How to Build a DIY Workbench

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This DIY workbench is something I just found at PopularMechanics.com, and I’m sure you’ll agree it’s a pretty nice unit when it comes to size, functionality, sturdiness and it’s also a do-it-yourself woodwork project. Now this is the first time I have ever visited this site. With a name like “Popular Mechanics” I imagined it [...]

Reclaimed Packing Timber Table

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All this timber just being wasted At my brothers factory, he is always receiving these long pallets of material that all include packing timber frames on the top and bottom of each pack. I must admit that I have seen these palettes over the years and not once did it occur to me to try [...]

How to Stop Water Hammer

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What is Water Hammer Wikipedia describes Water Hammer as: Water hammer (or, more generally, fluid hammer) is a pressure surge or wave caused when a fluid (usually a liquid but sometimes also a gas) in motion is forced to stop or change direction suddenly (momentum change). A water hammer commonly occurs when a valve closes [...]

5 DIY Chicken Coops

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There’s nothing better than fresh eggs in the morning. And the only way to get the freshest eggs is to have your own chickens. So no matter what the size of your backyard, there is a chicken coop that will fit your needs.  Build your own DIY Chicken Coop Building a chicken coop in your [...]

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DIY Handyman Toolbox App

DIY Handyman Toolbox, is an iPhone iOS App that includes quite a few very handy features for the home handyman and also for the construction industry. This app is METRIC only. (There is an Imperial version available on the app store, that doesn’t include the Oil Ratio calculator). The DIY Handyman Toolbox app features: 1. [...]

DIY Backyard Aquaponics

DIY aquaponics

Aquaponics, is a term that I is quite new to me, but it does seem like a very interesting system for producing organic vegetables in a very natural, cost effective way that also saves water. The simple explanation for Aquaponics is that you can use the water that has been naturally fertilised by fish, giving [...]

DIY Shelves – Industrial Iron Pipe Shelf

DIY Pipe Shelves Project

Here’s a fantastic step by step guide that I found recently of a DIY Shelves project that I plan on following myself real soon! The industrial rustic look you end up with looks amazing. This is a simple project using basic and easy to source materials. The materials required are: Threaded Iron Pipe Iron Pipe [...]

Big Wipes – Industrial Strength Cleaning Wipes

Big Wipes product review

I recently received a sample of a new product that has launched recently here in Australia. It’s an industrial strength cleaning wipe called “BIG WIPES”. You can think of them as a turbo-charged version of Wet-Ones, because they definitely belong in your workshop or factory. BIG WIPES are “pre-impregnated industrial-strength, dual-sided, antibacterial cleaning wipes” that [...]