• Hitachi Bathtub Challenge

    We followed three teams – builders, plumbers and electricians –as they designed and built a bathtub vehic ...

    We followed three teams – builders, plumbers and electricians –as they designed and built a bathtub vehicle, powered by a single cordless DV18DSDL 18V 5.0Ah Hitachi combi drill. Now comes the action – ...

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  • Taken Short: JCB Keele Shorts

    Roger Bisby gets ready for the summer with the new JCB Keele shorts Summer is the time for getting your l ...

    Roger Bisby gets ready for the summer with the new JCB Keele shorts Summer is the time for getting your legs out to give them an airing unless of course you are a postman in which case you keep them o ...

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  • In a Tight Corner: Makita Angle Drill

    Roger Bisby has all the angles covered with Makita We have all seen examples of holes drilled through joi ...

    Roger Bisby has all the angles covered with Makita We have all seen examples of holes drilled through joists on an angle simply because the builder, plumber or electrician hadn’t got the tool for the ...

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  • Premier Diamond Products (PDP) Evocut Diamond Blade Time Trial

    The Evocut is a high end laser welded diamond blade that is designed to cut all types of reinforced and n ...

    The Evocut is a high end laser welded diamond blade that is designed to cut all types of reinforced and non reinforced concrete fast. In this video the Evocut is pitched in a time trial against a high ...

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  • Now You Can Even Make Tea with Your Makita

    Final-year design student at Brunel University London, Charlie Walter, is a dab hand on a building site b ...

    Final-year design student at Brunel University London, Charlie Walter, is a dab hand on a building site but soon spotted a glaring gap when it comes to making a builder’s favourite beverage on site. E ...

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  • Like a Flex Machine: Flex Giraffe Sander

    Roger Bisby tries out the Flex Giraffe sander I have now tried around five different makes of Giraffe san ...

    Roger Bisby tries out the Flex Giraffe sander I have now tried around five different makes of Giraffe sander and each subsequent model has refinements that have put it up one notch from the one before ...

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  • Turning The Screw: Stop Digging

    You can save yourself a “hole” lot of trouble thanks to a new type of fixing device. Warwickshire-based c ...

    You can save yourself a “hole” lot of trouble thanks to a new type of fixing device. Warwickshire-based company is launching a new way to install fences, decking and signposts without it claims, the n ...

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  • Big Winner At Irwin’s National Tradesman Day

    Mr Bartlett purchased an Irwin Jack Saw containing the winning registration code at his local Travis Perk ...

    Mr Bartlett purchased an Irwin Jack Saw containing the winning registration code at his local Travis Perkins branch, entitling him to the brand new car. He collected his prize at Brackley branch of th ...

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  • Festool Launches New Cordless Range

    The launch of Festool Unplugged sees the brand develop its cordless offering. The manufacturer claims tha ...

    The launch of Festool Unplugged sees the brand develop its cordless offering. The manufacturer claims that a combination of new 5.2Ah high-performance battery packs with brushless EC-TEC motors guaran ...

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  • DeWalt Multi-Tool

    Apprentice Builder products tester, Adrian Wintersgill multi-tasks with Dewalt After seeing a variety of ...

    Apprentice Builder products tester, Adrian Wintersgill multi-tasks with Dewalt After seeing a variety of Multi Tools over the years I was excited to test DeWalt’s new model, which I believe is a must ...

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