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    1. team tractor

      Does no one want a garden anymore?

      I can understand when people do it. Build a house on side land, make enough to pay a mortgage off or retire early. Built on my land at the side . Extra bedroom,bathroom, gun room , doubled my sons room and living room .
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      243 brass

      Evening guys . I’ve a mixture of brass available for 243 but mostly 87 off ppu once fired . My gun hates it and I use lapua anyway so it’s free to good home , or rubbish home or dogs home . I couldn’t careless lol . Seems a shame to sit in my gun room. Not posting sorry . collection Tamworth staffs
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      Does no one want a garden anymore?

      My gardens 10 yards long and 8 wide . It’s just about enough to play in with a veggy patch and Wendy house . We can play with airguns but I’d love bigger . The gardens behind mine are over 100 yards long and 15 wide . They fetch £4-700k tho . A few have sold and been developed into 3 houses but they don’t sell as quick as the gardens. Id love a few acres and a tiny house will do. I look at the new sites and think who’s going to by them at £350k with no garden . My mates garden is 200 yards long almost and amazing when the kids play and get lost there . I’m only £200,000 short lol . As Walker knows we have 8000 houses being built locally within 8 sq miles. It’s bonkers . my house can go up £50,000 only 600 yards away, £150,000 only 500 yards more and £200,000 1 mile away. All same size gardens . Only a few digits on the post code
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      Tradesman rates

      Yes . How’d you guess It’s busy but it’s definitely quieter with Brexit around the corner. All the big suppliers ( national) have said its been a quiet few months especially on kitchens, the fixings reps are begging us to place orders we don’t need to hit bonus . We have jan/ feb but usually got 4-5 months dude. We just give away carpentry these days and sell the stuff.
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      Tradesman rates

      It’s bs6658-1986 luckily
    6. team tractor

      Tradesman rates

      I still like to play
    7. team tractor

      Tradesman rates

      Brummy screwdriver we know it as
    8. team tractor

      Tradesman rates

      Depends on your boss dude im pretty easy with my lads. Extra time at dinner and break but they stay over 20-30 mins every night without asking so I can’t grumble . If they need time off it’s easy to just ask us except December as that’s a no go. So many orders to complete. i work 50-80 hours every week and have 5-8 days a year off so I’d be better off . If I was a man in a van without staff I guess It could be easier to get time off but even when I’m chucking my guts I have to open up for staff . Out most nights pricing work for the lads and Saturdays Organizing the shop. Only problem is we’re the last joiner shop for 20-30 miles that do what we do so I’ll be stuck if I go in a van permanently i wish your were closer dude , I’ve so much work to give you
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      Tradesman rates

      Looks like the questions already answered. carpenter site joiner shop thats the basics but it does mix up a fair bit as edd said. im fortunate that I was brought up in the building with my dad who was already a trained joiner. I can do the basics like plastering ( not a good grade in my eyes) bits of brick work but again not a high grade I can admit. I do all aspects of carpentry and joinery from roofing to hanging doors to making the lot from scratch from a plank . Only down side is my lads get snatched up after training by us as they have a varied trade.
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      Tradesman rates

      Around here most people don’t know the difference 😞 . Both as qualified as each other but different parts of the trade. ive met several joiners that are lost out the shop and struggle with door bashing . Met a few chippys that have shocked me on the other hand and made some incredible work
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      Tradesman rates

      I know dude but 20 years of it has aged me fast. Maybe I’d struggle
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      Tradesman rates

      Half . £90-100 a day is £180 + self employed. sick paid even if you’ve no work Holidays tax No accountants pensions insurance if your hurt would I go self employed again ? NO chance .
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      Tradesman rates

      I know what you mean dude.
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      Tradesman rates

      I’ve had lads argue over how it’s to be done. It’s simple that I’m the boss and it’s how I say as it’s me that’s taking the hit. Not in a horrible way tho. It’s just I know what the customers asked for. The same lad took almost an hour to fit a latch and handles. Door frames with 81” by 31” opening And they say I’ll have to make it to fit It was a new opening. The same lads have gone self employed and their feed back is eye watering. Kicked off numerous jobs . Handle heights different on doors into the corner. Theirs no excuse and I’m ashamed I trained them as they know ( lots) better.
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      Tradesman rates

      I took a joiner on trial , gave him a job and said it’s a 40x 15 rebate . Whats a rebate No joke. Wanted £15 an hour. Hadn’t a clue. I supplied m6 toll and the foreman told me he has a chippy fitting 20m of skirting a day . It was straight cuts no joints. £200 a day. They couldn’t find anyone. Only last year we showed a 30 years in the trade chippy how to scribe a mitre 😞
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