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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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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 is very handy for all sorts of DIY jobs

Advantages: It is handy and clamps well and is strong and stable
Disadvantages: None

I have a very useful Black and Decker Workbench and my model is WM 825 but there are other models you can buy. I think mine might be the middle of the range. It is like a vice on little legs and it is very handy. It is very heavy to carry about though ...

randy_edith 22.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Black & Decker Workmate WM825

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That's not a knife...no,it's a multifunctional tool

Advantages: good quality, good tool selection
Disadvantages: tweezers and toothpick easy to loose

The Knife Over the years I have owner a large range of swiss army knifes used for travelling, garening and as a general tool around the house. I have owned the tiny little ones which are great for trimming nails and several of the larger version ...

Chrisheels 24.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Victorinox Outrider Red Lock Blade Swiss Army Knife 14 Functions 09023

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