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In this DIY video from Bosch, big wave surfer Mark Visser shows how to build a deck chair from an old hardwood pallet. Click here to get the full step-by-step instructions for this project Click here to download the project PDF The first step to...
Random orbital sanders are ideal for DIY. The powerful motor makes them capable of quick surface removal, and they can also be used for fine sanding. Unlike a standard orbital sander, the base disc moves in a random orbital pattern, allowing the sand...
In this DIY video from Bosch, big wave surfer Mark Visser shows how to make a handy surfboard fin coat rack. Click here to see the full step-by-step instructions for this project Click here to download the project PDF This rack is made from a sin...
Click here to subscribe to Handyman Magazine on YouTube In this DIY video, we show you how to build a toy truck out of balsa wood with the kids. Keeping the kids entertained over the school holidays with creative ideas can be daunting.  Simple...
One of the most essential power tools for DIYers is a cordless drill, and modern types are easy to use and come with many useful features. To install a drill or driver bit, open the chuck jaws by grasping the handle of the drill with one hand and tur...
Sponsored article An upholstered storage box could cost hundreds of dollars from a furniture store, but you can make one at home for a fraction of the price.   All you need to create this project is a 2400 x 1200mm x 9mm sheet of MDF, 12mm medium den...
A deck can transform your backyard by creating a fantastic outdoor entertaining area that the whole family can enjoy.   In this step by step video series, we take you through the whole process of building a deck from designing the deck to final...
In this DIY Video, we explain how to install posts to support a deck.   The posts are the most important part of the deck as they support the structure of the deck.   Posts are attached to post supports which can be concreted into the footi...
In this DIY video, we explain what you need to know about bearers and joists when building a deck.   Bearers run parallel to the ledger. If you need to join two bearers for a long span, you'll need to create a half lap directly over a post.  ...