Tegan Foley

Tegan Foley  |  Feb 15, 2021  |  0 comments

Save the date (25-28 February 2021) – to ensure you don't miss the event of the year for tradespeople and DIY enthusiasts – FFX Tool Show – which this year will be held virtually online.

Tegan Foley  |  Feb 12, 2021  |  0 comments

If you are currently contemplating kickstarting a career in the woodworking industry, we can assure you that you have most certainly come to the right place! Join us, ToolFreak, as we talk to UK-based Woodworking wonder, Andrew Walker, who delves into great detail explaining his top tips and tricks for starting a successful career in this creative industry.

Tegan Foley  |  Feb 12, 2021  |  0 comments

Join us as we spring into March, bringing you a whole host of fantastic woodworking and woodturning content, hand-picked just for you.

Starting with our projects and turning section, we have some great picks for you, including this month's cover star, Peter Dunsmore's contemporary version of a traditional writing slope, which also includes a secret drawer as well as inlaid initials…

Tegan Foley  |  Feb 11, 2021  |  0 comments

A team of City College Plymouth students and staff worked together to build and paint a new visitor pod for residents of a nearby care facility. Residents of Abbeyfield House in Ivybridge can now safely enjoy visits from their loved ones thanks to the new visitors’ booth, which was delivered to the care home just in time for Christmas. 

Tegan Foley  |  Feb 10, 2021  |  0 comments

Robert Sorby has been accredited as a member of Made in Britain. The company's adoption of the official, protected mark (above right) will help buyers recognise its products as good quality, great value and British-made.

Tegan Foley  |  Feb 08, 2021  |  0 comments

If you have a piece of bare woodwork in your home whose colour tone is wrong for your decor, there's no need to put up with it. From furniture and cupboards to floors and doors, you can create a beautiful effect while leaving the natural beauty of the grain visible with the right wood dye.

Tegan Foley  |  Feb 08, 2021  |  0 comments

HiKOKI Power Tools UK has relaunched its popular and cost effective KC18DBFL2 and KC18DPL 18V Brushless Twin Pack Kits with 36V Multi Volt batteries. When running at 36V the BSL36A18 Multi Volt batteries have a capacity of 2.5A, and 5.0Ah at 18V, which means that the 36V battery packs have a capacity of more than 1,000W. 

Tegan Foley  |  Feb 08, 2021  |  0 comments

A third of companies and tradespeople (31%) who regularly hire apprentices feel that the program has been made harder due to the pandemic, as new ONS figures show a 30% drop in new construction apprentices between August and October 2020, compared to the same period the previous year. 

Tegan Foley  |  Feb 05, 2021  |  0 comments

Adhesives supplier Intertronics announces Born2Bond Repair, a patented gap-filling two part 'instant' adhesive and repair product, which offers excellent adhesion to a very broad range of materials and surfaces. The material combines the strength of an epoxy adhesive with the speed of an instant cyanoacrylate (CA). Born2Bond Repair has high bond strength, offers gap fill, cures hard and sandable, and is significantly faster than…

Tegan Foley  |  Feb 04, 2021  |  0 comments

West Dean College of Arts and Conservation has an international reputation for excellence and is a full partner of the University of Sussex. The online open days sessions cover a variety of subjects including Conservation Studies (Graduate Diploma and MA); Fine Art (Graduate Diploma and MFA); Art and Contemporary Crafts (Diploma); Art and Design (Foundation Diploma); Clocks, Metals, Furniture and Musical Instruments (Foundation Degree Arts,…