In Castlemaine, an excellent build is filled with even more excellent contraptions.
Up The Creek workshop focuses on detailing & restoring vintage and rare cars.
Check out our video & photos, or take a look at the ABCs coverage of the workshop.
A Little About Up The Creek
For over 25 years Up The Creek Workshop has been restoring, rebuilding and maintaining different makes of Pre-war cars. Examples include from Bugatti, Alfa Romeo, Benz, Talbot and many more. One of their most recent projects was to reconstruct the engine of the sole surviving 1914 Delage Type-S grand prix car.
Take a look at some of the images below of whats going on inside Up The Creek Workshop at the moment.
What is Hot-Dip Galvanizing?
Hot-dip galvanizing describes the process by which steel is coated with zinc, which alloys with the surface of the steel. The steel is dipped in molten zinc, and when exposed to the atmosphere forms a strong coating that will buffet against wear and corrosion.
The process of hot-dipped galvanized steel dates back to the 1800’s, when in 1837 a French engineer took out a patent for the process of galvanizing steel. By 1850 the British galvanizing industry was consuming 10,000 tons of zinc annually for the production of galvanized steel.
Hot-dip galvanizing has only become more used over time, with 600,000 tons of zinc being consumed annually in North America to produce hot-dipped galvanized steel. Now galvanizing is found in almost every industry where steel is used. The process as a proven history of success which continues to grow in multiple applications globally.
Galvanized steel is therefore a superior product against others the industry of building and construction. This is why at Central Steel Build we hot-dip galvanize all of our components for our sheds, contributing to a better quality and longer lasting product, that protects against rust and corrosion in rural environments in Australia.
5 Classic Australian Backyard Sheds
What Aussie property is complete without a nice backyard shed? They’re an iconic addition to any backyard.
Below are 5 great examples of iconic Aussie sheds, built by Central Steel Build.
An unusual shape, this car garage and workshop offer an excellent space for any Australian to get their hands dirty. Humble but interesting.
A beautifully designed building, The two rollers doors and open centre make this versatile and useful. The windows also make the interior space great for a range of activities, making it more than just a warehouse.
For those with a large car collection, this nice little shed has room for them all. A simple green colour, this shed is reminiscent of the beautiful bush that surrounds it.
For those with some small farm machinery to keep protected – a shed like this is perfect. The sliding doors give ample access to a nice sized storage area.
A huge workshop for anyone planning on getting up to some real hobbies! The roller door and the access door make this a great space for working on vehicles.