Sheds & DIY Cartoons
Cartoons on Sheds and DIY culture, by Chris Slane. Most have been published in The Shed Magazine up 2007-2022, or in the book 'Blokes, Jokes & Sheds' - see bibliography.
Cartoon shows man selling old window frames in a demolition yard with a sign labelled 'Just in - Windows 1900'
"Hey - who munted my best chisel?" asks a hairy primate ancestor or others on a pile of flaked tools and rubble.
"This model includes a handy black hole into which to pour your life savings" sales a kitchen salesperson to a couple standing in a modernist showroom looking shocked at a kitchen benchtop sink with small blackhole...kitchen,salesperson,black hole,plumbing,rennovation,building,home,
"After six months of exhaustive research we decided on off-white" says a handyman painting the side of his white over myriad patches of colours.
'If A Kiwi Was Marooned On Mars' - an astronaut stands on Mars next to a green shed labelled 'NZ1' "I can 'Number 8 wire' the shit out of this no worries.
Two elderly people work next to each other dressed the same and looking like twins -“I love how our interests have grown so alike over the years, Mildred” says the man to his wife whio is wearing a moustach.
"I made this guitar out of swamp kauri" quoth the female lead guitarist of a garage band to her drummer while holding a gnarly shaped guitar.
Home handyman outside a full garage with a small box of junk says to female "It's a big chuck out - I had to be quite ruthless."
What society thinks I do ( Shaker carpenter ).What the neighbours think I do ( gong ringer ).What my friends think I do ( Breaking bad chemist ).What my partner thinks I do ( sleeping in workshop ).What I think I do ( CERN physicist ).What I actually do. ( hit thumb with hammer )