1. 7 Common Uses for Pressure Washers

    7 Common Uses for Pressure Washers

    When people think of pressure washers, they usually associate the tool with cleaning cars. In fact, there are many uses of a pressure washer, making them a great addition to your power tool collection. For the tough cleaning jobs, when soap and water just won’t cut it, a pressure washer will be your new best friend. Keep reading to find out 7 areas of your home you can deep clean with a pressure w ...

  2. What Are the Different Kinds of Garden Power Tools?

    What Are the Different Kinds of Garden Power Tools?

    Whether you’re a professional landscaper or a newbie home gardener, it’s important to be prepared with the right equipment. Sometimes handheld tools just don’t cut the mustard – or the hedges – and it might be time to up your game with garden power tools. They could make it easier to create the landscape of your dreams. So, here a are a few garden essentials to stick in your shed... Lawn mower P ...

  3. 6 Essential Types of Personal Protective Equipment

    6 Essential Types of Personal Protective Equipment

    Whether it’s keeping yourself or your employees safe, you need to ensure you’ve got the right types of personal protection equipment (PPE). Safety includes instructions, training and supervision, but this can all be next-to-useless without the correct personal protective equipment. So, this post will look at the six essential things you need to keep yourself protected at work. 1. Respiratory prot ...

  4. 4 Tops Tips for Perfect Planing on Difficult Wood

    4 Tops Tips for Perfect Planing on Difficult Wood

    Planing wood doesn’t have to be difficult. But when you’re working with tricky materials or unusual conditions, it can certainly become that way. You can soon find yourself putting in far too much time and effort. Don’t worry – our guide can help. Read on for 4 quick and easy tips to achieve perfect planing without the extra effort. 1. Prepare the wood When you’re working with thicker wood, it’s ...

  5. World Cup Deals

    World Cup Deals

    The Group Stages. If you're a big football fan or simply enjoy the feel-good factor of supporting your own country, there's no hiding from the fact, one of the biggest sporting events of the year has begun! The World Cup 2018 kicked off last Friday 15th June and the finalists will play head-to-head a month later, on Sunday 15th July 2018. At My Tool Shed we are celebrating with some extra speci ...

  6. New Bosch for May 2018

    New Bosch for May 2018

    NEW for May 2018 - Cordless Bosch power tools are here! Bosch are a household name that are recognised for developing electricals of excellent quality. Known for their innovative and widespread portfolio across domestic appliances, they have developed a professional range of trade-trusted power tools using their experitise and best-in-class technology to give the user optimum power, precision and ...

  7. Best Mitre Saws  2018

    Best Mitre Saws 2018

    Shopping around for your first Mitre Saw can be a bit of a minefield and understanding the key features or applications of each machine is essential to getting the best saw for your money. A Brief Explanation of Mitre Saws Mitre Saws exist to perform those complex jobs, for repeated accurate and precise cuts in a variety of tasks. Spring can be a popular time in the Decorating / Kitching Fitti ...

  8. How to restore an Internal Door

    How to restore an Internal Door

    If you're thinking of replacing an internal door because the paint has tired, there could be a more cost-effective option. Stripping and sanding the surface could bring the existing door back to life and even give you a blank canvas for a colour change. There are 2 ways to strip old paint from a wooden door. 1. Use a chemical paint stripper. Apply the stripper with an old paint brush liberal ...

  9. Keep cool with Makita and Dewalt

    Keep cool with Makita and Dewalt

    Without a doubt the stackable tool box system has proved a big hit with tradesman carrying heavy loads on to work sites. When you're working with this system and a trolley - transporting your power tools anywhere feels effortless. In fact, many trademans are proud to show off their collection of boxes. Plus each box gives added protection to your machines. Stacked away into the right kit box makes ...

  10. How to make a Bird Feeder

    How to make a Bird Feeder

    We've scoured the net for some easy-to-build projects with some excellent DIY hacks, leaving you with change in your pocket. Here's our first fantastic idea to get you started. You can get inspired with more creative ideas on our Pinterest page here. Bird Feeder Find a good sized wooden log. Cut the ends off square with a mitre saw. Using a band saw slice off two discs from each end approx 3/4 ...