D-I-Y Tips From The Loony’s

Some people can’t wait to open their toolbox and get out the hammer, screwdriver or pliers and start working on either building or repairing something. I too have had my time at it but now I leave it to others.

DIYer’s are a strange set of people who love to spend their time creating something, fixing something, or just plain old messing about. There have been many good and bad examples of DIY on the internet and some are amazing, while others are horrifying. The collection I am about to show you is somewhere in between (well, sort of).

Car headlights broken? No problem, just tape a couple of high power torches to the hood!
Car headlights broken? No problem, just tape a couple of high power torches to the hood!
Aw! Sorry babe I just couldn't get any candles for your birthday cake.
Aw! Sorry babe I just couldn’t get any candles for your birthday cake.
The washbasin
Oh Dear! The wash basin is falling down. Oh never mind, this will do!
Flat tyre and no spare! This driver found a solution with a child's toy.
Flat tyre and no spare! This driver found a solution with a child’s toy.
Visitors Beware! To ring the bell just join the two wires!
Visitors Beware! To ring the bell just join the two wires!
Sprayer busted? a multi-punctured bottle will do the trick.
Sprayer busted? a multi-punctured bottle will do the trick.
Broken doorstop?
Broken doorstop? Let’s just hope the toilet doesn’t get blocked too!
A Romantic evening, how nice. But if you forget to but ice cubes frozen popsicles may be just the answer you are looking for.
A Romantic evening, how nice. But if you forget to buy ice cubes, frozen popsicles may be just the answer you are looking for.
Damn! You dropped the clock and it broke. Well this DIY fix will set things rights. All it takes is a sheet of paper and a pen.
Damn! You dropped the clock and it broke. Well this DIY fix will set things right. All it takes is a sheet of paper and a pen.
This gentleman found out his brake lights were not working. A switch on the dashboard fixed that.
This gentleman found out his brake lights were not working. A switch on the dashboard fixed that.
Hole in the fence? Bungee cords will fix that.
Hole in the fence? Bungee cords for a quick ‘no stress’ repair.
If your cooker breaks down just use an electric fan. Easy!
If your cooker breaks down just use an electric fan. Easy!
Broken drawer handle easily fixed!
Broken drawer handle easily fixed!
Oops! The chair broke a leg. Well a scotch bottle and a few pieces of plastic will fix that.
Oops! The chair broke a leg. Well a scotch bottle and a few pieces of plastic will fix that.
Windscreen Wiper?
Lost a windscreen wiper blade? No problem!
No need to replace that broken spout. a bit of sellotape and a bulldog clip will fix that
No need to replace that broken spout. a bit of sellotape and a bulldog clip will fix that
Broke your pizza cutter?
Broke your pizza cutter? No need to panic, a ruler and the top off a tin is all you need.

See what you can find on the internet? Great ideas from DIY specialists, because you never know what situation you may find yourself in at sometime in the future,and these ideas may help.

Keep smiling!

Roy.

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