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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...
Copper Fact Sheet | A Versatile Metal

Copper Fact Sheet | A Versatile Metal

What is Copper? Copper is a chemical element, represented by the symbol Cu, and atomic number 29. It is soft, malleable1 and ductile2 with very high thermal conductivity3 . It is quite easily recognisable, being dark pink / golden in colour. At room temperature,...
Metal Straws

Metal Straws

Recently, Coles and Woolworths have removed single use plastic bags from their stores in an effort to combat the negative effect plastic is having on our environment. The integration of their 4 kinds of reusable bags, has allowed for consumers to be more aware of the...
Metals in Medicine

Metals in Medicine

Metal, believe it or not, is not purely used in building and construction. In this day and age, regular advancements in technology allows for extensive breakthroughs in modern medicine and medical procedures. Today, the use of metals in medicine is quite common in the...