#043: We’re in the Christmas lull!

Welcome back to the Measuring Up Podcast. Loads in today’s episode including:

  • Happy New Year! We’re in the Christmas lul and we’re now TV critics
  • Microphones
  • Impact Drivers
  • Soft close and Christmas DIY
  • Christmas Board Games (Linkee, Jenga, Risk, Destination, Go)
  • Peter’s buying planes!

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#041: Fitted Furniture in Deep Alcoves

Welcome back to the Measuring Up Podcast and a very Merry Christmas from Andy & Peter! On today’s show:

  • Cables on power tools can ruin perfectly good tools
  • New toys we want for Christmas
  • Posh speaker cables and stupid interconnects
  • Electric vehicles – what’s the worst that could happen?
  • Andy doesn’t have a truck any more – what next?
  • What to do with fitted furniture in deep alcoves?
  • Buying timber – a few things to consider
  • Does Peter need to get rid of his super van?
  • Tax on UK self employed folk – is it so bad?

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#039: Batteries and Cybertrucks

Welcome back to the Measuring Up Podcast! On today’s show:

  • Andy is getting old and falling to pieces
  • Venice flooding and clever wellies
  • A brick laying question for our listeners?
  • Can you earn money as a hobby without becoming self employed?
  • Cash vs accrual accounts
  • The time served thing… case closed?
  • Black Friday
  • Makers Central is back?
  • Instagram MLM scams – stop following scammy channels!
  • Tesla Cybertruck – the Marmite truck? Love it or hate it?
  • Electric vehicles… when will the infrastructure be sorted?

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#037: Think of the Children!

Welcome back to the Measuring Up Podcast! On today’s show:

  • Peter’s back from Venice and it was REALLY flooded!
  • Holidays, when you’re ready to come home?
  • Behind the scenes… nothing is real!
  • Why are makers making less YouTube videos?
  • Dry fitting woodworking prior to on-site assembly
  • How do we remember to bring everything on jobs? Lists and grab bags!
  • Drill bit storage – can this ever be resolved?

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#035: Bad Instruction Manuals… and Disneyland!

Welcome back to the Measuring Up Podcast! On today’s show:

  • Andy’s very excited about Disneyland… and the channel tunnel!
  • French roads… where are the cat’s eyes?
  • Peter’s planer / thicknesser and strange return policies
  • Clever IKEA design
  • Bad instruction manuals
  • Audio casting and Bluetooth

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