Building An Oast House – Part 2

building an oast house part 2 youtube thumbnail

Dan Cox continues his work on the Kentish oast house project. Check out Dan’s Roofing Square: __________________________ More info on oast houses: The Hop Farm Country Park at Beltring. 🔗 The story behind those weird oast house buildings all over Kent and Sussex 🔗 A history and description of English Oast houses 🔗 Enjoy a nice …

Read More »

Building An Oast House – Part 1

building an oast house part 1 youtube thumbnail

Skill Builder meets Grand Designs as Roger Bisby joins Dan Cox on his exciting Kentish oast house project. What is an oast house? An oast, oast house or hop kiln is a building designed for kilning (drying) hops as part of the brewing process. They can be found in most hop-growing (and former hop-growing) areas and are often good examples …

Read More »

Sick of Tool Theft? Watch This & Join The Fight!

sick of tool theft watch this join the fight youtube thumbnail

Find your MP: Find your Police and Crime Commissioner: MP letter template: MP LETTER TEMPLATE (copy and paste) *********************************** Dear [INSERT NAME OF MP] I would like to bring to your attention a national crime wave that is affecting a great many trades people, causing many to go out of business or suffer mental health problems. The …

Read More »

How to Lay a Real Brick Path (with a laugh)

how to lay a real brick path with a laugh youtube thumbnail

Roger visits Meadvale Builders – how to install a traditional real brick path. Extension with Meadvale Builders coming soon, hit subscribe – don’t miss it. Check out Meadvale Builders: Tel: 01737 227009

Read More »

How To Install Korniche Bi-folding Doors

how to install korniche bi folding doors youtube thumbnail

Designed to perfection, these bi-folding doors are a joy to install and use. 🔗 🔗 WHY KORNICHE? Precision. Simplicity. Beauty. The engineering pedigree behind Korniche’s roof lanterns and bi-folding doors makes it easy for you to elevate the design of your construction or renovation project. Driven by perfection. Because they understand that there is no such thing as …

Read More »

Watch This Video if You Have a Gas Boiler

watch this video if you have a gas boiler youtube thumbnail

Martyn Bridges from Worcester Bosch Group returns to talk about the future of gas boilers with Roger. Worcester Bosch Boilers 🔗 Worcester Bosch Heat Pumps 🔗 A heat pump is a relatively new technology in the UK although they are widely used in Scandinavia and many parts of Europe where there is an abundance of renewably sourced electricity. …

Read More »

Which is better, OSB or Plywood?

which is better osb or plywood youtube thumbnail

Roger compares OSB 3 board and plywood and gives his opinion on the best option. OSB board vs Plywood (from Champion Timber) OSB board and plywood are both hugely popular sheeting materials used in modern-day property builds. Whether they’re being used in wall sheathing, flooring or roofs, they both have their own particular suitability and also their own downfalls. So …

Read More »

Kitchen Refurbishment – 7 Day Makeover

kitchen refurbishment 7 day makeover youtube thumbnail

Roger follows a kitchen refurbishment project with a new group of tradesmen. Meadvale Builders 🔗 Reigate Plasterers 🔗 Surrey Kitchen Installations 🔗 Stonefish Mosaics Floor Tiling Specialist 🔗 Good Wood Floors 🔗

Read More »

Keyfix Cavity Tray – Solving the Non-combustible Challenge

keyfix cavity tray solving the non combustible challenge youtube thumbnail

Roger demonstrates the Keyfix Non-combustible Cavity Tray System. ABOUT KEYFIX Keyfix is setting new standards in the delivery of Non-combustible Cavity Tray Systems for projects requiring Document B compliance in buildings utilising steel frame systems in the external cavity. The innovative non-combustible A1 fire rated Cavity Tray system is a practical solution to provide DPC protection over lintels, masonry …

Read More »

How To Cut Insulation Board Perfectly Straight

how to cut insulation board perfectly straight youtube thumbnail

Check out our 2-minute tip playlist: ▶ Roger shows us how he likes to cut PIR boards or PUR boards with perfectly straight edges without using expensive power tools. If you’re happy to spend the money, check out the Festool ISC 240. 🛒 Festool ISC 240 Basic: 🛒 Festool ISC 240 + Batteries: 🛒 Festool ISC 240 …

Read More »

Battery Powered Nailers ~ DeWalt v Milwaukee v HiKOKI

battery powered nailers dewalt v milwaukee v hikoki youtube thumbnail

The Milwaukee M18 FFN, DeWalt DCN692N and HiKOKI NR1890DC framing nailers are out for review on-site for feedback from real builders who use nailers every day. Will they be willing to swap their Paslode gas nailers for the latest battery-powered machines? Framing nailer specs: Milwaukee M18 FFN

Read More »

HELP! Our Houses Are Falling Down

help our houses are falling down youtube thumbnail

Mica Action Group : Paddy Diver : Official Twitter : FACEBOOK ========= Mica Action Group 100% Redress NO LESS! YOUTUBE ======== ABOUT ====== The Mica Action Group are concerned Donegal homeowners who have come together, following observation of unusual and severe cracking problems to their houses. The group are seeking to secure a full …

Read More »

The End Is Nigh (hopefully not for James) – Extension #38

the end is nigh hopefully not for james extension 38 youtube thumbnail

James isn’t feeling great this week, so it’s a good job he’s got plenty of help. _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: 🎬 6 Roofing Squares Compared: 🎬 How to Make a Tusk Tenon Joint Like a Pro: _________________________________________________________________ …

Read More »