HINTS & TIPS VIDEOS

In this DIY video, we show you how to sharpen scissors using only a piece of steel wool. If your scissors aren't as sharp as they used to be, then try this tip to turn blunt scissors into razor-sharp cutters. All you need to sharpen your scissors is...
Dishwashing sponges see constant use in the kitchen, and after coming into contact with so many surfaces, they can accumulate harmful bacteria over time. The damp conditions provides the ideal breeding ground for bacteria to thrive. It's impractical...
Rosemary is an essential cooking herb for Mediterranean cuisine, and thankfully it's easy to grow at home. In this DIY video, we show you how to grow rosemary at home, and how to make new rosemary plants using cuttings. All you need to create free ro...
It can be tricky to accurately drill perfectly horizontal holes in a vertical surface, like a fence post or wall. In this DIY video, we show you how to make a handy guide to keep your drill bit level. This handy tool makes it easy to drill perfectly...
Click here to subscribe to Handyman Magazine on YouTube In this DIY video, we show you how to make a handy drill bit depth gauge so you can drill a hole to exactly the right depth.   Often when drilling a hole, you will need to drill to a certain d...
Subscribe to Handyman Magazine on YouTube  In this DIY video, we explain how to turn an ordinary milk, juice or water bottle into a handy watering can.   All you need for this hack is a milk bottle, a lighter and a nail.   First, heat the...
Subscribe to Handyman Magazine on YouTube When using spray paint, the nozzle can quickly become clogged, especially if the paint is allowed to dry. That can mean the spray will come out unevenly, compromising the quality of your paint job.  ...
Click here to subscribe to Handyman Magazine on YouTube   All it takes to create this handy plant spacer is a shovel, a tape measure and a permanent marker.   To make the plant spacer, simply make a big mark every 10cm and a small mark ever...
In this handy tip video, we show you a quick way you can use an elastic band as a bookmark.   Click here to subscribe to Handyman on YouTube Have you ever wanted to hold your place in a book, but don't have a bookmark at hand? You could use a...