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Bathroom Renovation #1 – Demolition & Rip Out

Bathroom Renovation #1 Demolition

The first episode of our new bathroom renovation series in association with Abacus bathrooms. Over the course of this video series, we will show you how to renovate a bathroom from start to finish. This is the demolition & rip out and demolition of the old bathroom before the new wet room can be built. Tools and materials used in …

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Stabila Precise Measurement at Toolfair

Stabila Precise Measurement

Another one of Robin’s favourite brands, STABILA. Find out why they’re so popular with trades. More from Stabila Standard spirit levels The best quality will prove its worth. Sooner or later. Every craftsman knows that not everything runs smoothly on the construction site. How good it is then when you can rely on the fact that your tools will not …

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Building an extension Part 6 – Installing joists and steels

Installing joists

In Part 6 of The Extension series, which follows the build of a side and rear extension, we see the joists and steels slotted into position in preparation for the removal of a load bearing wall at the back of the house. The wall is being knocked out to extend the existing kitchen and create a kitchen/diner on the ground …

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My Favourite Tools for Floor Laying

floor laying tools

Floor laying is a job that many builders hand over to the specialist but Roger Bisby explains why he is reluctant to kiss goodbye to what can be a good earner and shares his favourite tools for the job. My customer was fairly adamant that they didn’t want scotia or quadrant around the edge of their new oak flooring because …

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Skill Builder’s top videos of 2016

Skill Builder's top videos

There’s been lots happening on the Skill Builder YouTube channel in 2016; here’s a few highlights. Power tools In January 2016 we published the first part of the new 18v drill test which was first published in 2014. This time we split it into three parts looking at: Part 1 – batteries; Part 2 – flat bits; Part 3 – …

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Starlock accessory range review

Starlock range

Roger Bisby tries out the new Starlock range. It is fairly unusual to see rival power-tool companies collaborating in research and development but Bosch and Fein linked up to develop the Starlock system for their oscillating tools. It is an attempt to do what the SDS drill bit did for hammer drills, in other words a simple click lock system …

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