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DIY: Destroy It Yourself

Advantages: Lots of Pictures
Disadvantages: Impossible Dream!

On a scale of one to ten, I'd give myself a ten for luck. (I might be jinxing things by admitting so on a global consumer website, but there's a lot of wood around me that I can touch to ward off any sinister ibjits that might have heard me say that.) O ...

Tricksty 22.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Collins Complete DIY Manual - Albert Jackson, David Day

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DIY or just learn how tradesmen should do it

Advantages: Detailed with lots of pictures
Disadvantages: Know your limitations

...I moved to a larger house and wanted a really good DIY manual that covered most aspects of house DIY. The Collins book is one of a handful that cover most aspects of DIY/ house construction to varying degrees of complexity., and is reasonably priced aro ...

cootuk 21.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Collins Complete DIY Manual - Albert Jackson, David Day

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The best £10 i have spent this year!

Advantages: Full of very good information
Disadvantages: none that i could see

Imagine real tomatoes from your garden that have not been made to artificially turn red by pumping a gas in the glasshouse, and not been grown in water only to have the nitrates it need to be added by a machine :( This review is of the Hardback book "G ...

the_enlightened_one 02.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Grow Your Own Veg - Carol Klein

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Water Features A-Z With Charlie

Advantages: Easy to follow instructions. Clear diagrams. Lovely photographs. Complements the tv programmes or stands alone.
Disadvantages: None

"Ground Force" has had quite a following on the television, with Alan Titchmarsh, Tommy Walsh and Charlie Dimmock turning back gardens around the country into wonderful feasts for sore eyes (and lazy gardeners!). Featuring some of the many gardens shown ...

poet831 04.09.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Ground Force, Water Garden Workbook - Charlie Dimmock

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Handy, Helpful tips

Advantages: Some helpful tips,Nice book to dip into
Disadvantages: Not all work

The Readers Digest Bubble wrap, banana peel, baby oil and beyond The Readers Digest Bubble wrap, banana peel, baby oil and beyond is a hardback book that I picked up from a charity shop for £1.50. The front cover depicts a banana peel and claims ...

Wisemind 02.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Bubble Wrap, Banana Peel, Baby Oil and beyond - Lisa Thomas

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