Issue Number 52

November 2000


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Knockdown Bookcase

Custom-built Buffet

Laundry Hideaway

Make Your Own Picture Frames

Electronics Equipment Trolley

Tilt-top Coffee Table


Table of Contents


Knockdown Bookcase & Display Rack
by D. Haskett
Extra storage or a portable display when you need it.

DIY with Bunnings Warehouse
Water Fairies in the Garden: How to make
a Bubbling Pot or a Mill Stone Fountain.

A Buffet for All Occasions
by Craig Tilley
Make the most of your dining space with
this custom-built buffet.

MitrePlan (Mitre10)
Construct a Children's Playcentre.

Jumbo Safety Pins
by Pat Crowe
How to stop things falling off.

Dirty Clothes Hideaway
by Craig Tilley
A practical and attractive hamper that
can be made in an afternoon.

Fine Depth Adjuster for the Router
by G. Roberts
This useful modification can be adapted
to work on many different routers.

Seaside Corrosion
Tips from BRANZ on preventing rust.

Make Your Own Picture Frames
by Bert Toomey

Electronics Equipment Trolley
by Bert Toomey
Keep your gear safe and organised
with this purpose-built caddy.

Tilt-top Coffee Table
by David Haskett
This small coffee table is dead easy to make and it folds up so you can store it away in a minimum of space.



Avoid the Glasshouse Effect!
Don't let windows turn your home
into a hot box this summer.

Painting Q & A
by Noel Cole
Tips for painting masonry, render and fibre cement.

Learning About Electricity Without Getting Bored - 17
Dangerous innards and deep cycle batteries

Andy's Toolbox
by A Horace
A Steelfixer's nips.

Speed Up Your Renovations
Even if you have contractors do all the work, you can still save time and money by managing the site.

Tools & Tips
by Les Miller
Portable drills and drill stand tips on how to
operate them for optimum performance and safety.

Save Energy, Save Money
by John Ross, Integral Energy
Glass for All Seasons

Waterproofing Solutions with DURAM Products

The Power of Rust
by Pat Crowe
Make your projects last longer by identifying
and correcting the causes of corrosion.

Ventilation Nature's Air Conditioning
Simple ventilation ideas to keep you cool this summer

Book Reviews
Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden
by Beth Chatto
Ceramic Tile Setting
by John P Bridge
Fence Style
by James Harper and Margie Roe