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Episode 004: Mobile Tech, Parking Rants and Apple vs Android - Measuring Up Podcast

Today we’re talking a bit more about the tech used on jobs, from parking apps through to literally ‘measuring up’ tips. Peter explains the real cost of parking in London and Andy starts his first in a multi-part series of rants about the local council. Links: Jimmy DiResta on YouTube Gary Thomson Joinery on YouTube KingPost TimberWorks on YouTube Forgotten Joinery Techniques Video Mike Farrington - Edge Tech MDF Edge Grain Sanding Makers International Podcast The Dusty Life Podcast Follow...


Episode 003: Joinery Day Rates and Managing a Small Workshop - Measuring Up Podcast

In this episode we continue on the theme of business management from last time and discuss hourly and daily rates for carpentry work, briefly discuss some of the technology used in our daily routine and also chat about surviving in a small workshop. Links: Tour of Peter's Workshop Tour of Andy's Workshop Both of the above are from Summer 2017 so if you’re looking at this in the future things will probably have changed a bit! Air Quality Monitor (affiliate link) Phil Makes Things on YouTube...


Episode 002: Getting Our Joinery Businesses Off the Ground - Measuring Up Podcast

Peter and Andy have a quick chat about current jobs and discuss how they built up their joinery businesses over the years. What marketing worked for each business and how has this changed over the years? They touch on job pricing, contracts and the sales process from first customer contact through to job completion. Links: Hello Internet Podcast Fools with Tools Podcast The Menu Bar Podcast Follow Us: Subscribe to Peter's 10 Minute Workshop channel on YouTube Subscribe to Andy's Gosforth...


Episode 001: Welcome to the Measuring Up Podcast with Peter Millard and Andy MacLellan - Measuring Up Podcast

Andy and Peter discuss how they entered the world of commercial joinery. From an early age both had a background in making things and in this podcast we find out how their carpentry and cabinet making businesses evolved to where they are now, both through slightly unconventional routes. Links: Protractor Podcast Making It Podcast Matt Cremona on YouTube Follow Us: Subscribe to Peter's 10 Minute Workshop channel on YouTube Subscribe to Andy's Gosforth Handyman channel on YouTube Subscribe...


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