Measuring Up Podcast

Measuring Up Podcast


Latest Episodes

#035: Bad Instruction Manuals… and Disneyland!
November 11, 2019

Welcome back to the Measuring Up Podcast! On today's show: Andy's very excited about Disneyland... and the channel tunnel! French roads... where are the cat's eyes? Peter's planer / thicknesser and strange return policies

#033: Strangest Handyman Jobs?
October 28, 2019

Welcome back! Later on in the show we're talking about some of our strangest encounters back in the days of doing handyman work. We're also chatting about modern lives where information is fed to us via new mediums such as YouTube,

#032: We’re Early!
October 14, 2019

Peter and Andy are off to be media tarts at a special YouTube event so we're recording the show a bit early this week. We're covering all sorts today including procrastination and working without distractions (in Costa),

#031: Ch ch ch changes!
September 30, 2019

We're back for Season 4 of the Measuring Up Podcast and we have so much to tell you! It's only been a few months since the last episode but some pretty major changes are afoot in terms of where we take this whole 'YouTube thing'.

#030: Humility as a Woodworker
July 01, 2019

It's our last episode of Season 3! Join us as we try to get through some of the topics we planned to talk about in the first season. Here goes: YouTube and viral randomness, painting tables, humility as a woodworker, Peter nearly becomes a DJ,

#029: Do Instagram care about Copyright?
June 17, 2019

Loads to talk about today! Peter's bedside tables are finally out of his workshop and Andy has had some interesting adventures with a viral post on Instagram. This has highlighted a real problem on the platform, do Instagram care about copyright?

#028: Soundproofing Workshops & UK New Builds
June 03, 2019

We're back to normality after Makers Central... well, not quite. We're chatting more about new build housing issues in the UK - from crazily poor standards of construction through to what Andy found hidden in the wall of his new build house.

#027: Peter and Andy finally meet! Makers Central 2019!
May 20, 2019

It's Makers Central 2019 and we have an exhibition stand to run! Andy's heading down and Peter's heading up to Birmingham for the maker event of the year. It's also the first time Andy & Peter actually get a chance to meet in person!

#026: The UK Housing Problem
May 06, 2019

All the usual chit-chat about the day-to-day happenings in a small joinery workshop. We've got a bit more follow-up on the topic of apprenticeships and what it means to be 'time served' in the 21st century.

#025: Alcove Units and Saying ‘No’ to Customers
April 22, 2019

Peter's back to the grind after a bit of well deserved time off in Venice and Andy chats about the alcove install he's been working on. We're also discussing how to say 'no' to customers? What happens when you're asked to do work that you just don't wa...