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Hammer technology – It is a hand tool and we love them

Hammer technology – It is a hand tool and we love them

There are more hammers than you can shake a stick at…well technically hammering does involve…

ByJames CurtisWednesday, 4th August 2021
What’s in your abrasive?

What’s in your abrasive?

At the risk of sounding like one of Monty Python’s Northerners (Now we had it…

ByPeter BrettSaturday, 9th September 2017
How practical is an electric van right now?

How practical is an electric van right now?

IN a bid to tackle the UK transport sector’s contribution to climate change, the government…

ByJames CurtisWednesday, 21st July 2021
How to track your lost tools

How to track your lost tools

THE theft of tools is a major problem all around the world. In the UK…

ByJames CurtisThursday, 29th July 2021
The Printed House

The Printed House

The futuristic world of 3D printing in construction relies on robotic arms automatically squeezing layers…

ByJames CurtisFriday, 13th August 2021
Cordless Tool Power is maturing – what that means to traders

Cordless Tool Power is maturing – what that means to traders

If you’re reading this then there’s a very good chance that you have been working…

ByJames CurtisTuesday, 6th July 2021
Simple Risk Assessments as a Small Business

Simple Risk Assessments as a Small Business

Health and Safety is everyone’s Responsibility A health and safety risk assessment plays an important…

ByJames CurtisThursday, 27th May 2021
Should you get your power tools repaired?

Should you get your power tools repaired?

YOUR power tools are the staple of your trade.  They cut, drill, sand, apply fixings…

ByJames CurtisFriday, 16th July 2021
The technology that will be driving powering your van…and excavator

The technology that will be driving powering your van…and excavator

WITH electric vans becoming increasingly popular among tradespeople, we have taken a look into the…

ByJames CurtisThursday, 22nd July 2021
How to break into a van

How to break into a van

As thieves become more sophisticated, they are using more advanced techniques to break into vans…

ByJames CurtisMonday, 12th April 2021
Measuring Marking and Levelling – key skills and kit help to do it right

Measuring Marking and Levelling – key skills and kit help to do it right

Do you still need a tape measure? Look back just 20 years and compare how…

ByDavid KitchenhamSunday, 21st May 2017
About Karl Holtey – the founder of Holtey classic hand planes

About Karl Holtey – the founder of Holtey classic hand planes

Karl Holtey is the proud owner of Holtey classic hand planes, which is famous for…

ByJames CurtisFriday, 27th August 2021
Portable power stations for off-grid cordless tool use

Portable power stations for off-grid cordless tool use

IMAGINE you rock up on site to a remote location in your electric van and…

ByJames CurtisMonday, 2nd August 2021
Rising Building Material Shortage – Rising Costs and Availability

Rising Building Material Shortage – Rising Costs and Availability

Chief executives at major construction firms have warned that the construction and building material shortage…

ByJames CurtisWednesday, 5th May 2021
Do you know the Dangers of Dust – The Devil is in the Detail

Do you know the Dangers of Dust – The Devil is in the Detail

The Problem A hundred years ago coal miners knew about the dangers of black coal…

ByPeter BrettSunday, 21st February 2021
Chippers and Shredders – By Craig Phillips

Chippers and Shredders – By Craig Phillips

Autumn is around the corner and your lawns and borders may soon be covered in…

ByDavid KitchenhamSaturday, 23rd April 2016
Your Van, your Mobile Workshop

Your Van, your Mobile Workshop

Commer Van from Back in the Day There is a trend for #vanlife where individuals…

ByJames CurtisThursday, 15th April 2021
The future of the hand plane, in safe hands.

The future of the hand plane, in safe hands.

Hand planes have been around for thousands of years. In fact, the very early planes…

ByJames CurtisThursday, 24th June 2021
Cutting discs and blades – The future is now

Cutting discs and blades – The future is now

This £700 million industry is booming and showing no sign of decline. The quality of…

ByJames CurtisWednesday, 2nd June 2021
Technology on the Building Site

Technology on the Building Site

Technology has changed all of our lives. It has changed the way that we communicate,…

ByJames CurtisMonday, 10th May 2021
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Simple Risk Assessments as a Small Business

Simple Risk Assessments as a Small Business

ByJames CurtisThursday, 27th May 20215 min read

Health and Safety is everyone’s Responsibility A health and safety risk assessment plays an important part in protecting workers and…

The Thing About Van Crime

The Thing About Van Crime

ByJames CurtisWednesday, 7th April 20214 min read

If you think you can just lock your van, hide your keys and avoid van theft – then this article…

How the Rise of the Inverter Changed Welding – What it means for end users

How the Rise of the Inverter Changed Welding – What it means for end users

ByDavid KitchenhamWednesday, 17th February 20216 min read

‘No 1 Welding provider to toolshop sector across Europe and how to recapture your customers welding business’ ‘Old’ welding technology…

Health and safety as a sole trader and self employed

Health and safety as a sole trader and self employed

ByJames CurtisTuesday, 18th May 20213 min read

Health and safety policies are statutory for any businesses that employ five or more people; however, this doesn’t mean that…

Radios for Builders Bangers top 8 radios

Radios for Builders Bangers top 8 radios

ByJames CurtisThursday, 5th August 20215 min read

Is your job site radio tapped together to stop it from falling apart? Yes, most builders are the same. But…

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