This month the UKToolCentre asked me to write them an article for their blog. Given they were a tool company I got thinking about what tools I had and if I had a favourite. After a bit of a think I concluded that I did not have a favorite as every tool does a different job but I did have some tools that I’d had for a very long time.
The tools I’ve had the longest are those for working with electronics, so I’ve got a 25 year old pair of pliers and an equally old set of wire cutters. I did have a soldering iron at a young age too but that eventually had to be replaced.
You can read the rest of my thoughts on wirestrippers over at the UkToolCentre blog.
[…] I managed a few interviews this year, a high tech interview with Australian Space invader builder Victor Coleiro. Wooden Bike and Rammed Earth Expert Michael Thompson told me about his building and bike projects. Blacksmith and Etsy shop team Sam and Melanie from Sams Welding told about the interesting items in their shop. I also wrote a short article for UKToolCentre on wire strippers. […]