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Welcome to the Ultimate Handyman DIY forum. You can find out how to get the best use of the forum in this section. If you are thinking of joining this forum please read the post in here about joining.

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 Post subject: Cheap kitchens| Laura Digweed | Kitchen spammers
PostPosted: Tue Dec 24, 2013 1:52 pm 
We are constantly being bombarded with kitchen spammers who continually come on here and open an account and post spammy links. Hopefully nobody is stupid enough to buy a kitchen from any of these pathetic firms.

Obviously this company is desperate to part you from your cash, when looking for a Kitchen company ensure that the firm you use has a physical address and not just a website and telephone number.

Here are some pictures ...

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 Post subject: TV program requests
PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 6:37 pm 
DIY seems to be very popular among TV producers at the moment and every few weeks we get posts in the forum asking for people to get in touch to be considered for a TV program, some companies even email first to ask for permission.

To make things clear and to avoid any confusion here is the forum’s stance on TV programs-

You cannot post in the forum asking for participants in any way shape ...

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 Post subject: Donnas Dream house charity
PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 10:32 pm 
Donnas dreamhouse

As everyone is aware the forum is free and always will be free but some people do appreciate the help and often want to make donations. I'm not keen on many charities as many are large corporations who's directors earn hundreds of thousands of pounds per year. recently I was watching TV and saw a brief clip of Donnas Dreamhouse which is a charity that looks after terminally ill children and their families. ...

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 Post subject: How to embed youtube videos
PostPosted: Sat Jul 10, 2010 10:15 am 
How to embed youtube videos.

With the forum upgrade it became difficult to embed youtube videos, now it has been made much easier.

To insert a youtube video into a post, first go to youtube and find the video that you want to post-


In the address bar is the url of the video, highlight the url using the mouse by left clicking in the address bar, it will turn ...

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 Post subject: Posting pictures
PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:47 pm 
Pictures often help people get a better idea of the situation and so posting pictures is often beneficial to everyone involved.

We have a dedicated forum modification for posting pictures, called the attachment mod. Please use the attachment mod whenever possible, rather than hosting the image on a third party image hosting site.

The problem with hosting the pictures on a third party site is that the pictures are often removed from that site and ...

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 Post subject: How to Join this forum
PostPosted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 5:06 pm 
Here is a flash tutorial of how to Join this forum-

How to Join the Ultimate handyman Forum

You need to be a registered member before you can ask questions or enter the forum competition.

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 Post subject: How to resize Pictures easily
PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 8:21 pm 
Here is a tutorial on how to easily resize a photo or hundreds of photo's at the same time using microsoft image resizer. It is a free program and makes resizing pictures very easy.

If you wish to resize pictures to attach them in this forum you should select the 800*600 size.

How to Resize Pictures

The direct link to the microsoft powertoys page is here- ... rtoys.mspx

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 Post subject: How to attach pictures to posts
PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 5:07 pm 
Here is a flash tutorial that shows how to attach a picture to a post in the forum.--

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 Post subject: Forum Rules
PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2007 5:18 pm 
The forum rules can be found here-

Forum Rules

Please read the rules and ensure that you understand them fully

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 Post subject: How to resize pictures using Microsoft Photo editor
PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2006 3:11 pm 
Microsoft Photo editor seems to come as standard on all pc's that are using windows, so here is how to resize pictures so that they can be used with the attachment mod.

Here I am resizing a picture that is over 500kb in size-

Open up the picture in Photo editor-


Click on Image and then select resize-


On this box select pixels in the drop down menu on the right hand side ...

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