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Flourescent chandelier

Here's how to turn an ordinary fluorescent lighting fitting into an eye-catching feature using affordable materials.

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Waterproof!

Tiling itself is not waterproof. It is essential to have properly installed waterproofing behind tiled surfaces

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Paint patio

Using Prominent Paints paving paint, the patio now looks ready for summer entertaining.

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Jig tips

We offer a few tips and tricks for using this amazing tool to best advantage and for professional jointing of projects.

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Spring patio

We are already starting to feel that spring is on the way. Refresh your outdoor space with colourful, patterned fabrics.

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Dress up curtains

In this project we combine peony pink curtains with lime green tape trim to add a touch of elegance to a dining room.

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Cement-based floors

One of the hardest decisions when renovating / building a home is to decide on the most suitable type of flooring.

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Cheap lighting

Chinese paper lanterns are the cheapest lighting option you can buy and can be used to add instant impact to any room.

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Stumped!

We put together a collection of ideas for using felled tree stumps as a base for dining tables.

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Quick Project

Here's a wonderful quick and easy way to add a decorative bamboo headboard and turn any bed into a feature.

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Safety first

When doing your own home maintenance, repairs or projects, using safety gear is essential.

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Dream home

A 15-year old beach home is restored as a gift for a wife after 26 years of marriage - dream come true.

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Spring competition

Celebrate the imminent arrival of Spring with the Tools4Wood Spring Competition and you could win these tools.

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Upcycle blinds

Before you toss out those old blinds, take a look at ways to recycle these into light fittings and furniture for a home.

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Shower mosaics

In this article TAL provides useful tips and guides on how to apply glass mosaics to a shower floor.

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Faux pewter

Quite a few DIY Divas have commented on my faux pewter wall art and wanted to know how to make their own.

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Chunky bed

Pine scaffolding planks are ideal for this chunky platform bed or lookout for reclaimed scaffolding planks online.

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Hobby-X

This year's Hobby-X expo takes place from 1 to 4 September at the Heartfelt Arena, Pretoria.

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Sewing mannequin

For anyone who enjoys making their own clothes, here's how to make your own sewing mannequin.

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Cheap costs more!

Readers have asked for advice on restoring laminate floors. Be aware that cheap may end up costing you more!

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The Centipede

The Centipede table system offers multiple uses to set up table space anywhere - anytime.

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Concrete pots

Rather than spend a fortune on concrete planters, here's how to make your own on the cheap!

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Feature walls

Fill boring blank walls with interesting objects to create a focal point or feature wall and add personality to a room.

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For the ladies

This year’s Working with Wood Show from August 26 to 28 promises something for the ladies.

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Secure glass panes

Some of the strips around the frame that hold the glass in place were missing. Here's an easy way to fix this.

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Wood windows

It's that time of year when you need to look at maintaining wooden window frames.

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Decorative frames

In this project we make the picture frames themselves a feature by covering them with art paper.

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Secondhand steals

Pieces that look almost beyond repair can be given a new lease on life using a variety of products.

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Drill / Countersink

Cut down on the time spent drilling pilot holes and having to countersink all the holes by using one easy accessory.

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New LockLatch

LockLatch offers a new layer of improved door and window security so that your family can sleep peacefully at night.

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Easy headboard

Make this affordable DIY pine and plywood headboard to fit any size of bed. Finish in your choice of paint colour.

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Love your home

A young couple turned a dowdy old house into a wonderful modern home with clever planning.

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Blue on blue

Last year's 'blue blocking' trend continues to be popular and is perfect for giving a home a fresh, new look.

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All-in-one

With Olfa's CS-5 combination keyhole saw and snap-off cutting knife you only need one compact cutting tool.

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Space saving

Avoid having too much clutter in a home with these easy solutions for keeping stuff organised.

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Good neighbours

We offer some sensible advice on how to avoid conflict that could result in an expensive legal battle.

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Never too late

As we reach our 10-year anniversary, it's nice to look back on those who have attended our workshops.

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Quick Project

Some scraps of pine and an hour to space are all you need to make this decorative spice rack for your kitchen.

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Not average

With a layout typical of many older homes in SA, this average house adds on and transforms.

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Kreg Automaxx

Kreg introduce the Automaxx clamp range for quick, convenient clamping with automatic adjustment.

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Energy efficiency

Upgrade to energy efficient appliances and save on your monthly bill and reap the benefits of advanced features.

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Clifton opulence

This dazzling revamp converted an outdated 3-bedroom into a sleek home for a trendy couple - and their pets!

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Modern garden

Using affordable materials you can make your own modern vertical garden for kitchen herbs and salad veggies.

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Tiny home

Tiny homes are no longer just a fad as TV shows reveal how tiny living allows you to live small in style.

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Working With Wood

Diarize Saturday 3 September for the Working with Wood Show, in association with the Woodworking Fair - East Rand.

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Dollhouse bookcase

Here's how to make a dollhouse bookcase for a little girl's bedroom and that offers plenty of storage space.

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Dremel MultiTool

We put together a list of reasons why this affordable tool is a valuable addition to your power tool collection.

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Paving paint

Time to add a coat of paint and add curb appeal with Prominent Paints paving paint in Terracotta.

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Beds for 4

Here are two cleverly planned children's bedrooms that allow plenty of space for a growing family.

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