DIY

D.I.Y "Do it yourself" or home improvements. Fixing things around the house. Also see repairs

The grout is strong in that one

The grout is strong in that one

If you have been following my twitter feed you will know I have been renovating my shower room after we found, just before Christmas that the floor was rotten. I took the tiles off the cubicle and the cause of

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Doing it yourself?

Doing it yourself?

Are you handy with a hammer or perfect with a paintbrush? Do you know your nuts from your bolts? Have your home improvements gone way beyond fixing the odd drawer? These are the questions that TV company Love Productions are

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Felting a shed roof

As part of my roof upgrade I’ve been putting felt on the roof. I used two layers of felt, the underfelt does not have the stone chippings on it that protect the felt from the effects of the sun. I’ve

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Shed Roof Project

Shed Roof Project

When I inherited the Workshopshed I was impressed by the clear plastic roof and how much light it gave. However as the first winter hit I spotted that it provided no thermal insulation at all and also had some issues

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DDIY – Don’t Do it Yourself?

DDIY - Don't Do it Yourself?

Lisa Anne Auerbach from the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest raises the idea of “Don’t Do it Yourself” which has not surprisingly got their backs up at Make Magazine. She raises the concern that by attempting to “Do it Yourself”

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