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Bargains!

 You'd be surprised at how easily you can transform fabulous secondhand finds into furniture for a home.

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Storage Boxes

If you're looking for ways to organise your workshop, make storage bins mounted via French cleat hanging system.

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Pine Bread Bin

This pine bread bin is easy to make with laminated pine shelving, and you can stain or paint the finished bread bin.

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Fundraising

In celebration of Youth Month 2017, Prominent Paints has launched its 2nd fundraising in support of Cotlands.

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Women Up Top

Three members of ITC-SA, who share their experiences as women in construction.

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On Special

Avoid costly mistakes when drilling into walls by using an Auto or Digital Detector to check for conduits, pipes and cables.

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Olfa XMP

New Olfa MXP-AL and MXP-L model cutters are the first ever die-cast aluminium body units.

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Roofing

Eureka Tek screws are the ideal fastener for securing metal to metal, wood to wood and even metal to wood.

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Spotlight On

Rust-Oleum have a range of metallic spray paints that make it easy to add copper elements to a home.

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French Cleat

Make planter boxes mounted on a French cleat that allows you to easily remove the boxes when necessary.

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Toy Box

This toy box is pretty straightforward and you can make any size depending on how much pallet wood you have.

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Upholstery Care

Upholstered furniture is expensive to replace, so follow these easy tips to keep your sofa looking as good for longer.

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Nurseries

Here are a few tips from Prominent Paints that will help make decorating and planning your new nursery even better.

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Quick Project

This plywood dog bowl holder is a 10-minute project using scraps of 16mm plywood and a broken saucepan.

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Upcycle

Buy a secondhand, steel filing cabinet and put to good use in your home office, or even for storage in the home.

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Move or Add?

Adding on extra living space can dramatically change the available floor plan in a home.

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Soft Closing

Update hinges on cabinets & cupboards with soft closing hinges - and never slam doors ever again!

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Side Tables

These pretty Danish-style tables are easy to make using 16mm pine plywood that you can buy at Builders.

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Clean Tiles

If your tiles are dull and stained, here are some tips on keeping tiled floors hygienically clean and shiny.

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Paint Dipped!

Consol sent me some bottles to get crafty with. I did a couple of paint-dipped bud vases!

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What You Get

Where the thickness varies across products used for the project, you need to adjust the dimension accordingly.

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Mica Basin

The Kohler Mica Round or Square Vessel has the thinnest edge Kohler has ever produced in a basin.

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Stump Stools

Here's how to use a woodturning lathe to turn tree stumps into stools or side tables, or even bedside tables.

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Gift Vouchers

Spoil your dad this Father's Day with a Tools4Wood Gift Voucher. 5% off from now until 18 June 2017.

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Pine Shelf

This practical coat rack and shelf is easy to make and you will find everything you need to make it at Builders Warehouse.

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Specials!

If you're looking to buy bedroom furniture for a boy or girl, take advantage of the specials now on at Design-A-Bed.

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Fire Regulations

Timber roof trusses must be manufactured/erected in line with SANS 10400, which provide for fire safety.

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Revolutionary!

Since the launch of DIY-Divas we have seen the evolution of Bosch in favour of the (female) home DIY enthusiast.

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Jar in a Jar

Consol's new Jar in a Jar are perfect for homemade gifts. Use them for cookies-in-a-jar, pudding-in-a-jar, or meals-in-a-jar.

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Grimy Windows?

It's easy to make your own effective window cleaning product with household products you may already have.

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Father's Day

Win the ultimate sander for dad. Enter to win a Bosch PRR 250 Sanding Roller and give your dad the greatest gift.

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Framed Quote

Upcycle an old picture frame into a personal quote frame and add personality to your living space.

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Edge Finder

When you are new to DIY it's easy to drill pilot holes in the wrong place. Make a nifty jig that makes finding edges easy.

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Father's Day

The Bosch IXO or PSR Select are a great addition to Dad's toolbox and a practical gift idea for Father's Day.

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Warm Windows

Winter is a chilly affair. An easy way to warm up a room is to add a window treatment to keep out drafts.

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Pretty Knobs

Fabric, paper or paint can turn plain pine or plastic knobs into wonderful, pretty embellishments for any piece of furniture.

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Industrial Style

Use reclaimed pallets or salvaged scaffolding planks to make a stylish industrial shelf.

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Birdhouse

Adding a birdhouse is a wonderful way to attract regular visitors to your garden, and this birdhouse is easy to make.

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Inspiration

Take inspiration from this master bedroom retreat for your next bedroom makeover.

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Bedside Cabinet

Make this beautiful bedside cabinet with laminated pine shelving from your local Builders.

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Rug Size

Take the worry out of buying with this handy guide to choosing the right size rug for the room.

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June Tips

Use these Prominent Paints painting tips to make your next painting project a successful one!

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Trinket Dishes

Turn ordinary white plates into beautiful marbled trinket dishes using coloured craft paint.

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Scandi Design

Timless and elegant, Scandinavian furniture is known for its fluid contours and clean lines.

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Crafty Ideas

Father's Day is close and if you still haven't gotten round to buying a gift, we've got some crafty gift ideas he'll love.

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Hairpin Legs

From coffee tables to bedside cabinets, hairpin legs add a unique style to your handmade furniture.

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Curb Appeal

A fresh coat or two of paint will do wonders for improving the look - and value - of your home.

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Living Small

Small living has become a way of life, with townhouse and apartments using clever design to maximise on floor space.

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Sharp!

Multi-Sharp, supplier of specialist tool sharpeners, has a sharpener for every tool in the home, workshop or garden.

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Box Shelves

Use pallet wood or pine to make these miniature box shelves that are perfect for displaying decor and trinkets.

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Hire Tools

If you're tackling a DIY home improvement or renovation project - hire the power tools you need.

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Quirky Hanger

Grab your Dremel tools and make this quirky coat rack for your winter coats. Quick and easy project.

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Touch Ups

Retouch Crayons and TouchUp Pens for touching up wood furniture. Hide small scratches & disguise faded areas.

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Empowered

Women have revolutionised the DIY sector by injecting creativity, enthusiasm, and a will to succeed.

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