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Building An Oast House – Part 2

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Dan Cox continues his work on the Kentish oast house project. Check out Dan’s Roofing Square: https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk __________________________ More info on oast houses: The Hop Farm Country Park at Beltring. 🔗 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hop_Farm The story behind those weird oast house buildings all over Kent and Sussex 🔗 https://www.kentlive.news/news/kent-news/full-story-behind-those-weird-3887160 A history and description of English Oast houses 🔗 http://www.geograph.org.uk/article/Oast-Houses Enjoy a nice …

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Building An Oast House – Part 1

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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 …

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

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Find your MP: https://members.parliament.uk/FindYourMP Find your Police and Crime Commissioner: https://www.apccs.police.uk/find-your-pcc MP letter template: https://skill-builder.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/MP_Letter.rtf 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 …

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

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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: https://www.mybuilder.com/profile/view/meadvale_builders Tel: 01737 227009

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How To Install Korniche Bi-folding Doors

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Designed to perfection, these bi-folding doors are a joy to install and use. 🔗 https://www.korniche.co.uk/bi-fold-doors 🔗 https://www.madefortrade.co 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 …

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Watch This Video if You Have a Gas Boiler

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Martyn Bridges from Worcester Bosch Group returns to talk about the future of gas boilers with Roger. Worcester Bosch Boilers 🔗 https://www.worcester-bosch.co.uk/products/boilers Worcester Bosch Heat Pumps 🔗 https://www.worcester-bosch.co.uk/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. …

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Which is better, OSB or Plywood?

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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 …

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Kitchen Refurbishment – 7 Day Makeover

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Roger follows a kitchen refurbishment project with a new group of tradesmen. Meadvale Builders 🔗 https://www.mybuilder.com/profile/view/meadvale_builders Reigate Plasterers 🔗 https://reigateplasterers.co.uk Surrey Kitchen Installations 🔗 http://www.surreykitcheninstallation.co.uk Stonefish Mosaics Floor Tiling Specialist 🔗 http://stonefishmosaics.co.uk Good Wood Floors 🔗 https://www.goodwoodfloors.co.uk

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Keyfix Cavity Tray – Solving the Non-combustible Challenge

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Roger demonstrates the Keyfix Non-combustible Cavity Tray System. https://keyfix.com 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 …

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How To Cut Insulation Board Perfectly Straight

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Check out our 2-minute tip playlist. ▶ https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvRh7uimDQff-H-QD6ZzIxEMrjDnFsots Roger shows us how he likes to cut PIR board or PUR board 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: https://amzn.to/3kPzh7a 🛒 Festool ISC 240 + Batteries: https://amzn.to/36cQPWK 🛒 Festool ISC 240 …

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Battery Powered Nailers ~ DeWalt v Milwaukee v HiKOKI

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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

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HELP! Our Houses Are Falling Down

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Mica Action Group : https://www.micaactiongroup.com Paddy Diver : https://twitter.com/PaddyDiver4 Official Twitter : https://twitter.com/micaactiongroup FACEBOOK ========= Mica Action Group https://www.facebook.com/Micaactiongroup 100% Redress NO LESS! https://www.facebook.com/groups/297785338568131 YOUTUBE ======== https://www.youtube.com/c/MicaActionGroupDonegal 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 …

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

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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: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 Roofing Squares Compared: https://youtu.be/7qlQW3j6OIQ 🎬 How to Make a Tusk Tenon Joint Like a Pro: https://youtu.be/osoItQj_blw _________________________________________________________________ …

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Why Do You Have Condensation in Your New Roof?

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ROGER RECOMMENDS: Cromar Vent 3 high-performance breathable roof underlay ▶ https://www.cromarbuildingproducts.com/products/vent3 DuPont Tyvek Supro Breather Membrane ▶ https://bit.ly/3cjJoyH Klober Permo Air Vapour Permeable Air Breathable Roof Underlay ▶ https://klober.co.uk/product/pitched-roofing/membranes/permo-air Thermafleece Breather Membrane 100gsm ▶ https://bit.ly/3nosZ2s

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Why Do Diamond Blades Sometimes Not Cut? With CorePlus

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Sponsored by CorePlus Specialist Diamond Cutting Blades. ▶ Discover more with CorePlus: https://core-plus.co.uk About CorePlus As specialists in diamond cutting, CorePlus offers a comprehensive range of Diamond Cutting Blades, Dry Diamond Core Drill Bits, Diamond Tile Drill Bits and Diamond Hole Saws. The product ranges utilise the very latest design innovations and technological advancements in diamond cutting. The easiest to …

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How To Fit A Shower Tray So It’s Watertight – Extension #37

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Roger and James fit a Mira Flight shower tray, confident that it’ll be leak-free for many years. ▶ https://www.mirashowers.co.uk/shower-trays Classi Seal Flexible Waterproof Upstand 🛒 https://amzn.to/3kwa6ss Everbuild Aquaseal Waterproof Tanking Membrane 🛒 https://amzn.to/30m5372 OB1 Multi-Surface Sealant & Adhesive 🛒 https://amzn.to/3c5snIv _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 …

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