DIY with Jay :How to Repair and Refresh Your Home

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DIY with Jay

DIY with Jay :How to Repair and Refresh Your Home

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Published: 15 September, 2022
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Learn how to create a home you'll love with this illustrated full-colour practical guide from the Sunday Times bestselling author and star of the hit primetime show The Repair Shop, Jay Blades.

Even if you've never put up a shelf, repainted a room or fixed a dripping tap, you'll soon have the confidence and skills to tackle these DIY jobs and many more with Jay's help! With tales of his own do-it-yourself escapades and plenty of inspiration from his favourite home fixes, this accessible and entertaining guide will give you all the knowledge you need to choose the right wall plugs, revamp those old dining chairs and give your bathroom a whole new lease of life without breaking the bank.

DIY with Jay is a room-by-room guide to doing it yourself: from laying new kitchen flooring and building your own BBQ to making new sofa covers and choosing the right bedroom vibe for the best night's sleep. Based on his own many years of experience as a furniture restorer, this manual provides tips and problem solvers for anyone hoping to embark on a new DIY journey. With tools, terms and expert advice, you'll be able to give new life to your home for years to come.

Full of easy-to-understand advice and brilliant tips -- Dom Chinea, expert on The Repair Shop
This book answers all the back-to-basics questions you're too afraid to ask. It's full of down-to-earth tricks of the trade that are really easy to follow. Jay literally nails it, hammering home just how easy DIY can be! -- Banjo Beale, interior designer and winner of Interior Design Masters 2022
A brilliant starter book for anyone looking to make their house a home. Full of excellent illustrations that give you a great understanding of how your home works and the tools you need to improve it. And on top of that the book is filled with excellent ideas that any homeowner can use to improve their living space -- Jo Behari, co-author of The Girl's Guide to DIY and The Tool Book
It's so refreshing to read a book that empowers you to pick up the tools -- Wayne Perrey, 'The TV Carpenter'

Originally from Hackney in East London, Jay Blades left school aged fifteen with no qualifications: his severe dyslexia was not diagnosed until he was an adult. He gained a degree in Criminology and Philosophy at Buckingham University in his thirties before finding his true vocation in restoration. He is the beloved TV star of hit BBC One show The Repair Shop.

Jay is an inspirational motivator and co-founded award-winning social enterprises Out of The Dark and Street of Dreams. Working with disengaged and disadvantaged young people, Jay was able to mentor and support thousands of individuals over the years to realize their full potential.

Type Book
ISBN 9781529091281
Number Of Pages 272
Item Weight 1026 g
Product Dimensions 196 x 253 x 26 mm
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Format Hardback