We Were Gobsmacked by This Young Carpenter

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Thanks to Eliot: https://www.instagram.com/ejd_carpentry Thanks to MTwo: https://www.instagram.com/mtwobuildingservices Dan Cox is working with Rob & Scott from MTwo Building Services and a new young apprentice carpenter, Eliot. SHOPPING LINKS 🛒 Dan’s Roofing Square: https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk 🛒 Tracer AMK1 Deep Pencil Marker: https://amzn.to/3nlVsEr 🛒 Makita GN900SE Gas Nailer: https://amzn.to/3DggA6y 🛒 Dead On Steel Milled Hammer: https://amzn.to/2QSzQ6B 🛒 Swanson 7-inch Speed Square: https://amzn.to/3jigG5M

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Protect Against Dampness in Walls with Drybase

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https://www.safeguardeurope.com/products/drybase/drybase-flex Roger is plastering a cellar wall and adds some extra damp proofing with Drybase from Safeguard. Drybase Flex A watertight low-profile sheet membrane for protection against dampness in walls without the need to drill and install plugs. The membrane is a 1.5 mm thick flexible polypropylene sheet with a fleeced surface on both sides. The two fleeces ensure good …

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Load Door Shield — Armour For Your Van

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Van Security Specialists – Worldwide Delivery and expert installation. https://www.sussexinstallations.co.uk Jeff shows us the Ford Transit Custom (2012-On) Side Load Door External Repair Shield. The problem? With a lot of Ford Transit Custom owners now upgrading their vans with deadlocks, hi-security drivers door locks & loom guards, a lot of theft can now be prevented. This is good news for …

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Roaming Roger (ranting on the move) ~ Episode 1

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Roger wanders around the Reigate area taking a look at various buildings and landmarks. We explore wall ties, anthracite windows, Reigate Stone, LBC bricks, tank stops and the home of Cliff Michelmore and Jean Metcalfe. It all ends with Roger’s old local, the Nutley Hall Pub, closing in 2013.

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Our Most Unusual Build

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YFOOD COMPLETE MEAL TASTER PACK – Use code “BUILDER10” for a 10% discount 🛒 https://bit.ly/skillbuilder_yfood Skill Builder meets Grand Designs as Roger Bisby joins Dan Cox on his exciting Kentish oast house project. SHOPPING LINKS 🛒 Dan’s Roofing Square: https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk 🛒 Tracer AMK1 Deep Pencil Marker: https://amzn.to/3nlVsEr 🛒 Makita GN900SE Gas Nailer: https://amzn.to/3DggA6y 🛒 Dead On Steel Milled Hammer: https://amzn.to/2QSzQ6B …

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Watch This Before You Buy a Woodburner

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The first 1,000 people to use this link will get a 1 month free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/skillbuilder02221 Roger takes a look at the problems with burning wood, chimneys and flues. Are you considering buying a wood-burning stove? What do the new rules mean for your fireplace? 🔗 https://hoa.org.uk/2021/11/wood-burning-stove Wood Burning Stoves 🔗 https://www.stovesareus.co.uk/stoves/wood-burning-stoves.html

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A Common Door Hanging Problem Sorted

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Dan’s Roofing Square: https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk See Dan at Toolfair – 29th & 30th March 2022 🔗 https://toolfair.info/exhibition/alexandra-palace/ Tactical Edition F-16 Nighthawk Finishing/Framing Hammer 🔗 https://www.kinetic-customs.com

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Heat Pump Bill a Third Higher Than Gas Boiler!

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Roger looks at the analysis of Ofgem figures by the Energy and Utilities Alliance. Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) 🔗 https://eua.org.uk Founded in 1905, the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) is a not-for-profit trade association that provides a leading industry voice to help shape the future policy direction within the sector. Roger discusses air source heat pumps on Radio 2 …

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Cracked Brick Wall – Should You Worry? ASB #32

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Send us your pictures and videos: http://skill-builder.uk/send Ask Skill Builder Playlist: https://bit.ly/3j7heJT In ASB#32, Tom King asks about a house he’s thinking of buying, but some cracks in the brickwork have got him concerned about the level of damage. Crack stitching could be the answer but Roger doesn’t think it’s a big issue.

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Builders’ Talk Group – Tool Theft Victim Support

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Roger discusses the ongoing tool theft crisis with Liz Gribbin from the Builders’ Talk Group. Van Security Talk Group: https://builderstalkgroup.com/van-talk-group/ Facebook Groups Builders’ Talk Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/Btgark Carpenters’ Talk Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/Woodisgooditsinyourblood Plasterers’ Talk Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/plastererstalkgroup Electricians’ Talk Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/Electricianstalk Plumbers’ Talk Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/Plumbertalk Decorators’ Talk Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/Decoratorstalkgroup About the Builders Talk Group Builders Talk Group is the only trade group run …

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