Plant Vegetable Seeds Soon!

It’s coming up to that time of year when Vegetable patches will need to be sowed. Despite the weather today, and perhaps this whole week, we are now in Spring!! Growing vegetables if a good way to get out into the garden, it doesn’t matter whether you have a window box or acre plot, you…

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Posted in Gardening By Stuart Elsom On 23rd March 2009 | 0 Comments

Grave Research

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Bulldog Tools have been used for many years in many different places and for hundreds of different purposes. After the previous blog post, I decided to research into other uses of our tools. A while back now we were given a well used Bulldog Premier Spade by a customer wanting to purchase a new one.…

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Posted in Our Tools By Stuart Elsom On 19th March 2009 | 0 Comments

Another Odd Place to Find a Bulldog Shovel

One of Bulldog employees stumbled upon this interesting piece of footage from Channel 4’s Time Team programme. The show which focuses on historic digs and events. When shelling turned the battlefield of the Somme into a hell on earth, Britain’s best miners and engineers created a maze of tunnels and dugouts that would become the…

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Posted in Our Tools By Stuart Elsom On 19th March 2009 | 1 Comment

The New Boy at The Forge - Week 2

Continuing my condensed apprenticeship at Wigan, I am now looking at spade and fork production in some depth. After spending my time with the engineers last week it was my turn to make a spade and fork of my very own. To achieve this, I would be spending time at all stages of manufacturing from…

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Posted in About Bulldog By Ed White On 17th March 2009 | 1 Comment

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