DIY Project videos
DIY projects can be difficult to follow when they are written down on a piece of paper, but watching a video of how to do a project is much easier. Here we have some woodworking, metalworking and also acrylic projects that you can easily make yourself.
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This video shows how to use some pneumatic equipment to make a Halloween witch that jumps out of a bin once the passive infrared sensor is activated. To make this project you will need a suitable compressor, a pneumatic cylinder or rod less cylinder, a 12
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This video shows how to customise a van vault, which was bought at auction for about £30. You can see the completed vault here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5A0eO0dLVB0 To prevent boring people with multiple uploads of the same thing I have not iFeatured
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Van vaults are useful for storing tools, this one has been painted and modified to make it a bit unique in that the lid opens and closes via remote control. It also has remote control LED’s so that you can see what’s inside when dark. Total prFeatured
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This project shows how to make a wheel storage dolly for moving van wheels. This whole project was very inexpensive as the plywood was an off cut and the wheels were bought at auction. This is a great way of storing the winter or summer tyres when they arFeatured
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This video shows how to make useful rack or hanger that fits in the roof space above a garage door, this space is often wasted and can be easily utilised using this method. To make these hangers 3*2 timber was used, which was joined using biscuit joints rFeatured
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A line bender is a useful addition to any workshop where acrylic is being used to fabricate components. Line bending machines are not cheap but in this tutorial we are going to make a DIY line bender. To make the line bender you will need some suitable sh
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Tarpaulins can be used to cover sand pits but they are not ideal, here is a motorised deck that will cover the sand pit and keep the sand clean and dry.
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An inexpensive way to make a garden gate is using some tantalised 4*2 timber and some feather edge boards. You can easily make a garden gate to your required size easily using this method.
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In this video we make a large sand pit measuring 2.6m * 2.6m using railway sleepers. A sandpit like this will keep kids entertained for hours. The total cost of this project was in the region of £400 as the railway sleepers cost £200 and the s
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Moving small vehicles such as quad bikes or ride on lawn mowers can be difficult, especially if you need to move the vehicle to a different level. Here we make a pair of steel ramps, which are lined with Aluminium checker plate which means that a vehicle
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This wooden gate can easily be made in a few hours. This gate is made from redwood and is glued and screwed together using external wood glue and external wood screws.
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This video shows how to make a metal handle from a piece of 25mm*3mm flat mild steel bar, this is useful if you ever need to make a handle for something that keeps breaking as the steel will be extremely durable.
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Heavy duty angle brackets are extremely useful; these can be used to store ladders on walls or can be used for very heavy duty shelving.
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Making a fence panel can be an enjoyable DIY job, here we make a 6 foot panel from feather edge boards
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This video shows how to make a decorative table using Perspex, this is a time consuming project and can easily take a whole day to complete so be warned! Perspex is an ideal material for making a decorative table like this as it will never require paintin
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This video shows how to make a decorative furniture using Perspex. Perspex is an ideal material for making furniture like this as it will never require painting and is guaranteed to last at least 10 years.