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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Creating And Designing My Own Standing Desk

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I have been thinking a lot about standing desks again, my long commute combined with my hectic lifestyle, doesn’t leave a lot of time for exercise (that’s my excuse and I am sticking with it.).


After investing in a cross trainer which sees about an hour of use a week, the rest of its time being used as an expensive coat rack, I started to wonder about ways of burning a few extra calories when I suddenly remembered from my prior research into standing desks that you use 0.7 calories a minute by just standing instead of sitting.

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Posted on 05/20 at 12:00 PM

Thursday, May 14, 2015

New Bases For The Kee Lite Range

New Fittings introduced to the Kee Lite range.

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We are pleased to introduce the L63 and L67 fittings to our Kee Lite range, both fittings were created to fill the need for angled fixing points for ramps to compliment our handrail offerings in Aluminium.


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Thursday, May 07, 2015

Industrial, Custom Clothing Rails

We love it when customers take it upon themselves to design and create things themselves out of Kee Klamp, we love it even more when they send us the pictures of the finished article!

Strong and custom clothing rails

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Posted on 05/07 at 01:25 PM
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Thursday, April 23, 2015

DIY Garden Furniture


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I don’t know about you but I am starting to feel a bit of a late bloomer, but I am yet to have my first barbeque of the summer, weather wise, there has been plenty of opportunity but sadly I keep putting it off, my main excuse being that there is nowhere for people to sit, I started to think about garden furniture, so again I went to pinterest for ideas, here is a collection of my favourites.

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Posted on 04/23 at 01:34 PM

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

DIY Kee Klamp Guitar Stand

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There is nothing like a bit of DIY Heavy Metal, this customer decided that his usual guitar rack was too flimsy and would rock far more than he would like.

Using our range of Kee Klamp Galvanised Steel fittings and our technical teams assistance, he not only came up with a stand that would only rock when he wants to, but would also give an industrial feel which would stand up to the attentions of Kurt Cobain at his most energetic.


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Posted on 04/21 at 10:21 AM
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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Earn your own Simplified Building T-shirt!

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Earn yourself an exclusive Simplified Building T-Shirt, If you have completed a project using our products, simply take a few pictures and send them in, we will then send you a free T-shirt!

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Friday, April 10, 2015

Basic Table Frame Kit Examples

Basic Table Examples

Our table frame kits are a versatile choice for any office or home, their simple design belies their strength, making them an ideal solution for nearly any kind of table top!

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

DIY Double Rail Clothing Displays

DIY clothing double rail display stand

Our new DIY clothing double rail display stand allows you to create customised clothing rails to suit the majority of heights, widths and depths that your store may need to store the bulk of your displayable goods.

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Some Bright Ideas Using Fittings

industrial lighting

It never fails to impress me when I get sent unusual applications of fittings and tube, we have seen tables, clothing rails, hand rails, gym equipment and now some bright spark has come up with light fixtures!

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Posted on 03/23 at 01:58 PM

Thursday, March 19, 2015

DIY Gaming Table For Under £40!

Outside of Simplified…

We all need an escape from work, one of mine is Gaming,  not the type who rarely ventures into daylight with callused thumbs from using a games controller (although I do a bit of that too!) but I am more the type to turns up with boxes to a friend’s house or other suitable venue and roll dice.  I find if you are going to get properly involved it requires a level of modelling.

So this weekend, I was alerted to the plight of a couple of my gaming buddies, where they were unable to arrange a game as they were struggling to find a venue with a decent table. I do have a table but it’s about a third of the size of a table required for a ‘proper’ game as a typical gaming area is about 1.2 x 1.8m. So like a hero I decided to step forward and build one anew.

DIY Gaming Table

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Top Five Shelving Ideas (and how to DIY)

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Through necessity my mind has turned to Shelving units a lot recently, as a father to two children it doesn’t ever seem to matter how much space you have, clutter seems to be a force of nature, there never seems to be any way to stop it!

I am not quite at the point where I am resigned to a clutter filled life and I am (possibly foolishly) still trying to combat the steady encroach of …stuff!

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Posted on 03/18 at 09:26 AM

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Pinterest Shelving Ideas

Its that time of the week again where i pick my top 6 images from one of our Pinterest ideas boards.

Which of these 6 shelving units are your favorites?


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Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Spotted! Interesting Industrial!

We do love it when people send in their pictures of all things fitted related, these pics found in Singapore show a Ralph Lauren retail display, using KeeKlamp you can see how easy it is to make a striking display to really make your product stand out, interestingly they used the 19 fitting for all the cross bracings for the structural support and 10 type fittings for the visual element.

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Monday, March 02, 2015

Pinterest Love!

I have been spending alot of time on Pinterest, its amazing how much of your life that gets lost looking at the huge array of images and ideas available on there!

This morning i decided that i would feature 6 of my favorite “pins” from a random board on our account, first up is “DIY Tables”.

DIY Tables

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Posted on 03/02 at 01:38 PM

Friday, February 27, 2015

DIY Coat Rack with Hooks

Our American office recently put in a new coat rack in their office and created this video on how to build it. You can finally stop throwing all your coats and jackets on the floor! Watch Anthony show you how to put it all together to build this uniquely designed Industrial tube Coat Rack.

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