Today I’m in another Victorian property where a new damp proof course has been installed. In such situations the skirting / baseboard needs re-fitted afterwards, often to walls that are now a different shape.
I’ve had this trusty Amstrad radio ghetto blaster thing in my workshop for years. Before that it was our decorating radio. Before that I stole it off my wife. It’s about 20 years old, had many quirks but everything ends…
Have you ever wondered how quickly woodscrews start to rust? Are you concerned whether you can use certain screws for outdoor projects? Today I’m starting a very unscientific test to see how long it takes for a bunch of Screwfix screws to rust in normal tap water and salty water.
Let’s have a quick look at how you can cut down big sheets of MDF without using a track saw. In this video I’m just using a battery operated circular saw and a piece of wood as a guide.
Let’s have a quick look at one of the most basic skills if you want to work with wood or make just about anything – how to use a tape measure properly! I’m forever seeing people using this simple tool wrongly and in this video I want to address the most common mistake I see – the difference between taking inside and outside measurements.