DIY Top Tips
We have created a series of bitesize Top Tip videos to help you improve your DIY skills. Whether you want to improve your basic do-it-yourself knowledge or are stuck on a specific task, our tips have been created in conjunction with tradespeople to help you do it right.
Feeling confident about your DIY? View our handy how to guides and put your skills to use around your home.
Create a simple butt joint when building any timber frames for stability and ease.
To increase speed and accuracy when aligning evenly spaced timber, create a jig from a scrap piece of wood.
A feature that is raised above the surrounding surface can be described as proud.
Surfaces, sides or edges that are level with each other are described as flush.
To make it easy to identify cut lengths of timber, mark the dimensions on the wood with a pencil.
Drilling pilot holes in your timber will help prevent the wood from splitting.
To ensure you are using your power saw safely and precisely, it is key to create a level support for this bulky tool.