I posted a month or so about the site I have started. The aim of which is to
collect examples of how not to do DIY. Since I last posted, I've added a few
more pictures that have been sent in.
Most of the photographs are electrics - but there are examples from other
I'm always interested in new submissions, so if you have any pictures you'd
like to contribute, I'd be pleased to hear from you.
The url is http://www.dodgy-diy.net /
On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 15:32:31 +0100, Jim Reaper wrote:
Still quite tame compared to "wiring" that I saw in rural China over
ten years ago. I expect it is no better now probably worse, at that
time lighting, TV and rice cooker was about the only thing most homes
used electic for.
What I found annoying baout the site was that you have this long list
of things but quite a number all link back to the same set of images.
No duplicate links please.
Dave. pam is missing e-mail
I`ll start with a gentle text primer...
Floorboards taken up and chopped away from the joist, no support put in
to stop the damn board bouncing when you walk on it. Several of these :-}
Cables chased in walls still not plastered about 5 years later...
Lintel above back door still not plastered (I did try once, but it looked
worse than the _unplastered_ version - it went in about 15 years ago...
Stone circle laid in garden - builder let me down, so I had a go myself -
no foundations / stone / sand involved - laid direct onto "mostly" level
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Youd get far more if you asked for pro bodges. Your site contains lots
of them, even tho you describe it as dodgy diy. A bit
To be honest david I cant see a lot of people giving you fodder for
your anti-diy site, but there might be one slow enough.
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