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  #1148374 6-Oct-2014 16:48
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There are of course hire places but a workshop that was all set up where you could just pay to use a wide selection of tools is an interesting idea. Lots of pitfalls though I'm sure.




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  #1148396 6-Oct-2014 17:02
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They're common ish in the US, but probably not enough people in NZ. Plus liability issues, though they could be worked around.

 
 
 
 


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  #1149001 7-Oct-2014 11:06
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Try a mensshed in your area - they have workshops, etc, for 1-off DIY ...

http://menzshed.org.nz/




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  #1149003 7-Oct-2014 11:08
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Good tip - but in Wellington looks like it's a support group not a workshop.

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  #1149014 7-Oct-2014 11:25
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timmmay: Good tip - but in Wellington looks like it's a support group not a workshop.


That was my view when I looked at them too.

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  #1149067 7-Oct-2014 12:19
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From the Wellington Menzshed:

"It has a range of tools, equipment and benches ...."




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  #1149961 8-Oct-2014 14:17
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SepticSceptic: From the Wellington Menzshed:

"It has a range of tools, equipment and benches ...."


Unfortunately, they are only open on Tuesday (10am-1pm) and Wednesday (12-3pm) so most people on this site are not really the target demographic. (a generalisation)
Pity really.


"We provide an environment for the older and often isolated men of Wellington where they can find companionship, develop new skills, and use their talents to benefit society at large."

 

 

 
 
 
 


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  #1149968 8-Oct-2014 14:20
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I emailed them, they said sure it wouldn't be a problem and to give them a call. I can do those times at the moment, as it happens, but not super convenient. Might follow up, might not.

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