mbtm, Author at Metal by the Metre

Great DIY projects anyone can achieve

Sometimes the most enjoyable way to spend a weekend is to get your teeth stuck into a DIY project. However, finding the right one can be tricky at times. Here are a few ideas to get the imagination trickling, as well as some of the products you might need to get the...
Choose Local over Big Business

Choose Local over Big Business

Whether you’re a local tradesmen, or you have a DIY renovation happening at home, or maybe you have a small one off task such as building a clothes rack for the room you’ve just moved into, the decision to buy local has a number of positive benefits. Let’s look at...
Industrial Furniture: A DIY’ers Dream

Industrial Furniture: A DIY’ers Dream

The popular design trend for interiors is Modern Industrial. Hardwood timbers, worn metal joinery, blending old and new: honest, no nonsense, hardwearing and reliable. Its accessibility and straightforward approach to design makes it a DIY’ers dream. But understanding...
What is White Rust?

What is White Rust?

White rust, also known as wet storage stain or storage stain, is the white powdery substance that can form on the surface of a galvanised metal. This powder is a form of natural corrosion. This corrosion is damaging to both the aesthetic and the anti-corrosion layer...