Episode 030: Humility as a Woodworker

It’s our last episode of Season 3! Join us as we try to get through some of the topics we planned to talk about in the first season. Here goes: YouTube and viral randomness, painting tables, humility as a woodworker, Peter nearly becomes a DJ, Andy’s making SketchUp videos, losing and misplacing stuff, Andy didn’t have a tape measure, best and worst parts of woodworking, how many battery platforms do we have, budget tools versus premium tools, making doors before carcasses, do we care about the next man in, lack of time to play with new tools, tools we couldn’t live without and (phew!)… dust control! Plus more on the aftershow including Andy’s tin foil hat YouTube theories, available at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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Episode 029: Do Instagram care about Copyright?

Loads to talk about today! Peter’s bedside tables are finally out of his workshop and Andy has had some interesting adventures with a viral post on Instagram. This has highlighted a real problem on the platform, do Instagram care about copyright? And what exactly is the Instagram “Hi” scam? Other topics of the day include lath & plaster, who’ll train the apprentices, Peter’s new fancy biscuit jointer and crazy build requests. Access the aftershow at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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Episode 028: Soundproofing Workshops & UK New Builds

We’re back to normality after Makers Central… well, not quite. We’re chatting more about new build housing issues in the UK – from crazily poor standards of construction through to what Andy found hidden in the wall of his new build house. The UK housing industry is broken and we don’t know how to fix it. Will the Japanese show us how it’s done? Access the aftershow at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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Episode 027: Peter and Andy finally meet! Makers Central 2019!

It’s Makers Central 2019 and we have an exhibition stand to run! Andy’s heading down and Peter’s heading up to Birmingham for the maker event of the year. It’s also the first time Andy & Peter actually get a chance to meet in person! Excuse our voices, they’re broken from the first day on the show – but we do get a chance to natter a bit more about apprenticeships and difficult customers. Access the aftershow at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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Episode 026: The UK Housing Problem

All the usual chit-chat about the day-to-day happenings in a small joinery workshop. We’ve got a bit more follow-up on the topic of apprenticeships and what it means to be ‘time served’ in the 21st century. We’re also talking about the joys of linseed oil based paint and, briefly, how to fix the entire of the UK’s housing problems. Access the aftershow at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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