On several nights every week our beloved dog Bunny who sleeps outside comes down the side of house and barks at God knows what. This happens around 3am she is most likely saving us from cats. I have been blocking her access to the side of the house with an assortment of chairs and gas bottles. This is how a small welding project came into being. I decided to make a gate from bits of scrap steel and mesh lying about from old projects. All I have had to buy is a pair of hinges a D bolt to close it and some paint. Only took a couple of hours to put it together. I used my favourite ALDI inverter welder. It's great for welding light and portable. So hopefully the dog will be out of ear reach at 3am.
This is the start of a laorgely non-woodworking project. I am building a chook house which will a welding project. I am recycling steel from a railing which once adorned the front of a house. The railing was over engineered and made form good quailty steel. The first part has been joing some 2inch square tube to make uprights for the chook enclosure. I made a jig so that i could join the lengths and keep then straight.