Issue Number 56

July 2001


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Study Desk

Art Donkey

Coffee Table with Magazine Rack

Speaker Supports also house CDs


Table of Contents


The Triton Workshop
Cutting support stand based on the Multistand, Success with Triton and the Triton Owners Club (ACT) Inc.

MitrePlan (Mitre 10)
Paint the inside of your home.

Study Desk
by Craig Tilley
Knock together a knockdown study/- home office desk with drawers.

Get Mobile with an Art Donkey
by David Haskett
This easy-to-make fold-down item provides a portable easel and seat in one.

DIY For Girls
by Susan Owen
Working with wood and the the mysteries of the wood heap.

Coffee Table with Magazine Rack
by David Haskett
This simple weekend project is great for extra shelf space and storage.

Maintenance Tips for the Yard
by Pat Crowe
Pat tackles a wayward Hills Hoist and a faulty tap timer.

Solid Speaker Supports
by Warren Turnbull
This is one for computer game buffs! Freestanding supports for your speakers which also house CDs and DVDs.



Set Up Your Own Home Office
Tips on planning a home office so that you can avoid costly and frustrating mistakes.

Learning About Electricity Without Getting Bored - 21
Wiring types.

DIY with Bunnings Warehouse
Chapala Chimineas Stylish and efficient outdoor heating with traditional South American chimineas.

25 Steps to Successful Renovating
by Don Bunting
Based on personal experience, Don has developed these simple steps for successful renovating.

Waterproofing Coatings & Membranes
How to choose and apply the right product so that you aren’t left with a leaking pond, pool, pot or wall!

Save Energy, Save Money
by John Ross
Going to Gas! With good reason, gas is increasingly popular for home heating, water heating and cooking.

The Building Designers Association of Australia’s 2000 National Design Awards
Striking new homes and clever renovations were a feature of these Awards.

Tools & Tips
by Les Miller
Routers -1. Which side to put the fence or guide — the secret to clean, accurate routing!

Book Reviews
Making Clocks
by Stan Bray
Useful Workshop Tools
by Stan Bray
Bugger the Real Estate Agents: We'll sell it ousleves... and save thousands of dollars
by RJ Semple