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Category "Do-it-yourself & Construction"

How to paint kitchen cabinets

How to paint kitchen cabinets

Painting kitchen cupboards are great ways to give them a new look. However, it can also be a major hassle and it can quickly and easily turn into a disaster if you do not paint the kitchen cabinets properly. There are a few simple tips that you can follow to make sure that your painting job comes out as good as it can and that your kitchen looks like a professional job when you are done.
How to make a U-shaped desk

How to make a U-shaped desk

It is not difficult to make a U-shaped desk as long as you are aware that U-shaped desks are actually three I-shaped office desks put together. The first thing you need to do is determine the dimensions of your desk and put together the materials. All you need now is the right tools and you are minutes away from making your U-shaped desk.
How to build hanging shelves

How to build hanging shelves

Antique shelves, wardrobe shelves or a wall bookshelf are easy to build as wall hanging shelves. You only need the right materials, the right tools and of course, patience. Wooden shelves are the easiest to build. They can serve as wall cupboard shelves, bookshelves or storage shelves. You must choose the wood that you would like to use and you are on your way to building yourself the best looking shelves.
How to make drawer dividers?

How to make drawer dividers?

Drawer dividers are used to separate a drawer into sections, allowing you to organise the contents. You can purchase drawer organizers from a supply store, it is much less expensive to make it yourself. They are easy to make, by using lattice wood and a saw. You do not need any screws, glue, or any extra material. You can make a drawer divider in a few short steps. This article will show those few steps.
How to make a weather vane

How to make a weather vane

A weather vane tells you the direction the wind is coming from, and it also points you to the north. This is used to predict weather patterns. The vane spins and points in the direction of the wind. The weather vane is one of the first meteorological tools developed. This article will show you how to make a weather vane.
How to make a roller coaster

How to make a roller coaster

A roller coaster ride might give you goose bumps in your stomach while you are on it. But the fact, constructing a roller coaster could sound more exciting to some of you. Designing a roller coaster is actually a difficult task for those who are in this business. Now, with the help of latest technology trends has become a lot easier.
How to build a bike storage shed

How to build a bike storage shed

Bikes left outside to the harsh elements of the weather can soon show the signs of neglect if not properly cared for. Housing them inside a purpose-built bicycle shed will mean they are kept dry and protected as well as offering storage facilities for your tools and spare equipment. To learn how to build a bicycle storage shed read the guide below.
Comparing the prices of power saw tools

Comparing the prices of power saw tools

Power tools are ideal for heavy duty work because they get the job done easier and faster. Among the list of power tools, power saw seems to be the most overused. There are three types of power saw: power hacksaws, band saws, and circular disk saws. These are all electric or battery powered and made for different purposes.
How to create framed pictures and posters

How to create framed pictures and posters

You can hang pictures or posters in your home to give it a homey feeling, and choose your own colours. Frames can be very expensive. However, there is a way to create framed pictures and posters at a lower cost. This article will show you how to create framed pictures, posters and mattes to display in your home in a few short steps.
Where to buy a shower head extension

Where to buy a shower head extension

Is your shower head not cutting it? A shower head extension, or a shower arm extension, can be a life saver for a weak shower head. Finding a good one, luckily, is not as difficult as installing a shower, either. Read on to learn more.
Where to buy replacement Samsung refrigerator parts

Where to buy replacement Samsung refrigerator parts

Samsung freezers and refrigerators have an excellent reputation in the appliance world and buying a fridge Samsung can be a good investment. However, when you buy a Samsung appliance or any other appliance for that matter, you always have the chance of finding yourself in need of repairs - and in need of repair parts. When your Samsung fridge freezer is broken or not working properly, there are a few possible places to go to get Samsung spare parts.
How to fit an under cabinet light

How to fit an under cabinet light

Under cabinet lights can be used in kitchens or in display cabinets in order to provide a nice glow to the inside of the cabinet. You may also use an under cabinet light under the base of your top cabinets in your kitchen in order to shed light on your counter-tops. Under cabinet lights range greatly in price and complexity, and if you need to fit an under cabinet light into your cabinets, you need to weigh the benefits of the different sizes of lights along with the costs and decide on what option is best for you given your available space.
How to put up shower curtain rails

How to put up shower curtain rails

Shower curtain rails come in many different styles, and it can be hard to choose the one you want to install. Installing showing curtain rails is easy to do and does not take much time. Hardware stores sell shower curtain rail kits which includes the hardware which is needed to install them. The kits come with instructions also which show you the correct way to install them.
How to make a shipping container home

How to make a shipping container home

Shipping containers were invented by Malcolm Mclean in 1954. The reason for his invention was to make it far more streamlined to transport cargo whether by truck or ship. Due to McLean's invention, shippers could easily transfer cargo in its container from a ship and onto a truck - or visa versa - quickly and easily. It was not until 2006 that McLean's invention became useful in yet another application: home construction. Making container housing is an economical way to create a green home for yourself and your family.
A guide to buying a Bosch impact driver

A guide to buying a Bosch impact driver

An impact driver can be valuable in the arsenal of tools of anyone that works in construction. A professional will use the tool on a day-to-day basis while an amateur just for home DIY purpose. This article will provide you a guide to buying a Bosch impact driver.