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Fill in our questionaire: chance to win a toolkit and 1 years advertising. | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Fill in our questionaire: chance to win a toolkit and 1 years advertising. | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Tell us your twelve favourite DIY tasks and you could win a complete toolkit and a years advertising. Which 12 DIY tasks are you most competent to tackle?
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Yarnbombing and other public craft activities. Guerrilla Street Craft | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Yarnbombing and other public craft activities. Guerrilla Street Craft | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Guerrilla crafting activity Yarnbombing, the new Graffiti? Public works of craft are on the increase. Share yarn bombing and other streetcraft pictures with us.
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DIY and Home Improvement News Blog : Information, Help and Advice : DIY Doctor

DIY and Home Improvement News Blog : Information, Help and Advice : DIY Doctor | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
DIY and Home Improvement Blog presented by DIY Doctor. Find DIY and Home Improvement help, advice, information, news, self build help, renovation advice and updates to the DIY Doctor website
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Londoner fails driving theory test a record 107 times

Londoner fails driving theory test a record 107 times | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Britain's worst driver has failed a record 107 attempts at the car theory test and is still yet to pass.

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Sharrock's curator insight, February 26, 2013 2:05 PM

More funnies...or a story about perseverence.

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Water on the moon: It's been there all along

Water on the moon: It's been there all along | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Traces of water have been detected within the crystalline structure of mineral samples from the lunar highland upper crust obtained during the Apollo missions, according to scientists.

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The villagers digging for victory - Telegraph

The villagers digging for victory - Telegraph | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Fed up of snail-slow internet and desperate for broadband, a community in rural Lancashire have taken to their spades to dig their own 40-mile cable trench.
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The ultimate DIY Project

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Project Seeks to Build Map of Human Brain

Project Seeks to Build Map of Human Brain | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
The Obama administration is planning a decade-long scientific effort to examine the workings of the human brain and build a comprehensive map of its activity.
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Rutland village starts a no cold calling zone to elimate rogue traders | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Rutland village starts a no cold calling zone to elimate rogue traders | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Cold Callers are given the cold shoulder in Midlands market town to stop cowboy builders and rogue traders. Residents and police endorse a no Cold-Calling zone
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Trustmark announce increased use of their site to find good tradesmen | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Trustmark announce increased use of their site to find good tradesmen | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
TrustMark insist on Trade Body membership for their members so you can find Good Builders, avoid Cowboy Builders. Find a tradesman for your Home Improvement job
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How can I get a domestic wind turbine, do Micro-Turbines really work? | The DIY Doctor's Blog

How can I get a domestic wind turbine, do Micro-Turbines really work? | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
How effective are wind turbines? How do I use wind energy to power my home appliances? Find out about using wind energy and installing a domestic Micro Turbine
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Celebrating good builders. 2013 Building Awards finalists announced | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Building Magazine releases the 2013 Building Awards Finalists. Building Magazine celebrates 170th year. DIY Doctor supports good builders and helps avoid cowboys
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Damp treatments on the DIY Doctor project pages and forum | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Damp treatments on the DIY Doctor project pages and forum | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Damp problems are answered by DIY Doctors project pages and forum. Post your DIY and Home Improvement questions about damp on DIYDoctor's forum. Treating damp
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Gnomes in the garden. Gnomes allowed at Chelsea flower show | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Gnomes in the garden. Gnomes allowed at Chelsea flower show | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Why do we put Gnomes in the garden? Gnomes allowed into the Chelsea flower show after 100 year ban. History of Gnomes in British gardens. What are gnomes?
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How to refurbish your patio and outdoor BBQ area in time for summer | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Read our guide explaining how to maintain your patio and outdoor BBQ area so it is looking at its best just in time for summer.
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Enter your Grand Design into the Grand Designs Award 2013 | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Enter your Grand Design into the Grand Designs Award 2013 | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
If you have built or transformed a house in the last 2 years enter it into the Grand Designs Awards for a chance to appear on stage with Kevin McCloud
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Man attacks boss after losing his job packing stress-balls

Man attacks boss after losing his job packing stress-balls | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
A MAN lost his temper when he was sacked from his job packing anti-stress balls.

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Sharrock's curator insight, February 26, 2013 2:04 PM

wait a minute! this is news???? Not a joke?

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Drugs Leaked Into Rivers Make Fish Antisocial

Drugs Leaked Into Rivers Make Fish Antisocial | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
The drug also makes fish eat faster than usual.

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Not DIY related but QI

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Recycle and upcycle an old chair

Recycle and upcycle an old chair | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it

I will definitely be on the lookout for an old chair to re-invent! 

 

Follow the photo-link to discover options for creating your own chair with a greeting.


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We like the idea of being able to leave little messages - even if the grammar is a bit suspect!

 

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Anthony Thomas's curator insight, February 19, 2013 5:08 PM

No fairys but an old chair to sit down to enjoy the view

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Amazing Around

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Balanced Rock in the Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, #Colorado (Balanced Rock in the Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, #Colorado http://t.co/pKCUVvCI)...
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What tools do you need for DIY jobs, watch this hammer juggler's skills | The DIY Doctor's Blog

What tools do you need for DIY jobs, watch this hammer juggler's skills | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Questionnaire to find out which building tasks are most popular among DIYers. Which DIY skills are most popular? Watch this German builder juggling his hammers
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Crash uncovers 1902 'time capsule'

Crash uncovers 1902 'time capsule' | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
A time capsule in the form of a blue bottle is found among the damage at a Tudor house in Ipswich after a car drove into it.

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The perfect work area

The perfect work area | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it

I think this is beautiful. This desk and chair, painted in bright yellow paint, is the perfect foil for all of plants placed here. 


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Neusa Leandro De Morais Maeda's comment, March 9, 2013 1:34 PM
So beautiful Debra... congratulations..
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Local paper advisers avoid builders who do not have a local accent | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Local paper advisers avoid builders who do not have a local accent | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Advice from a local newspaper on how to avoid cowboy builders includes avoiding tradesmen who don't have a local accent. Use Home Improvers Protection Solution.
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How do you buy your building and DIY tools? Do you by tools online? | The DIY Doctor's Blog

How do you buy your building and DIY tools? Do you by tools online? | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
How do you decide which building tools to buy. What advice do you need when planning a diy project. We want to know how we can improve DIY Doctor for our users.
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History of central heating, early forms of heating the home. Home heating | The DIY Doctor's Blog

History of central heating, early forms of heating the home. Home heating | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Early history of heating our homes. The development of underfloor and central heating in Britain. History of heating the home using wood, charcoal and coal
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