Share it…. As long ago as 1958 Thomas & Betts invented the cable tie for use in the aerospace industry, sadly they didn’t receive the Nobel Prize they so richly deserved for this tiny but wonderful piece of mass produced engineering. But, despite its name, the humble cable tie is a far more versatile bit
Share it…. No matter who the man in your life is, your brother, father, a long term partner or a new boyfriend, finding the perfect present at Christmas can seem like a long drawn out headache, and is the reason many men end up with novelty gifts or socks instead of what they really want.
Share it…. I don’t know about you, but I’m a bit of a sucker for a good tool rack. Or a toolbox, come to that. Does that make me eligible for a visit from the men in white coats? I don’t think so, though some may beg to differ. It’s not that I think tool
Share it…. With winter approaching and many of us fearing the worst, there has never been a better time to invest in a good tool kit for your home. Whether you buy or rent there are some essential items you need to see you through the winter and if we reach temperatures of minus thirty
Share it…. Let there be light By Rus Slater Interior designers often say that the lighting is one of the most important parts of the decor of a room and lighting has developed and evolved along with the technology available to us. Here is a little cautionary tale about fashionable lighting. The former owners of
Share it…. When a TV chef was asked the other day about his favourite kitchen appliance, it got me thinking about what I’d put forward as the diy or workshop tool I’d least like to be without. So, in the unlikely event that my luxury yacht (I wish) springs a leak, here, in no particular
Share it…. Some years ago I needed to strip a lot of old gloss paint from an oak staircase and so I invested in a fairly simple two power DIY hot air gun from Black and Decker. Coupled with a shave hook and several pints of elbow grease the paint came off cleanly, leaving the