4 types of screw electricians need to take to every job

4 types of screw electricians need to take to every job

There’s nothing like getting to a job only to realise you don’t have everything you need and endless trips to the local hardware store don’t exactly endear you to your clients either! Most screws are designed with a specific material in mind. That’s not to say you can’t use a wood screw on a piece […]

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Seven essential power tools for carpentry

Seven essential power tools for carpentry

We’ve all been there – start a project and then realise you’re not only shopping for materials, but having to fork out for tools too. Suddenly you’re falling down a confusing and costly rabbit hole. But don’t despair, once you’ve got a few key pieces together, you’ll find you’re set up to tackle most domestic […]

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Carpentry basics for beginners

Carpentry basics for beginners

If you’re keen to tackle a DIY carpentry project, you’d better be prepared for some hard – and rewarding – work! Carpentry can be as taxing on the brain as it is on the body – all that planning, calculating and measuring before you even get near a piece of timber. But when you get […]

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Top tips for planning a deck

Top tips for planning a deck

Considering tackling a bit of decking? Whether you’re in the market for something relatively simple, or have visions of a grand entertaining space, preparation is absolutely everything! Before you dive into the ‘doing’ though, you’ll need to make sure you’ve covered the basics. That means working out whether there are any permits you need to […]

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Get the right screw for the job with Carpenters Mate

Get the right screw for the job with Carpenters Mate

No matter what material you’re working with, you need to use the right screw for the job. That means knowing which point design, as well as thread and head type, works for different materials and applications. While we have a VERY handy shortcut for all your woodworking needs (more on that below), here’s a quick […]

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New Training Room

New Training Room

OSC Sales New Training Room

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covid19

covid19

During this period of uncertainty, OSC Sales team has been busy working hard to develop a contingency plan to ensure that our business continues to offer the world-class service you have come to expect from us. OSC Sales have taken proactive measures in line with Government advice to guarantee we can continue operating in the […]

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Calcumate News Mentions

Calcumate News Mentions

We are so excited that our Calcumate tool has been mentioned in 4 different news articles!  South East Business, Professional Builder, Construction Industry News and Builders Merchant News have all been talking about our Calcumate tool.  Read the news articles here: https://www.southeastbusiness.com/section/news/how-many-screws https://probuildermag.co.uk/news/app-to-simplify-big-projects-for-carpenters http://cinmagazine.co.uk/app-that-allows-carpenters-to-work-out-how-many-screws-are-needed-for-a-big-project-proves-to-be-a-success/ https://www.buildersmerchantsnews.co.uk/An-app-which-allows-carpenters-to-work-out-how-many-screws-are-needed-for-a-big-project-has-proven-to-be-a-success-/49332 Try our tool here: http://mycalcumate.co.uk/

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