Wood is a beautiful material. You’d be hard pressed to find a home in which wood does not feature somewhere. Wooden furniture and surfaces made with traditional methods really does set wood apart though, creating unique pieces that exemplify craftsmanship,
Workshopshed: A typically British summer this year, alternating between strong sun and damp weather. It’s not the best conditions for your equipment and tools so our latest guest author has provided some thoughts on keeping your power tools in tip
I do like working with a wide range of materials but there’s a few that I don’t know that much about. One that I’d like to experiment with a bit more is concrete. Priority Plant a top tools manufacturer to
A slightly different guest post today but it’s a topic that’s close to my heart so thought it should have a forum to speak 2015 is the 50th anniversary of the UK’s promise to adopt the metric system, we believe
I’d been discussing workbenches with my Dad who’s just setting up a new workshop after a house move so I asked Brandon from Solid Wood Designs in New Zealand what he thought the basic fundamentals were for creating a workbench.
Following a chat on twitter, I asked Patrick Andrews if he could provide some insight into how inventions and ideas could be commercialised. Ok, the first thing is to try to stop using the word “commercialisation”, because that is a
Welding can be very dangerous, there are numerous hazards to try and avoid and lots of ways to get hurt. The amount of risk depends on the type of welding you are doing, as some welding techniques involve more hazardous
Given the time of year, I decided to ask an expert about how to minimise rusting in the workshop through the autumn and winter. I emailed model engineering author and ex-MEW editor, Harold Hall and he kindly replied with a