Robertson woodscrews

I mentioned that the vice I installed came with screws that use Robertson heads (see the picture below). I had not come across these before and while looking into them I came across an excellent article describing the baffling array of screw types available, including a potted history and a summary of the pros/cons of … Read more

Sketchup

… and how you can use it to plan your shed Sketchup was acquired by Google in 2006 when they were still a small startup without many customers but a brilliant product. Google immediately made a version of the software available for free (for non-commercial use), and over the following 6 years established a user … Read more