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Building the Shed Base

On Thursday, I took an afternoon off work to receive delivery of an 8ft x 6ft tongue-and-groove shed. This’ll be used for self-storage of items that are currently cluttering my home so, I’m more than happy to spend an initial outlay, as opposed to endlessly paying monthly rental fees at a large warehouse chain. I’m fortunate enough to have been granted a space away from my own home on which to erect this small garden building.

In this post, I’ll document the process of building a sturdy sub-base for the shed to sit on. I’ll emphasise now that this was designed with the word temporary in mind (there’s every chance it could have to move in a couple of years). If you plan on building a base for your decking, you may also find this very interesting.

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Metabo’s maX 12 Cordless Combo Kit

If you’re interested to know more about the new maX 12 10.8v Powermaxx drills from Metabo, which I used recently to install the suspended floor in my workshop then, you’ll want to head on over to the Toolstop Blog, where my Guest blog-post appeared earlier today:

Hands-on With the Metabo maX 12 Cordless Combo Kit PowerMaxx.

A huge thanks to Mark and Neil for arranging this.

Enjoy. 🙂

Christmas Came Early

Due to a week-long battle with the flu, I’ve found myself left with very little time or energy to many things, including the task of keeping this blog up to date. Christmas has come and gone now but, for me at least, it did arrive slightly early for me when one package (to me; from me!! ;-)) arrived four-days ahead of the Big Day, direct from Metabo in Southampton:

It’s the Metabo 10.8v PowerMaxx 12 combo. kit, featuring a drill/driver, impact driver and also, a handy little torch.

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