Monday, 09 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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House KN – a box with a window on the world

House KN – a box with a window on the world

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Miura, Kanagawa, Japan  –  Kochi Architect’s Studio

Site area:   223 m2 (2,408 sq. ft.)
Built area:   172 m2 (1,858 sq. ft.)

We’ve often flagged the challenges designing in Japan raises.  The blocks are often very small and, just as often, irregularly shaped.  Then add to that the usual lack of any outlook other than neighbouring houses or business premises – often a literal arm’s length distant.

House kn - Kochi Architect's Studio
House kn – Kochi Architect’s Studio

In addressing these issues, Kazuyasu Kochi and Mana Kochi seem to have taken a very unusual approach with this home.  The intent is to ‘borrow’ the illusion of space from outside the site. To quote the architect:

“At first, I put a big box whole of the site, then make big void as a window.  The relation “Garden and house” is improved (by the) big box including the garden and environment around the site. The box makes a big window on (the chosen) environment  –  sky in the south and green tract of land in the north. This is trial for urban residence to close and open to the environment. It enable to feel more large scale.”

When we first looked at this home, we voted against it’s inclusion in our gallery.  But after the third visit, it’s a home that seems to work surprisingly well. It will be interesting to read your comments :)

Click on any image to start lightbox display.  Use your Esc key to close the lightbox.  You can also view the images as a slideshow if you prefer  8-)

 

Another really interesting home is The Nest in Onomichi City…
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