​Solving the jigsaw piece puzzle

Easily overcoming common kitchen installation issues In 2015, over 594,000 people in the UK spent more than £4,000 on a fitted kitchen . Here John Cove, marketing manager at  power tool accessories  and hand tool specialist, Starrett, explains how contractors can make the most of…

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Dual CutJigsaw bladepower tool acccessories

Jan272017



Powerful cutting on the move

Starrett adds lightweight, portable bench top band saw to product range Band saw blade and machine specialist Starrett has added a new bench top band saw machine to its extensive range. The  S1105  saw has been designed to be lighter and more portable than others in…

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Portablebandsaw machine

Jan272017



Everyday ergonomics

Metrology for the modern market If you ever stay at the Grand Hyatt hotel in San Francisco, don’t be alarmed to receive a note from the staff advising you that the 35-story skyscraper may creak and sway in the wind. Even Dubai’s mountainous Burj Khalifa, weighing half a million tonnes, can…

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force measurementmaterial testing

Jan232017



Top five hole saw hacks

The challenges tradespeople face and how to overcome them The materials and technologies in our homes and commercial buildings are advancing rapidly. While this is great news for designers and engineers, it poses challenges for tradespeople responsible for fitting new projects and…

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debris collectordiamond holesawhole enlargementholesaw

Jan182017



Diamond grit hole saws are a girl’s best friend

  The rise of female tradespeople in the UK  The number of female tradespeople in the UK is on the rise. According to a recent report by  The Guardian , a study of 10,000 trades people showed that women now represent almost six percent of the UK’s working builders,…

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diamond holesaw

Jan182017