Gosforth Handyman

Wherever you are in the world, a very warm welcome to Gosforth Handyman – the UK’s favourite property maintenance channel! On this site you’ll find everything from property repair help through to product tests, woodworking projects and much more. There’s even some videos that might help you set up your own little workshop.

My aim is to pass on some of the tips and experience I’ve picked up over the years of making stuff and running a business. Whether you’re an experienced trades person or just enjoy some weekend DIY, hopefully you’ll find this site useful, entertaining and perhaps it will even give you some inspiration to make something for yourself! Don’t forget to Subscribe on YouTube!

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Products I Use

Our Little Shop – Woodworking Plans & Merch

Welcome to our own little shop! A few Gosforth Handyman branded keepsakes, personally sourced, stocked and delivered by us – metric only tape measures, pencils, stickers, high quality woodworking plans and more. By buying from us direct you’re doing your bit to support small local businesses rather than giant conglomerates. Thank you!

Gosforth Handyman Shop

Awesome Joinery & Maker T-Shirts

By popular demand there’s now a full range of joinery, carpentry and maker clothing on Teespring. T-shirts, hoodies and much more. If you’re a woodworker, maker or want to find the perfect present for the important person in your life you might find it here! Orders are fulfilled by Teespring – worldwide shipping.

Awesome Maker T-Shirts

Tools & Products I Use

I’m often asked what joinery, carpentry & woodworking tools are used in my videos so here’s a list to help you find some of them. These orders are all handled directly via Amazon / Ebay etc.:

Tools and Products I Use

Obviously some of the tools I use are old and you can’t buy them any more, so I’ve tried to find equivalent newer models where possible, or models I’d consider purchasing when tools finally give up the ghost. Hope you find this useful!

Articles

Essential Drill Bits

The only 16 drill bits you’ll ever need!

Are you stuck with hundreds of plastic library cassettes full of drill bits but whenever you open them the one ...
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How To Use a Tape Measure

How to use a Tape Measure

Learning how to use a tape measure properly is an essential life skill. I'm forever seeing people using this simple ...
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Sawdust

10 Ideas of what to do with Sawdust

This video is quite funny. I have no idea why it became so popular on YouTube! I just wanted to ...
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How Do You Paint Melamine

How to Paint Melamine?

Melamine or Melamine Faced Chipboard (MFC) can be a total nightmare to paint but in this article I'm going to ...
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Attach to Dot and Dab

How to attach ANYTHING to a Dot and Dab wall?

Dot and dab walls are hated by many and loved by few BUT in this article I'm going to be ...
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Wall Plug Anchor Tips

Tips for using Wall Plugs & Anchors in Solid Walls

The humble yellow, red or brown wall plug can take huge loads when used properly. A little while ago we ...
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