Tackling outdoor projects with Carpenters Mate

Tackling outdoor projects with Carpenters Mate

‘Tis the season for outdoor projects – decks, fences, raised beds, sheds and more. Redesigning and repairing, ready for a much longed-for summer! If you’re in the throes of project planning, you’ll be busy selecting the best materials for the job. And that includes fixings, where the options can seem endless. It’s an important decision […]

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Carpentry basics for beginners

Carpentry basics for beginners

If you’re keen to tackle a DIY carpentry project, you’d better be prepared for some hard – and rewarding – work! Carpentry can be as taxing on the brain as it is on the body – all that planning, calculating and measuring before you even get near a piece of timber. But when you get […]

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Top tips for planning a deck

Top tips for planning a deck

Considering tackling a bit of decking? Whether you’re in the market for something relatively simple, or have visions of a grand entertaining space, preparation is absolutely everything! Before you dive into the ‘doing’ though, you’ll need to make sure you’ve covered the basics. That means working out whether there are any permits you need to […]

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Get the right screw for the job with Carpenters Mate

Get the right screw for the job with Carpenters Mate

No matter what material you’re working with, you need to use the right screw for the job. That means knowing which point design, as well as thread and head type, works for different materials and applications. While we have a VERY handy shortcut for all your woodworking needs (more on that below), here’s a quick […]

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New Training Room

New Training Room

OSC Sales New Training Room

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covid19

covid19

During this period of uncertainty, OSC Sales team has been busy working hard to develop a contingency plan to ensure that our business continues to offer the world-class service you have come to expect from us. OSC Sales have taken proactive measures in line with Government advice to guarantee we can continue operating in the […]

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Calcumate News Mentions

Calcumate News Mentions

We are so excited that our Calcumate tool has been mentioned in 4 different news articles!  South East Business, Professional Builder, Construction Industry News and Builders Merchant News have all been talking about our Calcumate tool.  Read the news articles here: https://www.southeastbusiness.com/section/news/how-many-screws https://probuildermag.co.uk/news/app-to-simplify-big-projects-for-carpenters http://cinmagazine.co.uk/app-that-allows-carpenters-to-work-out-how-many-screws-are-needed-for-a-big-project-proves-to-be-a-success/ https://www.buildersmerchantsnews.co.uk/An-app-which-allows-carpenters-to-work-out-how-many-screws-are-needed-for-a-big-project-has-proven-to-be-a-success-/49332 Try our tool here: http://mycalcumate.co.uk/

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Huws Gray Demo Mornings

Huws Gray Demo Mornings

HUWS GRAY DEMO MORNINGS Home Carpenter’s Mate Home Carpenter’s Mate News Listing Huws Gray Demo Mornings Area Sales Managers, Steve Richards, is hosting demo mornings in Wales at the Huws Gray centres throughout February and March! Get to the demo events in order to be in with a chance of winning a bucket full of […]

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Clinton, IronMan Dubai

Clinton, IronMan Dubai

Area Sales Manager, Clinton Butcher will be taking part in IronMan Dubai 70.3 on Friday 7th February. Clinton said “It has been a long journey for me to get into this shape and compete at a competitive level. I have just moved into the 45-50 age group and I aim to get in the top […]

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Carpenters Mate Below Zero

Carpenters Mate Below Zero

CARPENTERS MATE BELOW ZERO! We are not kidding, Carpenters Mate is going to be used in below zero temperatures in the Antarctic, where It can get down to -20 degrees celsius. Chilly! Our Stainless Steel wood screws are now on their way to the Antartic to help the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT) in their ongoing conservation projects. It […]

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Construction Project Management Collaboration

Construction Project Management Collaboration

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success” (Henry Ford) Previously, we wrote about ways to improve construction efficiency and we thought this warranted further development on the theme of collaboration.  Whether this is with clients, subcontractors or other stakeholders who will be impacted by the outcome of a particular project – it’s […]

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Carpenters Mate helps to see the World from High Places

Carpenters Mate helps to see the World from High Places

For those of you not familiar with High Life Treehouses they have been building treehouses, hobbit holes, commercial spaces and playgrounds since 2003. They are pretty much the ‘high life’ of treehousing!  Every treehouse is bespoke, as no two trees are the same. You can guarantee that each treehouse will be one of a kind. […]

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