DIY Projects


All DIY Projects (A-Z)

Bed Side Table

In this week’s episode of Get It Done, Peter and Annalien show you how to build a bedside table with a Scandinavian inspired design. Material: 18 volt Cordless drill driver 16mm Laminate Africa Wenge (Edging thin 1mm type – colour to match)   10.8 volt cordless drill driver frame Tops and bottoms  468mm x 400mm […]

Bedroom Ceiling & Walls

Episode 7 In Randgate, Randfontein, Paul and Lola Bester have a major problem with the walls and ceilings of their master bedroom. Mold and fungal spores have taken over the room, growing on every surface. The Make it Better team diagnosis the problem as one of a lack of ventilation, and solves their dilemma in […]

Bedroom Trunk

If you are looking for a storage solution for the bedroom, then a bedroom trunk might just be what you are looking for. Peter and Annalien builds a storage trunk that can be used in a variety of situations. You will need: Tools Material list     PCM 7 Compound Mitre saw Pine PAR 20mm […]

Bedroom Walls

Episode 8 The Make is Better team is in Somerset West today to help Marlese Lenhoff with her paint problem.  Marlese’s bedroom walls are peeling off just three months after painting them because the incorrect paint was used and it wasn’t applied properly. ‘Make It Better’ with Prominent Paints feature Bedroom Walls This text will […]

Bedside Table

What you need Tools Materials GST 18 Jigsaw Meranti 20mm Router plus parallel guide Table top  460 x 460mm – 1 piece PSR 18 Cordless drill Top sides 500 x 80mm – 4 pieces Spray Gun Top sides 500 x 80mm – 2 pieces PSR 18 Cordless drill  Leg slats 30-40mm round wooden bar (curtain […]

Bedside Table

Peter and Annalien decide to make a matching a bedside table from one that is rather old, see how Peter overcomes certain challenges attached to this. Peter also builds a picture frame without having to cut 4 pieces of wood at 45 degrees. See how he does it! Annalien makes a door stop in the […]

Biltong Cutter

  Material List: Material list Power tools 20mm hard wood (any kind is ok) PSR 14.4 VLI cordless drill 130mm x 330mm – 1 pieces PST 18 volt jig saw 60mm x 300mm – 2 pieces PSR 10.8 volt cordless drill driver 80mm x 100mm – 1 piece PSM 10.8 volt sander 1 planer blade […]

Biltong Dryer

This is what you’ll need Material List: Tools: Meranti 20 mm Jig saw 600mm  x 400mm – 2 pieces  Cordless drill drivers 600 mm x 368mm – 1 piece PDB 40 Drill press 400mm x 400mm – 2 pieces Router 40 mm x 500 mm – 4 pieces 3mm straight cutter – router bit Clear […]

Bird Feeder

Material List: Material list Power tools 20mm ply wood Cordless drill drivers (18 & 14.4 volt) 400 mm x 400 mm – 3 pieces PST 18 volt jig saw 40mm x 400 mm – 2 PSR 10.8 volt cordless drill driver 40 mm x 360mm – 2 pieces PEX 220 sander 200mm x 400mm – […]

Blackboard Makeover

What you’ll need: Material list 16mm chipboard 1500 x 1000 – 1 piece 1000 x 500 – 1 piece 3mm ply wood – 10 pieces 100 x 200 3mm ply wood – 300 x 300 NOTE: we can also use 6mm but nothing thicker as these are for the letters aluminium tread plate 1040 x […]

Blackboard Spice Rack

In this week’s episode of Get It Done, Peter and Annalien build a blackboard spice rack using an old window frame. You will need: Tools Materials PCM Compound Mitre saw Wooden window frame 12 volt Cordless Drill driver Meranti plankls 18 volt cordless drill driver 12mm dowel – 1500mm – 1 piece PEX Eccentric sander […]

Bookshelf

Peter and Annalien build a book shelf with a difference, this time they add a decorative façade that is cut out of ply wood and then stained with a dark varnish. Be inspired to build a version of your very own by following the easy steps. You will need: Tools  Materials iron 16mm melamine board […]

Bookshelf and coffee table

In this week’s episode of Get It Done, Peter and Annalien build a cantilever bookshelf and a glass topped coffee table. You will need Tools Materials PCM Compound Mitre saw Pine 20mm PAR NB not warped 12 volt Cordless Drill driver Back slat 200mm x 1600mm – 1 piece (cut to length) 18 volt Cordless […]

Bottle Vases

What you will need: Tools Material list GST 18 vli plus pls 300 guide Timber 40mm (meranti would look nice) 18 volt Cordless Drill driver  480mm x 180mm – 2 pieces PSR 10.8 200 mm x 180mm – 2 pieces spray gun 3 x wine bottles Pex 220 sander 4 x 60mm screws PSM 18 […]

Boundary walls

Episode 10 Today sees the Make it Better team heading off to Centurion to help Alet & Ben Swarts deal with the flaking, peeling & water damaged paint on their boundary walls. ‘Make It Better’ with Prominent Paints feature Boundary walls This text will be replaced List of Products & Tools Go to Boundary walls […]