Apprentice Builder

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  • PipeSnug: A Simple Fix

    Professional Builder discovers that for two inventors pipe dreams really do come true! We caught up with Chris Burdett and Alex Lever on a site in Harpend ...

  • Roger Bisby Goes for a Walk with Solid Gear Footwear

    I took these Apollo Solid Gear safety boots through airport security and, even though I knew the fibreglass toe caps wouldn't ring any alarm bells, I thou ...

  • Review: Blaklader Workwear

    Professional Builder went caving with some Blåkläder workwear to test how ‘extreme’ it really is. We at Professional Builder decided it wouldn’t be fair t ...

  • Review: Festool Circular Saw

    Our favourite carpenter Tirbhavan ‘Tibby’ Singh Chodha has an exclusive lead on Festool’s HKC 55 Cordless Portable Circular Saw. One problem we face on a ...

  • Nest Cam: Roger Bisby Installs

    When I first heard the term 'Nest Cam' I thought we were talking about something rigged up by Springwatch to check the progress of fledglings. I had, of c ...

  • Eclisse Pocket Doors

    Pocket doors are increasing in popularity in the UK but there are still quite a few people, builders included, who are not that familiar with them, and ot ...

  • Roger Bisby Hangs With a JigTech Pro

    Roger Bisby is beating a path to the door with Dale Hardware’s JigTech Pro. Door hanging is one of those jobs that never seems to go fast enough. Devices ...

  • An ‘Extract’ Science: Fein’s Dust Extractors

    Nathan Ford, Application Specialist at Fein, offers his 10 top tips on choosing your next dust extractor. When you work in the trade, choosing a dust extr ...