What is OK sauce?

You’ve probably seen this on the menu of your local Chinese hundreds of times, but what is OK sauce? And while you may think this sauce is a Chinese import...

How to change a coping saw blade

So you’ve bought a new coping saw, hopefully after reading our best coping saw guide, and got to using it. In fact, you’ve had such a good time with it,...

How to lift floorboards

This is a question people ask me all the time, how do you lift a floorboard without completely destroying it? Over the years of working as a professional joiner, I...

Who invented the coping saw?

A coping saw is a bow saw with a large U-shaped handle used to cut intricate shapes and mainly for coping skirting boards. It is a useful and versatile tool,...

What is a coping saw used for?

If you have ever laid skirting board or any moulding for that matter then you will have, (or maybe wished you had!) used a coping saw. But what is a...

Cheapest way to heat a garage

With the cold days coming in fast, you may well be thinking of the best way to heat your garage, with electricity and gas prices at the moment everyone is...

Harpic Power Plus Review

When bleach just doesn’t cut it you need to bring out the big guns. We have moved into a new workshop recently and the toilet was as expected. Brown, very...

Cillit Bang black mould remover review

Either the wife has been nagging you, or your new lady friend is coming round, and you don’t want her to know just how much of a scruffy bugger you...

Best Stanley Knife Holder

For those of you who always need your Stanley knife to hand but never seem to be able to find it, a Stanley knife holder will be your saviour. These...

Best Stanley Knife

The humble Stanley knife, the box opening, strap cutting, little piece of design excellence. The Stanley knife has become a staple of British toolboxes since the 1920s. If you are...

How to change a hacksaw blade

Hacksaw blades can need changing quite often depending on what you cut, but how do you change a hacksaw blade. We have created a video and photo guide below to...

What is a junior hacksaw used for?

As the name suggests a junior hacksaw is the little brother of the hacksaw. A junior hacksaw is a small, simple saw with a tensioned blade. They are mainly used...