How Can I Fix Broken Venetian Blinds?

How Can I Fix Broken Venetian Blinds?

A couple of years ago, I read a great article about Venetian blinds online and decided to equip my own home with them. Due to the fact that both of my first neighbors had two level homes, this allowed me

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Repairing a kitchen cupboard

Repairing a kitchen cupboard

A few years back we had a new kitchen installed, it’s proved reliable with the exception of a high cupboard with a lift up door. The screws holding the door to the hinge started dropping out. Because the doors are

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The Triggers Brush Principle and Bootstrapping

The Triggers Brush Principle and Bootstrapping

Trigger’s Brush is a phrase I like to use a lot. It refers to the roadsweeper character “Trigger” in the series “Only Fools And Horses”. One time Trigger gets his name in the paper for having the same brush for

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Stick welding rods and sheet – chair repair

Stick welding rods and sheet - chair repair

Normally all my welding is TIG welding, however this weekend I ventured into a bit of stick welding. The reason for this selection was to repair a chair and to provide guidance for repairing some more similar chairs. My friend

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BBQ Restoration – Part 4 Painting

BBQ Restoration - Part 4 Painting

Obviously I did not want the BBQ to get all rusty again so I wanted to give it a good coat of protection. The holes in the legs were filled with epoxy and the frame was primed with Finegan’s #1

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BBQ Restoration – Part 3 New Welded Shelf

BBQ Restoration - Part 3 New Welded Shelf

The shelf for the BBQ had had standing water on it for many years and hence had rusted badly. I had hoped to be able to re-use some of the metal from this for an ashpan but quickly realised that

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BBQ Restoration – Part 1 Strip down

BBQ Restoration - Part 1 Strip down

Earlier in the year I was given an old barrel shaped BBQ that had sat unused for about 8 years in the corner of a garden. It had filled with water and was very rusty. Despite looking like it was

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