Unusual DIY tool sells out after DIYers spot it in action on YouTube

The Probst Knee Seat with a side on view
The Probst Knee Seat has garnered millions of views on social media, meaning supply is restricted (Image credit: Probst)

A DIY gadget that attaches to a person's lower leg has sold out in the UK after millions of people spotted the device on social media.

The Knee Seat by German construction material producers Probst garnered millions of hits on YouTube and other social media apps after a promo video showing how to use it when kneeling down to do a task was posted. 

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.