Category Archives: Handyman

A Wedding Dress Display case

A client asked for a display case for her wedding dress. The remit was for oak, glass and low voltage lighting and to make the most of the space. The design was then left to me. After getting client approval, I started the build ready for assembly in the clients dressing room. The design of… Read More »

Space saving shelves

Making the most of those awkward spaces can be a real challenge. With so many houses short of useable storage, every little bit helps. Here is a small project recently completed that gave the client just a little bit more storage utilising a space otherwise wasted. This small unit made good use of a space… Read More »

Space saving canopy

Here was a good mornings work. A client wanted a pair of canopies mounting over a side passage to his house. The system was well made and fairly straightforward to fit Fitting these canopies makes fantastic use of the otherwise wasted space. This is another example of how I can help with making the most… Read More »

Handyman Carpentry – shelves

A quick job this morning, fitting shelves for an existing client. She has a deep pantry but didn’t want deep shelves (things tended to get lost at the back so we agreed on a shaped shelf to make the most of the space but allow access to the back of the shelf. Carpentry jobs like… Read More »

Cat flaps

A couple of cat flaps fitted this week. A fairly simple job when you have the gear. I am very experienced in fitting cat flaps, not so good at training your moggy to use it! 😂😂 If you need help with a cat flap or any other work on doors or anywhere else in your… Read More »

Stairs and doors.

A new client wanted some help making over her new home. The original stair handrail seemed to be homemade and fully panelled. So, with a little persuasion, the old handrail was removed ready for the replacement. The solid panel doors were a similar colour so had to go! Here is a little tool I knocked… Read More »

Cambridge Handyman

One of my regular clients asked if I could design and build a cycle shelter along her fence. She wanted something that her car would fit under and would also allow the Jasmine to cascade over as well as keep the family cycles dry. We agreed on a cantilever style roof with a smart black… Read More »

More door jobs

An elderly client wanted his living room door replacing with something a little more contemporary. He selected an oak door with chrome fittings. The job was fairly straightforward in that the hinge locations on the frame was reused with the new bearing hinges and the location on the door transferred across The chrome fittings made… Read More »

Handyman services – pressure washing.

A happy hour spent at a prestigious Cambridge venue, cleaning down the catering tables ready for the next wedding. If you have a one-off (or perhaps a regular) need for a pressure washing service, why not contact me to discuss how I can help.

Home security

As a handyman, I am sometimes asked to improve home security. Yesterday, I went around a friends house to add a few additional security bolts. These simple bolts add a little more security to a door and can easily be activated. To get them fitted is a matter of 20 minutes to let the bolt… Read More »