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Do you have a DIY Disaster story?

Posted by gwTamara (My Page) on
Mon, Oct 22, 12 at 16:48

Hi gang,

If you are a DIY'er, you probably have one -- the famous DIY Disaster story! We're looking for some examples of a project that went awry or a remodel that flopped. You might have just scrapped it and moved on or maybe you had to call in professional help. If you have photos to share -- that would be even better. You can post them here, or email me directly if you'd prefer. Just click on my profile link.

This is strictly for internal use and we won't be sharing them or using them in content. Any questions, please let me know.


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Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Do you have a DIY Disaster story?

You are aware of the Canadian show Disaster DIY?

As a spec builder/renovator, my disasters have been strictly of the financial variety!

RE: Do you have a DIY Disaster story?

Hi worthy,

No, haven't seen the show, but I'm sure there are some great stories. LOL


RE: Do you have a DIY Disaster story?

What pay are you offering?

RE: Do you have a DIY Disaster story?

I have one but it didn't happen to me- it happened to another woman in woodworking class. She had removed some interior walls to open up the space. A woodworker friend stopped by and commented, it kinda looks like the walls are leaning. The house ended up collapsing and she had to tear it down. You prob cant use it, since it's not me, but you must admit its a good story!

RE: Do you have a DIY Disaster story?

Sorry, all my disasters have been contractor-induced.

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