G'day Knuckleheads. In this Owner Builder Series Episode we're up to doing the wall tiling in the bathrooms. Justin gives out some very handy tips on how to lay wall tiles in the bathroom. Check it out and let me know what you think.
G'day Knuckleheads and welcome to Episode 35! With the wall and floor tiling completed it's time to grout the tiles. In this episode Justin takes us through the tips and tricks of applying the wall and floor grout. Grouting really finishes the job off and is a job that any DIY'er can do by themselves. Check it out and let me know what you think :-)
This video will show you how to bleed trapped air from a baseboard heater. If your baseboard heat is cold with the heat turned on, this might work for you.
Learn how to replace the sash lock on window. This repair will help fix a drafty window, or may even help to fix or prevent a window from rattling or shaking in the wind.
This video will show you what to look for if you dishwasher stops turning on or filling with water.
This video will show you how to remove broken nails without a nail head from a piece of wood, or your wood siding project.
This video will show you how to fix a wood pecker hole in the side of your house.
G'day, Knuckleheads, Uncle Knackers here. In this Episode, we look at making, and standing up the stud wall frames. How to build a stud wall frame is pretty straight forward but it is handy to know a few basic principles before you get stuck into it! Check it out!
This video will show you how to stop a toilet from constantly running and what to look for. There are many different reasons why a toilet may keep running, we'll take the toilet tank cover off and show you what to look for inside and what might break or go wrong.
G'day Knuckleheads. In this Owner Builder Episode we look at laying the timber floor. You'll see in this video the team showing you how to lay a timber / wooden floor. The timber or wood l used for the floor was a species of timber called Blackbutt. It's a solid 19mm x 130mm board which is very hardy and should stand up to a fair bit of abuse…which it will get at my place :-) Timber floors really give a warmth to your property and are well worth the effort.
G'da,y Knuckleheads, Uncle Knackers here. In this Episode, we look at marking the wall studs. Making a stud wall is pretty straight forward but you just have to know a few basics first. This stud wall framing video looks at a few basic principles that will hopefully set you up to make your first stud wall frame. Check it out!
G'day, Knuckleheads, and welcome to Episode 22 of my Owner Builder Series. In this video we look at cutting and setting up Verandah / Decking Posts. It's really important that you get thuds right as nothing looks worse than badly set up posts. Check it out and let me know what you think!
G'day, Knuckleheads, and welcome to Episode 20 of my Owner Builder Series! In this Episode, we look at installing the Wall Wrap which goes on before the cladding is installed. It's a vapour membrane that protects the frame and internal linings from moisture damage.
G'day Knuckleheads. Welcome to Video 1 in my new Handy One Minute Tip Video Series! This Episode we look at the chalkline and what l use to fill mine up with. Check it out and let me know what you think.
G'day Knuckleheads. Here's a Handy One Minute Stud Wal Framing Tip! Building stud walls is a fairly straight forward job. This tip will make it a little bit easier.
G'day Knuckleheads. Todays one minute stud wall framing tip looks at a really easy way of squaring up your stud wall prior to installing a brace. Check it out and let me know what you think. :-)
G'day Knuckleheads. Here's my latest one minute stud wall framing tip! Marking on the floor where your wall studs are located is a real handy thing to do. It makes installing your baseboard or skirting board that much easier. Give it a go. You'll be glad you did.
Welcome to another Handy One Minute Stud Wall Framing Tip! How to frame a stud wall is a reasonably straight forward job to do but knowing a few extra framing tips is always a Bonus! Blocking out your walls to provide somewhere to screw a fixture to is one of those handy tips. You no longer need to look for a stud as you have a solid block to attach to!
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Sit back grad some popcorn and learn how to remove the drain stopper, or plunger from your bathtub, so that you can replace it, or remove a hair clog.
This tutorial will demonstrate how to apply silicon caulking to a bathtub or shower surround, so that it's waterproof, and will not leak.
Here's a fast easy way to remove and disconnect your Shark Bite quick connect fitting, without a special tool to do it. We'll show you a awesome little trick using an adjustable wrench. This will work an all different size Shark Bite fittings.
This pallet wood project is a really cool pallet project as you can make it from just one pallet board, it's super easy to make, and it's virtually free. The extra sound that comes out is quite surprising. Having said that, don't expect it to sound like a fully fledged designated speaker or you'll be disappointed.
How to make a set of Rustic Bedside Tables from Pallet Wood! Pallets are a great source of recycled wood and are perfect for this project. I decided to make the bedside tables to replace the dodgy ones that l currently have and also to add to my ever expanding pallet wood furniture collection.
This video will show you how to move or offset door in a door frame.
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This rustic floating shelf project is one of the easiest pallet jobs that l have ever done. Floating shelves look great as there aren't any shelving brackets visible, which makes the whole look very streamlined. My floating bookshelf also has the added feature of movable bookends with a handmade wooden nut!
This is a how to video on how to remove a light that broke from a lamp. This is also easier than destroying a potato. Just be sure to please unplug the lamp before attempting this. Failure to do so can result in serious injury or death. Never allow children to perform this operation.
How to make a stool from recycled wood. The rustic wooden stool l'm making in this video is dual purposed. Initially it's for a child but it can also be used as a step stool. I made this stool from hardwood fence palings but you could also use pallet wood. It's a very simple stool to build and should only take a couple of hours or so to make.
How to make a rustic coffee table from reclaimed pallet wood. My coffee table is a combination of pallet wood for the legs and frame, and an old painters plank for the top. The coffee table has a drawer which is perfect for the remote controls or the TV Guide. You could even use this coffee table as a TV Stand. I tried it and it looks really good.
How to build a Hall Table from recycled wood pallets. I love pallet furniture and this wooden pallet project is no exception. It's easy to build and costs very little money. The hall stand is made entirely from old pallets and hardwood fence palings. Hall tables are very practical and are suited for those narrow areas where a normal table would be to big. My hall table, or hall stand also includes drawers which makes it a handy spot to put your car keys or mail.
How to build a really easy, but AWESOME Grind Box.! A grind box, or a skate box is a must for any skater. The grind box in this video is not only very easy to build but it can be made in under a day and with minimal tools. This grind box also has wheels that makes it incredibly easy for the kids to move around. The coping is galvanized steel with a slightly rounded formed edge. This makes for an ultra smooth grind! The skate surface is thick plywood, which makes for a very solid and tough gri...
How to use a tape measure so that you can write on it clearly. Tape measures are one of the most useful tools in your tool kit. Unfortunately it's difficult to write on them clearly because of its glossy surface. In this video l show you how to modify your tape measure to turn it into a really handy note pad.
This video will show you how to protect and clean the plastic fenders on your ATV or dirt bike. This is very easy to do and only takes a few minutes.
This video will show you how to install an air conditioner into a window.
How to build a simple planter box from reclaimed pallet wood and hardwood fence palings. Planter boxes come in all shapes and sizes and mine is a little different than most. It's taller and narrower than many of the ones you see.
This video will show you how to remove a stubborn,stripped,damaged or rusty bolt using a set of alligator Vise Grip pliers. Usually this will do the trick and get a bolt with a stripped head out for you.
This video will show you how to set your circular saw blade to the proper depth, so that you can cut a piece of plywood back to the rafters.
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How to make a Cool Pallet Chair from old pallets and hardwood fence palings. Pallet chairs are great and look really good in the right environment. Another great advantage is that the pallet chair is basically FREE! This is such an easy project that is within every bodies capabilities. All you need is one Pallet and a couple of hardwood fence palings. That's it!