Banging Toolbox

Banging Toolbox is a website dedicated to helping you as a builder, trade, or DIY’er with building and tool advice. The team here can help anyone that is interested in the following topics:

  • Woodworking: Guides for beginners to start DIY and woodworking
  • House renovations: Building guides for new houses and improving property
  • Metalwork: Building with metals like Aluminum, Steel, and Copper.
  • House design: Advice from a practical perspective
  • Off-grid Living: Tiny Houses, RV’s and Earth ships
  • Landscaping ideas: And gardening guides
  • Tools: Smart tool and home product choice
  • Power: Alternative power, like solar, hydro, and wind.
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Fork lift in the Bangingtoolbox workshop

Builder using Makita circular saw

Aaron Barnett

Aaron with hard hat on

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Aaron is a  29-year old builder who wants to spread the mindset regardless of anyone’s experience that, “Every man or woman should always have 1-3 DIY projects on-the-go”.  

With the building experience, covering all areas of construction like planning, setting-out, foundations, framing, roofing, and so on.  He has a good understanding on buiding, landscape design.

Aaron wants to share DIY ideas on tiny living, with solar power, and chickens.

“Tool choice is not as simple as Makita, Dewalt, Milwaukee is always the best“, instead, the right tool choice actually varies a lot from tool-to-tool the more you look into it.

Aaron building a chicken house

Building site job number 182

Aaron building a bridge

Container Tiny House

Jessica Proper

Jessica Proper architect and writter at Banging Toolbox

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Jessica is a 31-year-old entrepreneur who provides dedicated and quality service as a consultant for architects. In her previous years, she worked as an Architect and an interior designer who specialized in designing living and commercial environments. Before this, she was a self-employed assistant for architectural firms, which grew her strong sense of responsibility for how she handles her work today.

Jess has various building experiences that put her where she is right now. With her perseverance, faith, and motivation, she explored design, planning, and managing architectural projects, which leads to her todays success. Her exposure to the construction industry has contributed a lot to her growth as an entrepreneur, making her a quality design consultant.

With her dedication and passion in this field, she believes that “The home of the future is not as sci-fi as we imagine”. Instead of whiz-bang gadgetry and the bells and whistles, the home of the future is all about sustainability, energy-efficient design, an expression of an individual, and a hotbed of creativity and inspiration. And she shares her ideas here at Bangingtoolbox.

Jessica is responsible for interior design and architectural recommendations here at Banging Toolbox. With her experience and passion for writing, she has many things to share about the industry, and her weekend in the garden doing DIY.

Herbs from the garden

House design for client 202

Highrise client number 104

Jessicas hutt in the bush

David Walker

David Walker at Bangingtoolbox

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David Walker is a 37-year-old who has provided a trusted service as a quantity surveyor in the construction industry. Before doing building estimations, David was a builder that also worked as a volunteer restoring classic cars. With his knowledge and skills in the construction industry, he decided to become a quantity surveyor.

David is also inspired to share his knowledge about house design, and affordable construction methods to various people around the globe.

With his determination to his work, he believes that “working straight to the heart of each of his clients is the key to a hassle-free, fun and quality building project experience.” As a builder and a quantity surveyor, he always aims for that, and at Banging toolbox, he helps match clients with the right people for the job.

As a builder and a quantity surveyor, David believes he’s in a great position to understand building costs and construction procedures.

Drilling the ground for buildings foundation

David is hard at work


Customer service

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(323) 553 5452

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The back of the tool workshop