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Hang a shade sail

At a cost of around R500, a shade sail is one of the cheapest and easiest DIY solutions for shade in a garden.

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Bosch Planer

Thanks to the Bosch PHO electric planer, it's possible to carry out projects with greater precision and speed.

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Air-dry clay

Use air-dry clay to make a selection of handcrafted bowls that are wonderful for gifts for Valentine's Day.

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Pallet daybed

Use cheap (or free) reclaimed wood pallets to make a comfortable daybed for your patio or garden.

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If I had a hammer...

While we women like to think we're just as good as men when it comes to DIY... we have our limits!

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Nylon vs Plastic

A topic that we regularly discuss at our DIY Divas workshops is the use of plastic or nylon wall plugs.

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Wetland pool

Unused for almost four years, Jane Griffiths decide to convert her swimming pool into a wetland pool.

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Water on tap

There's never been more incentive to install a storage tank for rainwater or greywater harvesting.

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Plant hangers

Hanging plants are a wonderful way to bring a touch of the garden to your indoor spaces.

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MPS blades

MPS Blades are leading producers of high quality cutting with long-lasting blades for all types of cutting machinery

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Wood slices

Here are some wood slice ideas to keep in mind if you plan on having trees felled or trimmed.

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Wall gallery

Use galvanised pipe and fitting to make an easy rustic picture gallery that looks great with cottage or industrial decor.

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Make it

Make an interesting hideaway for baby using materials and supplies readily available at your local Builders.

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Farm house

On a remote farm in the heart of the country, an outbuilding becomes a warm, rustic guest cottage.

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quick fix

Gaps around floors are a common problem in older homes, or where floors have been sanded or carpets removed.

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Be mine!

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I thought it might be nice to have a feature on wire crafts.

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Bi-metal hole saw

Cut into aluminium, copper, mild steel (sheet metal), stainless steel (sheet metal), zinc, wood, and PVC with ease.

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Room for TV

Deciding where to mount a flat screen TV can be a tricky issue for a perfect viewing angle.

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LED lighting

Today's homeowners are making the practical choice of installing high-efficiency LED lighting.

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Top 3 tips

Take a quick read through these top three tips designed to have you upcycle-ready in no time.

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Woodoc Totim

Totim is a water-borne exterior sealer that is ideal for all exterior wooden surfaces exposed to severe weather conditions.

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Convert garage?

Whether you're looking to add an extra bedroom or a flat that you can rent out, we look at what you need to know.

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Divide & conquer!

Room dividers offer you a way to divide up open plan living spaces without spoiling your paint job!

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Designer Shutters

Designer Shutters are made-to-measure and easy to fit and add privacy and value to a home.

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Fun game

Make your own fun games to play when travelling, or when spending time at home.

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Carpet tiles

For the discerning homeowner looking for flooring options, Monn has introduced a new range of contemporary carpet tiles.

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Microwave myths

Despite advances in technology, myths around microwave cooking continue to persist in health-conscious homes.

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2-in-1

Skil 4600 AA CombiSaw combines two popular DIY tools in one: a reciprocating saw and a jigsaw.

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Crafty!

If you own a Dremel MultiTool, engraving on pebbles and rocks is just another fun craft you can discover.

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Modern nursery

Whether it's weeks or months until your new addition is due, you want the nursery to be ready in advance.

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