• New invention: The Remedial Hinge

    The Remedial Hinge could well open the door to a faster and more secure installation for chippies. Profes ...

    The Remedial Hinge could well open the door to a faster and more secure installation for chippies. Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to its inventor, Harry Radford. Whilst builders might work wit ...

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  • New invention: Matey Measure

    Professional Builder’s Lee Jones hears about a simple but effective tool from south coast builder, Stephe ...

    Professional Builder’s Lee Jones hears about a simple but effective tool from south coast builder, Stephen Capon Measure twice and cut once might be the old adage, but there are times when your trusty ...

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  • Carpenter Gary Nicholls NEW scribing tool

    The business of building is nothing if not a daily exercise in problem solving, and when an answer is not ...

    The business of building is nothing if not a daily exercise in problem solving, and when an answer is not to hand then the trades are adept at fashioning their own. Most of the time these bespoke tool ...

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  • Inventors’ corner: Klip_Ez

    Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to inventor and tradesman David Brewer about Klip_Ez, a new device ...

    Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to inventor and tradesman David Brewer about Klip_Ez, a new device for marking and cutting board material. A builder’s lot on site can often be a solitary one, a ...

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  • Inventors’ corner: Space-Plug

    The Space-Plug might have originally been developed to fit kitchen base units, but since then it is a pro ...

    The Space-Plug might have originally been developed to fit kitchen base units, but since then it is a product which has found a multitude of uses amongst the trades. Professional Builder’s Lee Jones t ...

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  • Inventors’ corner: Sneedle Props

    Sneedle Props is a structurally engineered single-sided system. ...

    Sneedle Props is a structurally engineered single-sided system. ...

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  • Inventors’ corner: Attic Eye

    Site manager and former carpenter Harry Degun talks to Professional Builder about his Attic Eye invention ...

    Site manager and former carpenter Harry Degun talks to Professional Builder about his Attic Eye invention. Sometimes you might not know that a problem exists until you share it. Bishop’s Stortford-bas ...

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  • Inventors’ corner: Holdalot

    Professional Builder meets plasterer Gary Hanmer, who has a new solution for site clean-up. When you’ve b ...

    Professional Builder meets plasterer Gary Hanmer, who has a new solution for site clean-up. When you’ve been waving at walls since as far back as 1987 you’ll inevitably have encountered all the perenn ...

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  • Inventors’ corner: GirdaGrips

    Professional Builder visits a builder who has come up with a solution to fireboarding an RSJ. Over the ye ...

    Professional Builder visits a builder who has come up with a solution to fireboarding an RSJ. Over the years, it’s become apparent that the vast majority of inventions that come to a builder are the r ...

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  • Inventors’ corner: SocketandSwitch Bead

    Professional Builder meets up with Pete Carter, a builder who has come up with a simple solution to a big ...

    Professional Builder meets up with Pete Carter, a builder who has come up with a simple solution to a big problem. A modern home is a complicated beast compared to the humble intentions with which hum ...

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