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Steel Framed Composite Deck
Designing and building a deck as a DIY project is straightforward. Most decks are a simple arrangement of posts or piers supporting bearers and joists upon which the decking boards are laid. The proposed location of this deck next to a saltwater sw...
Industrial-Style Wall Shelves
Wall shelves are an ideal storage solution for small rooms, and they’re easy to make and install. These industrial-style shelves are made from old recycled timber, and feature brackets made from galvanised pipe fittings. The first step is to prepa...
Doll's House Book Shelf
Encouraging kids to put their books away will be a little easier with this doll’s house and bookshelf combo.   Using Forescolor coloured MDF from Porta, the frame of the doll’s house was built first, then the shelves, room dividers and roof were a...
How To Build A Kid's Desk With Storage
Set up a special zone where kids can draw and read by building a desk and matching bench seat with built-in storage for toys. We used Forescolor coloured MDF by Porta in blue to skip the hassle of painting. The bench seat slots perfectly inside th...
Deck privacy screen
In this DIY video, we show you how to install a privacy screen for an outdoor area. This split-level deck was recently built in an inner city backyard, but with the neighbours so close on either side, and with the elevated deck position, privacy c...
Steel-Framed Deck
The old dairy at this rural property had been converted into guest accommodation, but as it was built on a slope, it lacked a level access point. A deck was built off a set of French doors to create a level access point and an outdoor area, creati...
Circular Saw
Subscribe to Handyman on Youtube A circular saw is a powerful tool that’s ideal for making straight cuts in a variety of types of timber.   Like any powertool, circular saws can be dangerous, so when you’re using one, make sure you’re wearing th...
Dress-up Mirror
In this DIY video, we show you how to make a kids dress-up mirror for your little actor. Subscribe to Handyman on Youtube Children love dressing up, and this easy mirror makeover will light up the life of junior performers, helping them get int...
Toy Car Parking Garage
In this DIY video, we show you how to build a toy car parking garage to double as a toy and handy storage. Subscribe to Handyman on Youtube Build young revheads a parking garage to house their fleet of toy cars and trucks. The kids will love la...
In this DIY video from Bosch, big wave surfer Mark Visser shows how to build a deck chair from an old hardwood pallet. Click here to get the full step-by-step instructions for this project Click here to download the project PDF The first step...
Random Orbital Sander
Random orbital sanders are ideal for DIY. The powerful motor makes them capable of quick surface removal, and they can also be used for fine sanding. Unlike a standard orbital sander, the base disc moves in a random orbital pattern, allowing the s...
Surfboard Fin Towel Rack
In this DIY video from Bosch, big wave surfer Mark Visser shows how to make a handy surfboard fin coat rack. Click here to see the full step-by-step instructions for this project Click here to download the project PDF This rack is made from a...

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