The Man Cave

Unfortunately in England, you can’t be outside 100% of the time and sometimes have to retreat to your Man Cave. Here you can read about DIY, Music, Entertainment and VW Transporters!

A Day At The Races

  Experiencing the atmosphere of the races is supposed to be something that everyone should do in their lifetime; whether you’re going to the Cheltenham Festival in March or the Grand National in April – the dates are quickly coming up and you may be already starting to plan your outfit for your day at the races. If you’ve ever seen the coverage on TV or in the papers you’ll know that more and more a day at the races…

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Preparing For A Winter Road Trip (Infographic)

  Give your car a check up You want to walk around your car or van and give it a really good once over. Then move to the windscreen and look at the wiper blades. You must replace any worn out blades. If your wiper blades aren’t up to scratch this will greatly decrease visibility in the event of rain or snow.   Look at the liquids After looking at the outside of your car you need to open up…

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Skullcandy Grind Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Review

I’ve been on the lookout for some new headphones and I have finally found the perfect ones. The Skullcandy Grind Wireless on-ear bluetooth headphones from The Board Basement really are awesome. Bluetooth headphones have been around for a while and have always been a great idea but now with most of the latest smartphones ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack all together, they’re becoming a necessity. So what do I really like about the Skullcandy Grind Headphones? Firstly, they sit very…

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My Vintage 50s or 60s Kitchen Larder Unit or Pantry Renovation Part 3

  If you’ve read my previous two posts, Part 1 and Part 2, you’ll know that my grandparents have given me their old 50s kitchen larder. It was in a pretty tattered state but it definitely had potential. After hours and hours of rebuilding, fixing, sanding, filling, replacing, priming and painting the larder was finally finished and could take pride of place in my house. If you hover your mouse over the rather fancy image below you will see it…

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My Vintage 50s or 60s Kitchen Larder Unit or Pantry Renovation Part 2

  Kicking off from where I got to in part one, I had got the whole unit stripped down and sanded to bear wood. The process had unveiled, as well as created, a few scuff and scratches. There were also lots of holes from fixing the different shelves. Some serious application of wood filler was definitely needed!     The original chrome handles were in quite a state. They had several coats of paint splatters and some serious pitting. I…

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