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03 Mar, 2017

Construction toys – vehicles and plant

Posted by: Geoff Davis In: Education|Toys

Found this toy in the kid’s toy box – a rather nice chunky tipper truck at about 1/72 scale or a bit smaller. Interesting graphics, placed in a factory in China presumably. We have a great section on educational toys with construction themes such as Lego, Betta Bilda, SimCity, and more. Have a look at […]

FREE BUILDING DIY APP and FILES I have made some useful files for my free white board app ‘Notes Story Board v 2.2’. Get this for free here now > Special summer offer, usual cost £1.99. What is it? Easy to use zooming ‘any size’ whiteboard app for Windows and Apple Mac* Load text files, […]

Water in the morning, if required. Especially water any newly planted shrubs, plants etc. If anything is getting too overcrowded, separate out (bulbs etc). Plenty of growth and flowering going on, have to take off the dead heads when needed. Add supports for any tall growing plants. Vegetable gardens going strong. Keep an eye out […]

The SelfBuild and Design Show Don’t miss this show, on this weekend. Free tickets are still available from the link below. Are you about to start a refurb a building, or start a conversion or doing some remodeling? Learn all about renovating a home, and all house renovation and home design projects. Self-building – start […]

This show is on Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 September, at Westpoint, Exeter, UK. Various seminars are lined up with eco green build experts: Saturday 8th 11.30am Ross Stokes SelfBuild & Design Magazine A beginner’s guide to self build Simple introduction from someone who has built and renovated properties, and is also a journalist. 12.30pm […]

There is a new ‘web portal’ for all things self-build. This is created by The National Self Build Association (NaSBA). It is independent of Government and has Kevin McCloud on the front. Bit short on actual advice. In Technical Documents, there is one pdf on Health and Safety in the Workplace. Information is general, as […]

The National Home Improvement Show is at Earls Court 1, Warwick Rd, London, SW5 9TA. Friday 30 September – Sunday 2 October 2011 Friday 30 September 10:00 – 17.00 Saturday 1 October 10:00 – 17.00 Sunday 2 October 10:00 – 17.00 Ticketas are 8 UKP or 12 UKP on the door, see this link: Tickets […]

Exhibition and Advice on Feed-In Tariffs and Renewable Heat Incentives Location: The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, off M4 in Swindon When: Saturday 16th July 2011 10.00am to 5pm Tickets are free in advance Find out about recent Government changes to tariffs, ratings etc. Many experts will be there including David Hilton and reps […]

This weekend in Esher, Surrey, exhibition for all DIY and Builders. Make the most of this weekend and the most of your home at The Homebuilding & Renovating Show, Surrey! When? THIS Weekend! Join us Saturday 10am – 5pm & Sunday 10am – 4.30pm Where? A venue close to home: Sandown Park Race Course, Esher […]

On 16th – 17th April 2011 is another exciting event at The National Self Build & Renovation Centre in Swindon, off the M4 junction 16. Coming soon, 3 weeks away, this event is a practical guide to what to do to renovate, refurbish and generally spring build your home. With 200 exhibitors, many workshops and […]


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