If you have to work on DIY projects by yourself, you can increase productivity and limit aggravation with a crew of clamps, jigs, ropes and duct tape! There's a lot you can do solo if you use these tips and tricks.
For the Classroom
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It’s the little things that keep the plumber away. (Check out a bunch of DIY home repair tips to save you from the money pit.)
Exploded view of bins. Going to scale this down and use French cleat for parts storage in my shop.
How to paint kitchen cabinets. This is the primer that will stick to anything.
For The Home.
IKEA Style Toe Kick Drawer Storage - Genius Storage Ideas for Small Kitchens - Click for Tutorial
How to Build a Rain Barrel..This DIY rain barrel costs less than $100 and works just as well as the expensive one you can buy. Get complete how-to instructions and start saving water with the next rainfall. How to make your own rain barrel
Use these simple tips to make your workshop work smarter, cleaner, more efficient and more comfortable. Most of these tips use materials you have on hand and take less than 10 minutes to implement.
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Dryer Check! - Prevent house fires. Clean the lint from inside your clothes dryer as well as lint caught in the exhaust vent. You can complete the cleaning in about 30 minutes.
CLEAN every 3 months!!! A front-loading washing machine that won't drain may need nothing more than a simple filter cleaning- did this with my sis-in-law's washer the other day. Except that once it gets too full it can start leaking as well. Watch out!
Epoxy is the perfect material to make permanent repairs of rotting window sills, door jambs and exterior molding that are difficult to remove and expensive to replace. Epoxy is easy to handle too. You mix it like cookie dough, mold it like modeling clay and, when it hardens, you carve and sand it just like wood. It sticks like crazy and is formulated to flex and move with the wood, so it won't crack and fall out like some wood fillers.@Whitney Hunt you will need this info
CHECK THIS IF APPLYING FINISH TO INTRICATE PLACES Poly Finish with No Runs, Drips or Bubbles
This website is seriously the COOLEST site for homeowners! Just type in what you want to do/fix around your home and the website tells you how to do it!
Tips for Tight Miters and Miter Cuts Perfect-looking cuts every time, even on imperfect walls