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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 12, 2016 | No Comments »

To the uninitiated, hand files and wood rasps may seem like very similar tools – they are both used to smooth and shape a given material right? Well yes, you are absolutely correct, they are both used for this purpose but one is for timber, the other for metal and other materials such as plastic Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 2, 2016 | No Comments »

It’s that time of the year when the sunny weather just makes you want to sit outside or even bring the outside in! Decking is a great way of doing that. Set 6″ by 2″ wooden joists about 500mm apart, sitting them on 2 side ledger beams – these can be fitted, screwed or built Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: July 29, 2016 | No Comments »

Renovating skirting boards can be a tricky job but here are a number of tips that will help you to get them looking amazing again. Painting Skirting Board Most of the time renovating your skirting board tends to mean stripping and then painting them. We have a project on painting skirting boards so you should Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: July 18, 2016 | No Comments »

Superb Woodworking Skills Many people struggle with modern art because of the perceived lack of traditional skills on display. That is an argument for a different website, but we wanted to share with you our experience of an exhibition that combines thoughtful art with skillful execution. DIY Doctor visited Trowbridge Arts based in the old Read on…