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Cook your entire Christmas lunch on the braai

Even if you’re in charge, a substantial part of cooking a big festive season meal is waiting for the turkey to happen. Sitting in the...

Winning tip: Avoid injuries when walking your dog on a leash

If you have a lively dog at the end of an extended or reel-type leash and want to avoid injuries when your pet runs off...

Build a toy box on wheels

Build a toy box on wheels

Children always need somewhere to put their toys. Build a toy box on wheels, which will offer the perfect storage solution...

Build a workbench

Build a workbench

Guaranteed to be a welcome addition to your garage or workshop, here's how to build a workbench in just a few hours...

2014 DIY Handbook

2014 DIY Handbook

The 2014 DIY Handbook features an eclectic mix of weekend challenges, handy hints for the home, garden and garage, and more. Download it here....

Winning tip: irrigation on the cheap

Simple sprinklers don’t always cover the area I want to water. However, proper irrigation systems cost a fortune, so I came up with a R32...

Winning tip: new lease on life for cordless drill

After five years and many cycles, the 12-volt NiCad battery pack on my portable drill/driver expired. I devised a way to give it a new...

Get rid of mosquitos

Get rid of mosquitos

If your bedroom has steel-framed windows, try this solution to get rid of mosquitos flying around your head while you try to sleep...

Remove stains from grout in your shower easily

Ever tried to remove dark stains in the grouting and corners of your shower? It’s really hard work. For a solution that requires less effort,...

How to protect your knives

Knives are expensive so one must look after the sharp edges. Here's how to protect your knives...

Winning tip: How to build a humane mousetrap

Reluctant to kill the mice infesting his home, one of our readers decided to build a humane mousetrap...

Build a window seat

Build a window seat

Need to fill that nook? Here's how to build a window seat with storage facility beneath. It's challenging to build, but immensely satisfying once complete...

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