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Tips from your Grandad : you can do it!/ Robyn Paterson ; photography by Tammy Williams.

By: Paterson, Robyn, 1977-.
Contributor(s): Williams, Tammy | Williams, Tammy [author.] | Williams, Tammy | Williams, Tammy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Longacre, 2010Description: 143 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781877460593 (pbk.).Subject(s): Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair | Home economics | Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair -- Amateurs' manuals | Do-it-yourself work | Self-reliant livingDDC classification: z640 PAT Subject: This book is the handiest of handy tools - includes everything from building your own barbecue to mending socks, painting a room, changing a tyre and patching jeans. Full of irresistible ideas, this book doesn't call for special equipment or ingredients. The perfect companion to: Tips From Your Nana.
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Ever wished you'd paid more attention when Grandad replaced a washer, or changed the oil in the car, or polished his shoes? Here's another must-have household bible - the perfect companion volume to Tips From Your Nana - to help with everyday tasks as well as the more fun stuff, like making home brew beer and cider. This time we look at Grandad's 'number 8 wire' hints: from car maintenance, to growing fruit trees, to catching and smoking your own fish. Grandad's pretty handy with a hammer too - he can bang together a basic barbecue (as well as supply some recipes and how-to tips), fix those crumbling old tiles and he can show you how to prepare a wall for painting. He even knows how to make soap (it's easier than you think) and, being a multi-talented man, can make his own liqueurs, toys and sweets, too. Tips from your Grandad is a practical, how-to-guide that covers a wide range of lifestyle basics. It's full of irresistible ideas, is seriously useful and is a great deal of fun. Tammy Williams' stunning photographs show off Grandad's best side. This stylishly presented book is the perfect gift for the Gen-Y or -X on your list.

"From brewing your own beer, to changing a tyre, to catching a fish & smoking it in your backyard, you can do it!"--Cover.

Includes index.

This book is the handiest of handy tools - includes everything from building your own barbecue to mending socks, painting a room, changing a tyre and patching jeans. Full of irresistible ideas, this book doesn't call for special equipment or ingredients. The perfect companion to: Tips From Your Nana.

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