire service turned up, sure enough there was smoke coming from under one guys door. This guy had also not turned up at the rv point. Fire service burst open door only to be met by the sight of the big burly marine lying bollock naked, in a drunked stupor, with poor old Henry attached to his manhood. Henrys' motor could not take this and had started to smoke, thus causing the fire alarm.
I cannot look at poor Henry now without thinking of his shame, so no Henry for me
In the real world this guy would have been ridiculed forever, however in RM Land he is a folk hero

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Unread post by The Mighty Gusset » Tue Nov 24, 2009 4:00 pm

According to my sister, men with injuries caused by 'slipping while hoovering the stairs in my pyjamas' are quite commonplace !

Also, although this may not be 100% true, Irish cleaners are refusing to use 'Henry' vacuum cleaners following their exit from the Footie World Cup due to Cheaty Frog Bloke Thierry Henry's handball (The story appeared in The Sun, hence doubts over it's veracity) !

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Unread post by jessplop » Tue Nov 24, 2009 4:15 pm

He wasn't cheating, he was putting his hands up to surrender.........

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Re: The Ideal Shed...hopefully

Unread post by Old Codger » Thu Dec 03, 2009 9:59 pm

Pict wrote:
DAB Radio (Radio 4, Radio 2, 6 Music, Planet Rock)



Radio 3, Please!

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Re: The Ideal Shed...hopefully

Unread post by Old Codger » Thu Dec 03, 2009 10:00 pm

jimmy wrote:A personal instructor to show me how to work a lathe, milling machine, build a wheel etc.



I'll send The Lad over for the 1st two!

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