Sunday, 08 December, 2019
The DIYer's Combo Deal - Save $9.90
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1 - Magnetic WristBuddy:

The magnetic WristBuddy keeps everything within easy reach whether you’re under the hood, squeezing into a bathroom cabinet, up a ladder or just nailing a few 4×2’s together! Designed to hold lots of screws, nails, nuts and washers, the magnets are amply strong enough to also hold drill bits, hex keys, bolts, screwdrivers and even spanners. Made from extremely durable 1680D Oxford cloth, your WristBuddy will be with you for years to come.

2 - Magnetic, Extendable, Flexible Flashlight

  The perfect tool for finding that lost screw that rolled under your workbench or the pins that dropped onto the carpet! This bright, COB LED flashlight extends to a full 60cm (2ft), has a flexible neck and a strong magnet in the lens surround. It's also a wonderful aid for anyone with bad knees.

3 - Three Function COB LED Headlamp

How often have you wished for better lighting while doing a job? All you needed was a third hand with a flashlight, right? This tough, fully adjustable headlamp uses the latest Chip On Board LED technology for maximum performance. Set it for bright, normal or strobe function with a click of the switch. Weighing just 65 grams (2.25 oz), including the three AAA batteries, our headlamp can be worn hour after hour. And because it's both shock and water resistant, it's great for camping and fishing as well as in the home and workshop.

Special offer:

Bought separately, these three items are currently selling for a combined total of $27.40. For this week only, we have packaged all three for just $17.50 including free delivery. Please note that there is a limit of three combo packs per customer. [add_to_cart id="3388"]   [post_title] => The DIYer's Combo Deal [post_excerpt] => Three essential tools for every handyman or woman. Includes our magnetic WristBuddy, an extendable, flexible magnetic flashlight and our high-powered COB headlamp! The perfect gift for any DIYer! Maximum of three combo packs per customer. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => the-diyers-combo-deal [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-03-11 00:01:10 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-03-11 00:01:10 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://deals.thediy.market/?post_type=product&p=3388 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => product [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 11 [filter] => raw )
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The Transatron Project by Patrick Buckle

The Transatron Project by Patrick Buckle

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The sliding glass door and large windows maximise the view.

To finish off the internal living space I built a plywood shelving unit to fit specific items required for a weekend away. This included space for a sink, commercial esky, gas cooker, water filter, crockery and all those other items that accrue over time. Taking into consideration the requirements for gas storage/use, we anticipated cooking outside, but it would be possible to create an external storage unit for a gas bottle (similar to a caravan) if you wanted to have a more permanent set-up.

The internals feature some basic weekender amenities, such as a sink and space for an Esky.
Another view of the internals.

To heat the space we installed a second hand pot belly stove. This was flued through the roof and fitted into a corner of the room and beneath one of the smaller windows. Beside the pot belly stove is an additional door leading out the original end doors of the container. Our concept was to create a wet area within the footprint of the doors and close it in with a canvas or plastic curtain, making space for a portable toilet and shower. Additional furniture was selected to make the most of the space and double up on functionality where possible. By the end it became an extremely comfortable, solid and inviting space to be in.

Heating is provided by a small pot bellied stove, flued through the roof.
The side door can be used to enclose a “wet area” for an external toilet and shower.
The container was transformed into a solid and inviting place to spend the weekend.
Easily transportable on the back of a truck.

At this point I should let you know about our experience in getting this container onto our land and into use. Prior to construction we investigated the rulings on temporary structures for our local council. Everything we found allowed us to use this container on our block of land, unfortunately, after 12 months of weekend work and shipping the container to our site, we found ourselves with a council that had changed their rulings for structures and use of temporary dwellings on land without a primary dwelling. After going through the process of working with the council as they deciphered their own new rules, we were presented with two options, to submit a DA for a primary dwelling or remove the container. With our limited funds we were forced to remove the container and have since sold it on for other use. A devastating result after investing so much time, energy and money into a low impact solution, but one that only opened up other opportunities and highlighted the good people that helped out in delivering and supporting our project.

You can see a short video on the Transatron project on youtube

 

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