• Portable tools for city-based tradespeople

    If you live and work in a city like London, you might feel as if you spend half your working week stuck i ...

    If you live and work in a city like London, you might feel as if you spend half your working week stuck in traffic. This is why Milwaukee introduced the M12 range and Packout system, which tradespeopl ...

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  • Tool talk with Festool: post-purchase care

    Daryl Townsend, Service Manager at Festool, looks at the importance of having a strong service plan in pl ...

    Daryl Townsend, Service Manager at Festool, looks at the importance of having a strong service plan in place, to reduce on site disruption when power tools malfunction. festool.co.uk ...

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  • Draper Tools celebrates 100 years

    Congratulations to Draper Tools for reaching 100 years in business Established in 1919 by Bert Draper, Dr ...

    Congratulations to Draper Tools for reaching 100 years in business Established in 1919 by Bert Draper, Draper Tools is run today by the fourth generation of the family. It has a well-established reput ...

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  • The trades love talking about tools

    This week's #TradesTalk chat on Twitter was all about tools. Tradespeople from around the UK (and beyond) ...

    This week's #TradesTalk chat on Twitter was all about tools. Tradespeople from around the UK (and beyond) join in the #TradesTalk Twitter chat and this week record numbers got involved to talk all thi ...

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  • Pocket spirit level from Hultafors Tools

    Mini pocket spirit levels have been added to the range of levelling and marking equipment from Hultafors ...

    Mini pocket spirit levels have been added to the range of levelling and marking equipment from Hultafors Tools. The new levels feature clear-focus, crush-proof vials for levelling work in tight spaces ...

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  • The story of Quadsaw

    Professional Builder hears the remarkable story of Quadsaw inventor Michael Sebhatu. As any prospective i ...

    Professional Builder hears the remarkable story of Quadsaw inventor Michael Sebhatu. As any prospective inventor will know, successfully bringing a product to market requires huge levels of determinat ...

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  • New cordless impact drivers from Bosch

      Bosch Professional has introduced two new 18-Volt cordless impact drivers that are flexible and ef ...

      Bosch Professional has introduced two new 18-Volt cordless impact drivers that are flexible and efficient in confined spaces and hard-to-reach areas. The Bosch GDR 18V-200 C Professional and th ...

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  • Meet the new Bosch Rangefinder

    How does the latest Bosch Rangefinder measure up? Professional Builder’s Lee Jones finds out. Many trades ...

    How does the latest Bosch Rangefinder measure up? Professional Builder’s Lee Jones finds out. Many tradesmen may still trust in a tape measure, whilst some might use their eye and the benefit of exper ...

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  • Research shows most power tool users would go cordless

      Research conducted as part of the launch of the HiKOKI Power Tools brand (formerly Hitachi Power T ...

      Research conducted as part of the launch of the HiKOKI Power Tools brand (formerly Hitachi Power Tools) has looked into the reasons why UK tradespeople use cordless power tools. HiKOKI spoke to ...

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  • Review: Makita JV102D Jigsaw

    Tibby Singh Chodha gets jiggy with Makita’s new JV102D Jigsaw. Makita's new JV102D 10.8V Cordless CXT Bru ...

    Tibby Singh Chodha gets jiggy with Makita’s new JV102D Jigsaw. Makita's new JV102D 10.8V Cordless CXT Brushless Jigsaw is now on the market. However, I was initially puzzled by its odd shape, but had ...

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