BOB’s guide to… the ultimate Christmas sandwich

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 06-12-2017

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The on-site butty is an absolute institution. But now we’re getting to the festive season, we reckon it’s time to up your lunch game a bit.

That’s why we’ve found the ULTIMATE Christmas sandwich, served at festive markets, which you need to make for yourself (and your mates, if you’re feeling in the giving spirit).

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Coolest construction tech to try in 2018

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 06-12-2017

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Call us biased, but we think the construction industry is a pretty exciting thing to be a part of.

When it comes to technological advancements, it’s up there with having some of the coolest inventions around. According to PwC’s 2017 report, the volume of construction will grow by 85 per cent by 2030 – and new technology is the key to achieving this.

Nerd-alert: here are some of BOB’s favourite examples of new technology hitting up the construction industry.

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Make your own Christmas decorations with these tricks for the trade…

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 06-12-2017

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It’s nice to get into the festive spirit and all, but has anyone ever noticed how expensive it is to deck the halls these days?!

Luckily, help is at hand.

There are plenty of things you could pick up on-site to decorate your house with (just be sure to check with the site manager first…)

Get inspired with these DIY decorations that were made for the trade.

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BOB’s your (agony) uncle – building materials

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 06-12-2017

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Hi everyone, your favourite agony uncle BOB here, ready to solve all your building woes and fix your love life (or maybe not…) in our regular feature.

If I use different materials from those in the original design plan, will my project still get Building Control sign off?
– Agnes, Devon

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Get Tibby with it at Jewson Live

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 06-12-2017

Tibby

Tirbhavan Singh Chodha (Tibby for short) won the BBC’s Young Carpenter of the Year in 2012. Since then, he’s made a name for himself testing tools, writing product reviews, doing live product demonstrations, judging competitions and lots more.

We caught up with Tibby to ask a few questions about Jewson Live and his day-to-day life as a carpentry superstar.

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BOB’s your (agony) uncle

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 22-11-2017

Agony Uncle

Hi everyone, your favourite agony uncle BOB here, ready to solve all your building woes and fix your love life (or maybe not…).

“I’m building an extension on a house for the first time – what regulations do I need to follow?”
– Ned from Coventry

Ooh, Ned. Sounds like you’ve got yourself in a right pickle with this one…

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Great British Cake Run with Band of Builders

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 22-11-2017

Band of Builders

Now the first thing that springs to mind when we mention baking might not necessarily be builders – but we happen to know that watching Bake Off is one of your favourite pastimes (you can’t hide anything from us).

So you may be interested to hear that the lovely, big-hearted Band of Builders are using a Christmas cake to help spread the love.

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Whose ‘tache is it anyway?

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 22-11-2017

Moustache

As it’s Movember, there’s been a fair amount of facial fluff at Jewson lately. That means we moustache you a question…

Do the below ‘taches belong to celebrities or trades? Bonus points if you can tell us who they are…

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