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Even though you may holiday in comfort in a caravan or motorhome, you don’t have to give up the pleasures of cooking in the great outdoors usually associated with roughing it. You just have to find the space in your recreational vehicle to stash a BBQ, and grilled meat, fish and veggies cooked outside in the fresh air can be on the menu every day. How about BBQ’d sausages for breakfast and toast with grill…

When you’re standing in front of a piece of wood spinning at up to 5,000rpm, the dangerous thing to do is to touch it with a blunt or non-specialist chisel. We bring you a review of the best lathe chisels for wood turning. These are chisels especially designed to safely remove bits of wood and to shape the spinning wood however you direct. Of course, you’ll support the chisel on the tool rest for the…

Sand your surfaces down to perfection by relying on a well-balanced drywall sander. Whether you are working on a personal project or in a professional capacity, you want a sander that is easy to work with, gets the work done as quickly as possible but gives that professional smooth finish. Now there are both affordable domestic model as well as much more expensive professionals models so in this review we look at the best drywall…

People are getting more and more into gardening and a popular choice for both home gardens and allotments is to install raised beds. After all, they’re easier to work in as you don’t have to be on your knees and it’s often easier to keep pests at bay. Because we cannot control the weather, the most reliable way to keep your plants, vegetables and whatever else you grow hydrated in a raised beds, is by…

If you go to craft shows and love the stunning wooden bowls for sale there, or have the urge to make your own dining chairs, a wood turning lathe could be your next large DIY tool purchase. Depending on which lathe you choose (and this review helps you with that decision), you can make anything from furniture for your grandkid’s doll house to elaborate Queen Anne table legs for your new DIY 10-seater dining table.…

If you’re not a person who gardens in flip flops or sandals to feel the warm, bare dirt between their toes, maybe you need a pair of wellies for gardening. Enclose your feet and lower legs completely and protect yourself from ever feeling a squished worm beneath your foot or grass cuttings and mud on your shins and knees you kneel in your damp flower beds near your newly mown lawn. Wellies for Gardening come…

A great barbecue experience can be ruined by having to rush back and forth into the house to fetch what you need. To save you time and to allow you to enjoy the company of your guests, you can always get a BBQ side table. These small tables can be folded away or wheeled away to storage easily, making them convenient for any occasion. Some are also great for small portable BBQ’s as they can…

A smart water timer is the crown jewel in any irrigation system. If you’ve taken the time and effort to construct an extensive irrigation system to give all your garden plants and trees just the right amount of water, you’ve probably installed a timer so that they’re watered at just the right time(s) of day. But what do you do when the predicted weather changes and you’re away from home?. You can’t change the watering…

If squishing yourself into your children’s inflatable paddling pool on hot summer days has lost its fun appeal, consider purchasing a garden swimming pool for yourself. All the pools in our review are above-ground structures, so you don’t need to dig a hole and pour a foundation. But you do need to make sure that the ground beneath the pool is absolutely flat unless you want a shallow end and a deep end to your…

Who said that you have to forgo style in the name of gardening? We are firm believers that you can look good and be comfortable while working, and that is why we decided to see what available when it comes to a good pair of gardening pants. We have gathered some of the best gardening trousers for women and men so nobody gets left out. These trousers are of good quality, and they range in…