DIY tips and tricks

Everyday DIY tips I do or spot on the net...
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a woman in glasses holding a drill and a screwdriver next to a cactus
How to Become Handy
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the front wheels of a vehicle are shown in this close up photo, with only one wheel missing
Every little thing means something... ⋆ handycrowd.com
Every little thing means something. Stop, find out what has happened. Here's a story which could have had serious consequences...
the corner of a room with a hole in the wall and screws on it
Cutting down IKEA units ⋆ handycrowd.com
Cutting down IKEA units
a blue bug crawling on the side of a wall
Nine ways: Getting nails out, even when buried ⋆ handycrowd.com
Nine ways: Getting nails out, even when buried
a person wiping down a wooden surface with a cloth
How do I remove pencil marks on wood?
Pencil marks are surprisingly difficult to remove from wood grain. Wiping smears them all over and sanding often seems to push the graphite further in! Easily remove future pencil marks using alcohol (no, not whisky!). I expect that a few different types of solvent might work too. Anyone tried nail polish remover?
a roll of blue tape with an arrow on the front and back of it's wrapper
Blue masking tape: Top 10 tips ⋆ handycrowd.com
Blue masking tape: Top 10 tips
an old machine is sitting on the side of a tree stump in front of a building
Tools on the ground? Never! ⋆ handycrowd.com
Tools on the ground? Never!
a close up of a broken door knob on the side of a building with peeling paint
How to remove drywall ⋆ handycrowd.com
How to remove drywall. Easy way by finding and removing the drywall screws and cutting the joint tape. Simply lift out the boards :-)
many different types of screws are stacked together
Metric wood screw dimensions explained ⋆ handycrowd.com
Metric wood screw dimensions explained
a bald man holding a knife in his right hand and giving the thumbs up sign
How to fix stripped wood screw threads ⋆ handycrowd.com % %
How to fix stripped wood screw threads
three people are holding scissors and standing on a ledge with words above them that read practice yourself in little things, and then proceed
Tips on How to Use a Hammer Properly
Tips on How to use a Hammer Properly. Learn this basic skill in an hour.
a wooden cutting board with a note attached to it
Turn Your Mistakes, Tool Slips or Accidents into Features ⋆ handycrowd.com
Turn Your Mistakes, Tool Slips or Accidents into Features
a tube of decorators caulk is shown with the tip sticking out from it
Quick Tip: How to Caulk Before Painting ⋆ handycrowd.com
Quick Tip: How to Caulk Before Painting
the book how to be handy is on display
How to be Handy [hairy bottom not required] Book Release.
Change the way you look at the physical world, to see it through 'practical eyes'. Using the RELEARN method explained in the book and much, much more.
a person is measuring the height of a piece of wood with a tape measure tool
Images Coming Together for the Book... Oh and a tip... ⋆ handycrowd.com
What is little slot in the end of a tape measure for?