Issue Number 43

May 1999


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A Games Coffee Table

Pegboard Tool Cabinet

The Painter's Shelf

Custom-made Router Slide

Stool for Weary Feet


Table of Contents


Inner City Cottage Renovation 1
by Don Bunting
Conversion of a cottage to suit a modern lifestyle.

Coffee Table (1)
by Craig Tilley
A games table for the family room.

Coffee Table (2)
by David Haskett
A different games table design with built-in storage.

Rejuvenating Polished Timber Floors
by Sharlene Wilkens
Bringing a 90-yr-old floor to life.

Readers Hints & Tips
Air supply for combustion heaters.

Home Improvement Basics: Concreting 3
Ready-mixed concrete paths, driveways & slabs.

A Pegboard Tool Cabinet
by Craig Tilley
A toolbox you can re-arrange to suit your needs.

The Painter's Shelf
by Pat Crowe
A simple ladder shelf to make painting less tiring.

Accurate Trenches the Easy Way
by John Newman
A custom-made Router slide to suit a Triton Mk 3 Workcentre.

A Shapely Stool for Weary Feet
by David Haskett
Padded stools are very useful and simple to make.



Renovate with Windows
For a complete new look, change the windows!

Learning About Electricity Without Getting Bored 8
Real power versus apparent power.

DIY with Bunnings Warehouse
Decorative Effects with Paint.

Save Energy, Save Money
by John Ross, Integral Energy
The role of Integral Energy in energy efficiency.

User Report
Panasonic 24V EY 6812VQKW Rotary Hammer Drill

by J L Mack

Tool Hire
by James Lynne
The simple solution to your home improvement woes.

MitrePlan (Mitre10)
Wall Tiling.

Queensland's 5-star Energy Efficient Home
GW Homes achieves first 5-star rating in south-east Queensland.

Time to Dry Out
Surface and subsurface yard drainage systems.

One Less Leaking Shower
by Pat Crowe
The story of an elusive leak

Book Reviews
Space Saving Furniture Projects
by Dave Mackenzie
How To Sell Your Home For More
by Ray Wood
Paint Techniques For Home Decorating