Here are some ideas for making a quick and easy secret compartment wall shelf for all your small valuables.
The dual-flush button on the toilet snapped off. Here's a quick guide to replacing the button assembly.
Here's how to turn an ordinary fluorescent lighting fitting into an eye-catching feature using affordable materials.
Tiling itself is not waterproof. It is essential to have properly installed waterproofing behind tiled surfaces
Using Prominent Paints paving paint, the patio now looks ready for summer entertaining.
We offer a few tips and tricks for using this amazing tool to best advantage and for professional jointing of projects.
We are already starting to feel that spring is on the way. Refresh your outdoor space with colourful, patterned fabrics.
Dress up curtains
In this project we combine peony pink curtains with lime green tape trim to add a touch of elegance to a dining room.
One of the hardest decisions when renovating / building a home is to decide on the most suitable type of flooring.
Chinese paper lanterns are the cheapest lighting option you can buy and can be used to add instant impact to any room.
We put together a collection of ideas for using felled tree stumps as a base for dining tables.
Here's a wonderful quick and easy way to add a decorative bamboo headboard and turn any bed into a feature.
When doing your own home maintenance, repairs or projects, using safety gear is essential.
A 15-year old beach home is restored as a gift for a wife after 26 years of marriage - dream come true.
Celebrate the imminent arrival of Spring with the Tools4Wood Spring Competition and you could win these tools.
Before you toss out those old blinds, take a look at ways to recycle these into light fittings and furniture for a home.
In this article TAL provides useful tips and guides on how to apply glass mosaics to a shower floor.
Quite a few DIY Divas have commented on my faux pewter wall art and wanted to know how to make their own.
Pine scaffolding planks are ideal for this chunky platform bed or lookout for reclaimed scaffolding planks online.
This year's Hobby-X expo takes place from 1 to 4 September at the Heartfelt Arena, Pretoria.
For anyone who enjoys making their own clothes, here's how to make your own sewing mannequin.
Cheap costs more!
Readers have asked for advice on restoring laminate floors. Be aware that cheap may end up costing you more!
The Centipede table system offers multiple uses to set up table space anywhere - anytime.
Rather than spend a fortune on concrete planters, here's how to make your own on the cheap!
Fill boring blank walls with interesting objects to create a focal point or feature wall and add personality to a room.
For the ladies
This year’s Working with Wood Show from August 26 to 28 promises something for the ladies.
Secure glass panes
Some of the strips around the frame that hold the glass in place were missing. Here's an easy way to fix this.
It's that time of year when you need to look at maintaining wooden window frames.
In this project we make the picture frames themselves a feature by covering them with art paper.
Pieces that look almost beyond repair can be given a new lease on life using a variety of products.
Drill / Countersink
Cut down on the time spent drilling pilot holes and having to countersink all the holes by using one easy accessory.
LockLatch offers a new layer of improved door and window security so that your family can sleep peacefully at night.
Make this affordable DIY pine and plywood headboard to fit any size of bed. Finish in your choice of paint colour.
Love your home
A young couple turned a dowdy old house into a wonderful modern home with clever planning.
Blue on blue
Last year's 'blue blocking' trend continues to be popular and is perfect for giving a home a fresh, new look.
With Olfa's CS-5 combination keyhole saw and snap-off cutting knife you only need one compact cutting tool.
Avoid having too much clutter in a home with these easy solutions for keeping stuff organised.
We offer some sensible advice on how to avoid conflict that could result in an expensive legal battle.
Never too late
As we reach our 10-year anniversary, it's nice to look back on those who have attended our workshops.
Some scraps of pine and an hour to space are all you need to make this decorative spice rack for your kitchen.
With a layout typical of many older homes in SA, this average house adds on and transforms.
Kreg introduce the Automaxx clamp range for quick, convenient clamping with automatic adjustment.
Upgrade to energy efficient appliances and save on your monthly bill and reap the benefits of advanced features.
This dazzling revamp converted an outdated 3-bedroom into a sleek home for a trendy couple - and their pets!
Using affordable materials you can make your own modern vertical garden for kitchen herbs and salad veggies.
Tiny homes are no longer just a fad as TV shows reveal how tiny living allows you to live small in style.
Working With Wood
Diarize Saturday 3 September for the Working with Wood Show, in association with the Woodworking Fair - East Rand.
Here's how to make a dollhouse bookcase for a little girl's bedroom and that offers plenty of storage space.
We put together a list of reasons why this affordable tool is a valuable addition to your power tool collection.
Time to add a coat of paint and add curb appeal with Prominent Paints paving paint in Terracotta.
Beds for 4
Here are two cleverly planned children's bedrooms that allow plenty of space for a growing family.