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Working / tooling in the garden

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Now that summer’s here, it should be a joy to work outside. But although most people think the perils of outdoor working in the garden of the UK is the country’s highly changeable weather, the dangers of hot weather apply just as much to Sheffield as they do to more exotic climates. Despite that, with care you can work safely, and enjoy the warmer weather. So if you are doing some DIY, or professional tooling, what steps do you need to take to make sure you are safe when the sun shines? Think like you are on holiday You are...

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The history of Stanley knives

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Stanley knives are everywhere. It’s one of the best-known products in the world, indeed, in many parts of the world, including the UK. It has become a generic trademark, like hoovering or photoshopping. People will reach for a ‘Stanley knife’, regardless of who actually manufactured the utility knife they are using. Stanley’s industrial heritage Surprisingly, while many may think of the utility knife as their company’s main product, Stanley came late to the knife business. Operating, in various incarnations, for nearly 100 years before bringing its first knife to the market. Indeed, Stanley’s origins were far from knives. The company...

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Have you got the right tool for the job?

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Forget what you have heard about a good worker never blaming their tools. The fact is that when you don’t use the right tool for the job, you can risk disaster. And when you are using high-quality tools, it can transform tasks from a chore to a joy. We have a vast array of knives and blades for every job imaginable. So how do you choose the right tool for a job? Research the task, and the right tools If you aren’t an expert, then don’t worry. There are lots of experts and many are happy to share their expertise....

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Extend the life of your knives & blades

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If you often buy replacement blades, did you know you can probably save money by extending their life with proper care meaning you’ll need to buy replacement blades online less often? Proper care and maintenance is possible for most blades and can be relatively easy. Here’s how: Clean your blades after use It’s important to clean your knife or blades after use – even if does sometimes seem unnecessary or laborious. Even high-quality knives like the Stanley Fat Max, or the original Stanley 1992 blades won’t last forever, however, taking a bit of time and making the effort to clean...

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Sheffield Based online knives and blades

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As specialist suppliers of knives and blades, we at Prime Tooling are exceptionally proud of our roots. Based in Sheffield, we have a huge selection of knives & blades including snap off blades, hooked blades, concave blades, and safety knives. We also have the advantage of Sheffield’s long history of quality. The knife making trade may have declined in other areas of the UK, but we’re proud to be keeping our Steel City’s tradition alive and well with a great selection of knives and blades, including dolphin knives, delphin knives, don carlos knives, 9mm snap off blade and Stanley knife...

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