Episode 017: Brexit Clickbait… and Joinery Apprenticeships

We’ve had quite a bit of follow-up about the state of joinery education and apprenticeships… and we’re not much further forward. Keep the comments coming and we’ll get to the bottom of this! There’s a new ‘Contact’ link on the web site. We’re chatting about the cost of an alcove unit vs the cost a concert ticket and how you can’t possibly be making any money if you’re charging some of the rates often discussed on Mumsnet. Oh, and Brexit… very briefly.¬†Access the aftershow at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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Episode 016: More Space or More Time?

Whole mix of joinery stuff on today’s show! We’ve got a bit of follow-up on the joinery education discussion and sadly no follow-up on the women in construction side. We’re also chatting about slippy glue joints, clamps, lack of space vs lack of time, bad audio on YouTube, the grain of MDF and some exciting news about Makers Central next year! Access the aftershow at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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Episode 015: Joinery Education and Women in Construction

We’re delving in to two BIG topics today. We often get asked about the importance of being a qualified or ‘time served’ carpenter so we’re chatting about the current state of woodworking education in the UK in 2018. We’re also discussing women in the construction industry – where are they? These are two huge topics and we’d love to hear your feedback – doubtless we’ll chat more about this in future episodes. Access the aftershow at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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Episode 014: Cheap Tools vs Pro Tools – Tool Vanity?

We’re talking about a whole load of little topics today. From buying larger tools and the pros and cons of going second hand, through to cheap tools vs expensive tools and how that impacts your business image. We also chat about air tools, air nailers and Andy has a new shiny CBN grinding wheel. Is it possible to organise drill bits or should we just give up? We’re doing some job pricing in the aftershow.¬†Access the aftershow at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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Episode 013: Business Web Site, Tax & Record Keeping

Today we’re talking about the importance of having a business web site and why it should be the hub of your business. We’re also chatting about the dreaded business admin – from tax and accounts through to a very brief overview of our own business structures. Access the aftershow at: https://www.patreon.com/measuringuppodcast

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