Trustco Toolbox

October 17, 2019 Nigel 0

I walked into the hardware store in Frome and saw this Trustco toolbox. Made from a thicker grade of steel and painted to a high finish, this feels like a really high quality product. This [more…]

Sanding Blocks

October 12, 2019 Nigel 0

An article about sanding blocks feels like nonsense until you realise just how useful they are. The cork block is the starting point and one of the must have items in any toolbox. The next [more…]

Abrasive, Diamond, Emery and Sandpaper

October 12, 2019 Nigel 0

Abrasive, Diamond, Emery and Sandpaper. There are lots of different types and forms of abrasives that we use in engineering and model engineering. A very hard, brittle, heat-resistant substance that is used to grind the [more…]

Bentley BR2

Les Chenery

October 6, 2019 Nigel 0

Whilst walking around the Shuttleworth Collection I came across a display cabinet with a number of engines built by Les Chenery. The I thought I just have to add a post and share the images [more…]