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25 DIY Projects to Tackle Before Summer Ends

Now's the time to wrap up these home improvement projects before the weather turns.<p>You've still got a few weeks left to tackle those last-minute DIY projects you've been meaning to get to all summer.

Home Improvement

3 easy DIY repairs for broken zippers

<b>Save your clothes with these easy fixes for common zipper problems.</b><p>You go to pull up the zipper and oh dear. The slider part is attached to only one …


How to Build a Sleek Outdoor Sofa for Cheap

Buying pre-made outdoor patio furniture can be expensive, but this DIY outdoor sofa can be made in a day using basic supplies from your home store.<p>There's nothing better than enjoying a summer evening while lounging on patio sofa, but pre-made patio furniture is anything but cheap. Still, don't let …


The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When Painting Furniture

Everything old is new again.<p>There's no shortage of online tutorials about painting furniture. And I've used a lot of them to paint dressers, console tables, chairs, mirrors, and more. But I have found issues with a lot of these tutorials — the paint chips, the finishes aren't smooth, the paint …

Home Improvement

Make a DIY Power Tool Tote to Keep Your Tools and Accessories Within Arm's Reach

Let this tool tote transport your most commonly used power tools from job to job around the house.<p>Some projects are made easier with a drill and driver setup with different bits, but transporting the various tools, bits, and accessories can be a pain and lead to a mess if you aren't careful. This …


Build These DIY Drill Holsters Out of PVC

This simple storage solution will give you instant access to your most-used power tools.<p>The cordless drill is probably your most-used power tool, so why not make it as easily accessible as possible? Instead of searching through tool cases every time and then trying to locate a charged battery, keep …


Outdoor/indoor Kitchen for Garden Shed

Introduction: Outdoor/indoor Kitchen for Garden Shed<p>Since a few months we have a garden with a small shed/hut! As it's summer holidays now, we intend …

DIY Desk for Kids

Unable to find a good-looking, modestly priced, easy-to-assemble kid's desk? Here's one you can make in a weekend—no cutting or power tools …