DIY Divas established in 2009 by Janice Anderssen empowers guys and gals with the diy tips, tricks and techniques to do it yourself DIY Divas workshops established in 2009 by Janice Anderssen offers diy workshops that empowers guys and gals with the diy tips, tricks and techniques to do it yourself

DIY Divas was established in 2009 to meet the growing need for knowledge and skills training. Founded by Janice Anderssen, DIY Divas now has venues around the country and offers DIY workshops ranging from Beginners Power Tools to Advanced Welding. The workshops combine a hands-on approach using a wide range of power tools and materials.

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DEMOS AT SUPERSTORES WORKSHOPS

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End of May you can join Nancy Muchangwa at Builders Superstores and Builders Trade Depot in Protea Glen, Tswelepele, Evaton, Vosloorus, Commercia and Soweto

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MAY WORKSHOPS

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May was an incredibly busy month for DIY Divas, with workshops around the country ranging from Advanced Power Tools and Woodworking workshops, to making Meranti box shelves

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ADVANCED WORKSHOP

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At the DIY Divas advanced power tool workshops on this Saturday and Sunday the DIY Divas and DIY Guys got to grips using a variety of power tools, one of which was the compact and powerful Dremel DSM 20.

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PRIVATE WORKSHOPS

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This weekend Vivienne and Shelli celebrated a special occasion with a DIY Divas workshop and a glass or two of champagne!

MAKE A DRAWER UNIT

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Join the DIY Divas in Randpark Ridge on Sat 11 or Sun 12 April and make a drawer unit from scratch - including fitting drawer runners. Use the drawer unit for storage in a bedroom or home office.

WORKSHOPS AT SUPERSTORES

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Nancy Muchangwa takes the show back on the road with new DIY demos at Builders Superstores around gauteng as from the end of February. Ask for more details on weekend events at your local Builders Superstore. Topics include woodwork, electrical and plumbing, tiling and furniture making projects.

WORKSHOP IN PORT ELIZABETH

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The 2015 workshops have now been added for Port Elizabeth and you can sign up for one of our Beginner Workshops and discover how easy it is to do-it-yourself, or take it to the next level with an easy furniture making project.

UPHOLSTERED STORAGE BENCH

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While similar in design to our Upholstered Storage Ottoman, this weekend the DIY Divas made an Upholstered Storage Bench that is ideal for at the bottom of a bed. We show you how to make your own Upholstered Storage Bench.

FESTOOL DOMINO JOINER

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Festool have introduced a joining machine that replaces traditional manual mortise and tenon joints, as well as offering a more advanced method for jointing. The Festool Domino joinery machine with its unique cutting action and adjustable hole widths make loose tenon joinery faster, easier, and more accurate than ever before.

RECYCLE OLD POT INTO ORGANIC WASTE BIN

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Here's an easy way to keep your kitchen countertops clean by recycling an old saucepan or pot into a organic waste bin. Fitting an organic waste bin to your countertop will allow you to trim and clean carrots, peel onions, slice courgettes without any mess.

DREMEL MAKES PLUMBING WORK EASIER

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With Dremel tools you can complete plumbing work in the bathroom and kitchen with ease. From cutting plumbing pipes to working in hard to reach spaces.

PICTURE FRAMES

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As usual the DIY Divas Picture Frame Workshop held on Saturday was well attended and hopefully enjoyed by all. This workshop was about the varied ways to make your own picture frames using different materials and each person attending made a small picture frame to take home with them.

UPHOLSTERED OTTOMAN

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The upholstered ottoman workshop continues to be the most popular workshop, and we worked out that Nancy and I have now made over 500 ottomans over the past few years. This weekend was another upholstered ottoman workshop, with all the ladies taking home their very own ottoman.

CORPORATE TRAINING

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Did you know that DIY Divas also holds training workshops for corporate clients. Over the years Nancy Muchangwa has presented training workshops for clients that manufacture furniture, for the service industry, and most recently for a client that builds exhibition stands.

WORKSHOPS 2014 / 2015

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As we wind down another year, we will post 2015 workshops in December. If you missed any workshops - your favourites will be available next year. 2014 was fun and we hope that Divas who attended workshop are putting their new skills to good use. You will find plenty of DIY projects on www.Home-Dzine.co.za and www.easyDIY.co.za and you are always welcome to contact us.

DIY KIDS WORKSHOP

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Fully supervised workshops for kids 12+ (or younger if accompanied by mom) where the kids will use a variety of smaller power tools and make a selection of projects. Using Dremel MultiTool for carving and engraving gifts and Bosch drill/drivers. Excellent introduction to using power tools for young kids who love DIY!

BOSCH PKS 16 CIRCULAR SAW

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If there is one power tool you simply must add to your list, it's the Bosch PKS 16 Multi Circular Saw. Having just tried out the latest addition to the Bosch range I am definitely going to be adding this one to my list. Although it is listed as a circular saw, the Bosch PKS 16 also cuts tiles... so this is definitely one tool for your workshop!

DIY DIVAS TILING WORKSHOP

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The tiling workshop on 27 September was a great success. This time we had some guys attending the workshop... want to see more guys in future! We would like to thank Johnson Tiles, Tile Africa and Tal for sponsoring tiles and accessories for the tiling workshop, and Henkel for the goodies.

DIY DIVAS MAKE ROPE BENCH

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It was a small workshop this Saturday, but the ladies sure did work hard. We managed to assemble, sand, stain and weave a rope bench! The rope bench is made using PAR pine and is upholstered in a combination of jute rope and sash cord, all of which you will find at your local Builders Warehouse.

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GIVE A DIY DIVAS GIFT VOUCHER

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Give someone a DIY Divas Gift Voucher and let them choose the workshop they would like to attend. You can purchase a DIY Divas Gift Voucher to any value and this can be redeemed at DIY Divas workshops around the country.

 

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About DIY-DIVAS

  • Established in 2007 by Janice Anderssen, DIY Divas | DIY Guys is about building confidence and acquiring the tips, tricks and techniques to use power tools for all your DIY home repairs, improvements and DIY projects. Classes are tailored so that everyone attending receives personal attention and a 'hands-on' approach.
  • With training venues around the country, DIY Divas | DIY Guys is the new way to network, meet like-minded individuals, have fun, and learn valuable skills that can easily save you money on home repairs and improvements.
  • Offering a range of workshops from using power tools to making your own furniture, the emphasis is on a relaxed, casual and fun atmosphere where there is no such thing as a stupid question – only unusual queries!
  • If you experience any difficulties please drop us a line at homedzine@gmail.com.

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LEGAL NOTICE

  • Home-Dzine, Janice Anderssen, partners or agents, do not accept responsibility for craft, DIY projects or other projects shown on this website for costs, accidents or damage arising from any/all crafts, projects or in the carrying out of any activities as mentioned above. For your own safety, please take all the necessary precautions.