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Not so much a work bench, more a plant pot holder

Advantages: cheap, nice design and lightweight
Disadvantages: pretty flimsy and therefore not safe enough for working on

I’m a bit of a DIYer and like to have as much useful equipment around me to help me do that DIY as easy and as safely as possible, such as power tools for those heavier jobs to hand tools for the more, shall we say, delicate jobs.But one little tool ...

blissman70 14.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Silverline Work Bench TB01

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Hard to reach places

Advantages: stainless steel hardwearing design
Disadvantages: none

My boyfriend does 'most' of the DIY in our home but occasionally I will dabble and try my hand at things. If I need something doing I am more than happy to have a go. We recently sorted out the cellar and organised all our tools and bits and pieces. The F ...

RosesAreRed1207 18.12.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Silverline Long Nose Pliers

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Cheap enough for the DIYer to get a good trade finish

Advantages: lightweight, accurate, good instructions
Disadvantages: easily damaged

The Silverline Worktop Jig is designed to produce accurate 'seamless' joints on kitchen worktops. Generally found when a kitchen worktop changes direction to form an 'L' shape. In order to acheive a professional join a kitchen fitter will use this type of ...

easyDIYhelp 09.06.2011 · Read full review
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A Cutting Issue

Advantages: Easy to hold, cuts easily, simple to change the blade
Disadvantages: This wouldn't be suitable for heavy duty cutting

...If you have a knife with snap-off blades in your toolbox it will probably be made by Silverline, a company who sell home DIY equipment at cheaper prices than their competitors. It is Silverline stocked in the small shop near to where I live so if me or m ...

alliewallie 21.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Silverline Snap-Off Blade Knife

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This can cope with cutting corners

Advantages: Easy to use, good head height, lightweight and a cracking price
Disadvantages: none really

If, like me, you like to do a bit of wood working DIY, dabbling in the art of carpentry, testing the waters making a fancy piece of furniture with so many curves and bends that it could have been made by the craftsman who made furniture for the Royal fami ...

blissman70 21.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Stanley Coping Saw

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