A sawbuck (or sawhorse) is a stand that is used for cutting or chainsawing wood and logs into manageable pieces that will fit into your fireplace or wood burning stove. To date, when chainsawing wood, it’s involved me bending over and cutting logs on the ground or placing branches on a tree stump, neither of which are particularly safe practice
When we moved into our house there was a small room under the staircase that my wife very cleverly converted into a linen cupboard.
Removing the shower and basin units has been relatively easy as part of our bathroom gut job. Having not done this kind of thing before, removing the ceramic floor tiles has posed several challenges. As with most things though, it just requires some strategic thinking and the right tools.
When working on DIY projects that make a lot of mess and dust inside the house, we try to keep things as contained and clean as possible. When gutting our master bathroom, we’ve had to cut into plasterboard and tiles, which is very messy and dusty work, and I can’t emphasise what an invaluable asset Read More…
When we moved into our new property, we inherited a small wood supply consisting of offcuts and small logs from the previous owners. We have two wood burning stoves inside the house, and we needed a tool that would allow us to cut some of the logs so that they would fit in our Chesney stoves.
Last week Friday, as we were heading to bed, we discovered water leaking through our hallway ceiling. Leaks of this nature are scary. We turned the stopcock off, but the leak persisted. Upon checking the central heating pressure, it was through the roof. We turned our heating off and bled some radiators to get the pressure down. It worked.