Monthly Archives: June 2021

Renishaw Car Show

Great to be at a HUGE car show, we missed out last year….mine was one of 7 or 8 other Mogs there…plus a wide range of other classics…

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the Great British Car Journey

A new car museum, recently opened in Ambergate, near Belper…a big group of us went from the Mog car club, but would be great to wander around again, but with just a couple of pals…lots of memories of cars  not … Continue reading

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Helicoiled at last!

The bolts holding the windscreen supports were well past their best…and had been codged in with filler and ptfe tape. I used a kit to drill then tap the holes, insert helicoils, and the job seems to have worked!

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Re-legged bench

The bottoms of the legs were getting a tad rotten, so I gave them leg transplants! Cutting a few inches off, boring holes in the legs and new bits, dowel rod inserts, and Gorilla wood glue…SatNag painted them, and it … Continue reading

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Another job finished….

Nearly, anyway! This is a linisher I have (hopefully) restored for the Railway engine workshop…it came to me with a replacement motor, which I have to admit, has been a bit of a pig to fit in…but hopefully, the tame … Continue reading

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New (sort of) Bench Vice

This has been in Jane’s Dad’s workshop for years and years…and even more years….and we were clearing the house before selling it….I bought it home, had it shotblasted, then I painted it, and it has now replaced the (what I … Continue reading

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Car Show at Statfold Barn Railway: June 2021

Loads and loads of cars there, but the weather wasn’t great: I stayed from 9am to about 1pm, and a few others left too…a great museum there, chocca with steam locos..and a steam train was running to give – sell! … Continue reading

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