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If you fancy creating a summery beach style in your bathroom, why not have a go at making this upcycled pallet cabinet? The wood we’ve used is reclaimed from an old pallet and is sanded down to create a smooth driftwood-like finish. You can scale up the pallet cabinet to whatever size you’d like for your bathroom. We have used the sides and planks of the pallet to determine the overall size and this finished cabinet is 430 x 325 x 110mm. Pallet Cabinet DIY Tutorial By Cassie Fairy Tools and Materials To do this DIY project you’ll need the following tools: Hand saw Wrecking bar Hammer Mitre box Palm sander Drill with drill bits Router with cutting bits Screwdriver 1 x Pallet (the width of these planks is 73mm, you will need to adjust your measurements if the slats of your pallet are wider or narrower than 73mm) 700…

Eager to try out a different DIY project? Learn how to make clay yourself using simple household ingredients and start crafting! We have chosen the 3 easiest and cheapest methods to make clay, so make sure you try them all before choosing your favourite. Don’t forget to tag us in your clay creations online using #manomaker – we would love to see what you’ve been up to! Go on, get making and seize the clay! 💪 How to Make Clay Cold Porcelain Clay Ingredients: 225 ml white glue 125 grams of cornflour 1 tbsp lemon juice/vinegar 1tbsp baby oil Optional glitter and food colouring Find a microwave safe bowl and fill it with the cornflour. Add in the remaining ingredients (excluding glitter and food colour) and stir well with a whisk or spoon until you reach paste-like consistency. Put the bowl in the microwave and heat it for 1 minute 30…

Sick of tripping over your hose reel and looking for a cheap way to cover it up? Hide your hose reel in this handy DIY planter box! The simple turning mechanism inside will allow you to take the hose reel in and out of storage easily, whilst making sure that your garden looks tidy. DIY Planter Box with Hose Reel Tools and materials To make a garden hose reel DIY planter box you’ll need the following tools and materials: Mitre saw Drill / screwdriver Hole saw drill bit cutter Wood drill bits Nail gun Coping saw Planks and rods of wood and a board of MDF measuring as follows: 5 planks measuring 240 x 68 x 2.1cm 1 plank measuring 240 x 3.2 x 3.2cm 1 rod measuring 100 x1.9cm and another measuring 100 x 2.7cm An MDF board measuring 120 x 60 x 3cm Wood screws Sand paper White…

Need a new table for your kitchen? If you’re a fan of rustic chic and you don’t want to spend too much, then roll your sleeves up and learn how make a DIY Pallet Table yourself. Pallets are so easy to find and versatile that you can create anything with them, from small pieces of furniture to large items. DIY Pallet Table Tools and materials To make your DIY pallet table you will need the following tools and materials: Reciprocating saw Reciprocating saw blade for wood and metal Orbital sander Mitre saw Drill/ screwdriver Pocket hole jig Nail gun Screw clamps 1 pallet measuring 120 × 100cm MDF panel measuring 120cm x 60cm x 10mm Wood screws Coloured varnish Brush Cost, time and difficulty This project can cost less than £40 depending on the tools you already have. If you need to purchase some of the tools and materials used, you can browse this…

Looking for a pergola for your garden or patio but can’t get your budget to stretch far enough? This tutorial will take you step by step through how to build a DIY pergola easily and without spending too much. You can even match it to the rest of your garden furniture! With the arrival of the good weather it’s important to have shade to protect you from too much sun (yes, even in the UK… 🙂 ) . Pergolas, arbors, or gazebos can be ideal, however, it can sometimes be difficult to find the one you want for the price that suits the size and style of your garden or patio. To get the perfect pergola for your patio, why not make your own DIY pergola and match it to the rest of your outdoor furniture? Tools and Materials To make a DIY pergola such as the one in this…