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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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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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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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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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Chisels that sound like they're made the South of Manchester

Advantages: Strong, sharp, good size, good handles that can with stand the hammering and made to last
Disadvantages: none really, although the price may be a bit high compared to some inferior chisels

Picture this. You’ve just bought a new 5 lever mortice lock for your door as the old one snapped for one reason or another. Or maybe just a simple tubular lock. But either way you know that the lock will need fitting. So you set about drilling out t ...

blissman70 14.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Marples M750 Splitproof Soft Touch Chisel

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