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Quick project

A quick and easy project using an offcut, moulding and a roll of aluminium tape to make a pretty candleholder.

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Eco-friendly home

As we embrace green living, now is as good a time as any to incorporate green touches to a home.

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Midcentury reno

A love of midcentury design steered the designer to layer contemporary details and midcentury elements.

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Competition winners

The Tools4Wood Leap Year competition has closed and the winners announced. Congratulations to all those who won.

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Mother's Day hamper

Here's your chance to discover the versatility of owning a Dremel MultiTool, plus a handy Workstation.

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Working with Wood show

Vermont Sales' Working with Wood Show and Austro from 8th to 11th June at 1125 Leader Avenue, Roodepoort

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Paint storage

Every workshop needs to be organised. In this feature we show how to make your own paint storage cabinet.

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Bosch giveaway

I was so happy when Bosch agreed to sponsor one of these amazing tools for our Mother's Day Giveaway.

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Designer pallets

If you are thinking about making pallet furniture for outdoors, take a look at the range offered by Paletten Moebel.

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Pallet tips

We offer some tips and tricks for when working with reclaimed timber pallets to make furniture.

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Grand Designs Live

Catch the DIY Divas at Grand Designs Live and enjoy 3 days of inspiration at the Ticketpro Dome, 20 - 22 May 2016.

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DIY kitchen

A new kitchen can be expensive, but taking the DIY route can save you thousands.

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Wooden plaque

In this project I offer two wonderful wooden plaque designs that you, or your older kids, can make for Mother's Day.

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Recycled plant holder

Here's a way to repurpose aluminium cans into a plant holder to add a touch of greenery to any room in a home.

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New house sign

After a neighbour fitted a new garage door, I repurposed a scrap panel into a house number.

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Ping pong lighting

Ping pong balls are an inexpensive way to make your own contemporary lighting with LED or CFL globes.

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Get organised

We put together some clever ideas that you can easily put into practice to help keep your home clutter-free.

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Breakfast tray

Re-purpose an old door or drawer front and dress up with tile to make a pretty breakfast tray.

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Inexpensive decorations

Use paper doilies and coloured paper to embellish a table and add a wonderfully feminine touch to Mother's Day decor.

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3 ways to make frames

3 ways to make a set of picture frames for a nursery, or for any room in the home.

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Desk on the cheap!

This modern desk is made using a couple of secondhand filing cabinets, a glass top, and a hollow core door.

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Antibacterial grout

Starlike is the first epoxy grout to offer antibacterial properties for bathrooms and kitchens.

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Tyre seat

With a few tools, supplies and some DIY savvy you can transform disused tyres into extraordinary high-profile seating.

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Use old pantyhose

I am one of those who attracts ladders in my pantyhose, so looking for new ways to use old pantyhose was a great idea.

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Quick tip

Here's a quick tip to ensure holes stay filled and prevent cracks in wood filler when filling screw holes in SupaWood.

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Mobile hose cart

Use PVC pipe to make this mobile cart for your garden hose pipe. Move it around and store a hose pipe with ease.

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Upholstered chair

After making the kiddies table and chairs a friend of mine asked me to make upholstered chairs for her daughter.

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Clothes tree

Use Plywood or SupaWood and colourful paints to make a coat tree to help keep children's bedrooms neat and tidy.

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Nail polish carousel

With this Nail Polish Carousel you can have all your colourful nail polish within easy reach.

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1 offcut 3 ways

This article highlights how you can use offcuts for 3 different decor projects, to use all your leftover wood.

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Fun shelves

This creative range of shelves for children's bedrooms offers designs that are fun and practical.

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Easy storage boxes

Recycle corrugated cardboard boxes into practical storage boxes and containers for your home.

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Inexpensive art

Use affordable plywood, a Dremel Multitool and Woodoc stain and wax to make your own wall art.

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Maintain your tools

You invest a lot of money in power tools, so it makes sense that you look after them.

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Green cleaning

You don't need expensive, toxic cleaning products for a healthy, fresh and clean home.

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Cute as a button!

Murray and Wells offer a variety of exciting furniture, including the playful button stools.

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Second chances

Old furniture deserves a second chance... any furniture can be given a modern revamp.

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Ready for winter

Whether it's preparing for winter rains, or keeping out winter chills, every home is going to require some maintenance.

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Make a play mobile

This wooden play mobile won't cost much and you can add colourful toys to keep your little one occupied.

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Update with spray paint

Easy and affordable way to use Rust-Oleum Universal metallics to update or add metallic finish to furniture.

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