Super simple magazine rack

Here's a great project where you can use any offcuts lying around or have some laminated pine shelving or meranti cut to size.



Stylish photo frame

Put your favourite photos on display with these easy-to-make photo frames. Use 6 or 9mm plywood and clear acrylic or glass sheets to make each floating photo frame.



Simple yet contemporary wine rack

This stylish and unusual wine rack displays seven bottles of your favourite vintage without taking up too much counter space.



Framed mirror with storage shelf

Dress up a hallway or entrance with a modern-look mirror and floating shelf. You can use PG Bison SupaWood, pine or plywood for this weekend project.



Make your own shelves

These shelves are very simple to make and can be used for storage anywhere in the home. You can paint then any colour you want, to match your decor.



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Make a decorative wood shelf

Love this project. The nice thing about this shelf is that you can easily hang in a rental home. Just use a couple of picture hanging nails to mount onto the wall. When you move out, fill in the holes with a bit of Polyfilla!


Make these trestle shelves

Dowel joints add strength to edge-to-edge joints. For this trestle shelving, the rails are attached to the legs using butt joints secured with dowels and wood glue.



Make a flip-up | flip-down table

Make this flip-up | flip-down table for a small townhouse or flat and simply flip-up the table when you don't need it.



Make a home wrapping station

This compact-sized, wall-mounted wrapping station keeps all of your ribbons, paper and accessories neatly organized. Build two identical pieces, one for paper and one for ribbons.



Make a lazy susan

This lazy Susan is not only used for sauces and spices, it can also serve as a floral centrepiece.



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Make a server for a dining room

A sturdy, high-quality one can leave a hefty dent in your finances, but you can enhance a few stock kitchen base cabinets with moulding, furniture feet, and knobs to produce a handcrafted piece for a fraction of the cost of buying one ready-made.


Make a parking garage for a little boy

My son actually made this project for the DIY Kids section, but having seen what is involved, I thought it would make a nice project for our DIY section - to make as a gift for a little boy, or for your son to play with during the coming holidays.


Make upholstered ottoman

An upholstered ottoman is wonderful to have in a lounge or living area. They not only provide additional seating when required, but can also serve as an extra table if needed (with the addition of a glass top). These cubed ottomans are given a tufted and upholstered top.


Easy panelling

You have probably seen projects that use board on board on board to build up a panelled look for walls. This project details how to use a few pieces of trim and moulding to create a panelled wall without all the fuss.


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Make your own trestles

Trestles are easy to make as a DIY projects and great to have around the house. Use them as table support for indoors or outdoors, or use them in the workshop.



Kids game for the school holidays

I think most kids spend the holidays saying "I'm bored" or "What can we do?" So, thanks to Skil and Sew Woodsy, you can now make a great game to keep the kids occupied during the school holidays!


Make a glass top coffee table

This week's do-it-yourself project is an easy project that won't cost a fortune, requires basic power tools, and the end result in a modern coffee table that is perfect for your home.



Make a lamp with off cuts

Use off cuts to create a table lamp with a difference. Not something you would find on the shelf at your local home store, this is a unique piece that you can easily make in a morning.



DIY coat tree stand

Fancy saving yourself R8000 simply by making this coat tree stand yourself?



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