August 21 - 27, 2022: Issue 551
Father's Day 2022 - Some Gift Ideas To Make Dad Feel Special; Some For Those Without A Single Dollar + Some For Those Who Get Pocket Money!
DIY 'Will Do' Cards from Youngsters with no $: Rubbish duty, Car Cleaning, Weeding, Helping out in the Kitchen, A BIG Hug
Around here dad has one job each week - to put the rubbish out and then bring the bins back in and give them a good wash so they don't get smelly - perhaps you could make some nice little slips stating you will help take the bins out and bring them back in and give them a good wash out for the next four weeks - that would be a nice gift.
Another 'chore' the dad here does every so often is give the car a good wash, and this includes vacuuming al the carpets inside it to get up all the mud that's come off boots. This is a good fun chore you could do for dad or do with him.
Another chore you could do to give dad a gift is get in the garden and pull some weeds.
Or if dad likes cooking, give him a hand in the kitchen. Peeling spuds, washing up, or even just pulling the greens bits of strawberries - every little bit of help will be appreciated.
In fact doing any or all of these chores for dad for a few weeks will not only give him a break it will be letting him know you love him without all the fancy and cards.
Printable Father's Day IOU coupons
Print and cut out the IOU coupons we've loaded into a PDF below for you, then tuck them into an envelope, or staple a set of 4 together to make a coupon booklet. Each sheet prints 4 different coupons.
TO PRINT IOU COUPONS: click on the PDF below and 'save as' on your own device or simply click on the 'print' icon in the upper right hand side. You can then print the sheet of Father's Day IOU coupons on your home printer or save the file on your computer's hard drive to print many times.
Of course, what he really really wants is a BIG HUG - so make sure you give him heaps of those too.
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For those who can afford a little gift to make dad smile there's a great range of on sale items available now through your local Johnson Brothers Mitre 10 store. These will be in place until Sunday the 4th and start from below $10.
You can also personalise these gifts a little by making something dad may like - is he a big BBQ fan?
Make a Dads' BBQ Tool Box:
A few years ago an idea to make an easy little carry-all for your tools received positive feedback as it was something dad and youngsters could do together easily and then it could be used to carry all those matchbox cars or anything else really. How about that anything else is a range of personalised spatulas and tongs dad uses for the barbecue outdoors? It will be warmer soon and this will get some use and if you paint the spatula with 'dads' or some other design of your choice, dad will be pretty happy with your gift. You can read how to make that tool box here, and then pop into your closest Johnson Brothers Mitre 10 store and have a look at the range of barbecue tools to choose something that can be painted by you on the handle with ''World's Greatest Dad'' - because he is you know! You can also put in some of his favourite sauces from the supermarket, maybe a nice big dad-sized handkerchief or an oven mitt and he will be amazed at your great work and thoughtful 'tools' in his BBQ Tool Box.
Sort out the toolshed
Does your dad need help organising his toolshed? Although this is one of those 'sacred spaces' you could stick your hand up to help get it spick and span for Spring. The July 2021 DIY page on this suggests:
Hang a Pegboard for Tool Storage
A pegboard is a common yet underutilised storage shed organisation idea. Not only does a pegboard allow each item to be easily found and accessed, but it frees up the floor. Use a wall of your shed to place this at eye level and get rid of that 'where is my....?'.
Install a Magnetic Bar for Tools
To organise any type of shed, install a magnetic bar for your metal tools. This shed organization idea has long been used to store standard tools, and can be used for storing gardening tools too. Just make sure to choose a magnetic bar that is strong enough to hold the tools you’re looking to organize.
Add Open Shelving
If you have limited space in a tool shed making use of every bit is important. By installing shelves on your walls and using containers on these to store items, you won't be tripping over them on the floor and will have everything within reach. To build sturdy shelves, cut plywood to fit the surface area or buy a shelving unit you simply need to put together. To store more items, make the shelves deeper or construct shelves from floor to ceiling.
Use Hanging Jar Organisers
Nails, screws, tacks, and bolts are necessary items every tool shed needs, but those tiny pieces of hardware often end up on the floor, where you step on them. To keep them in place and out of the way, install a hanging jar system. Any jar with a screw top lid will work for this one. Simply fill each jar with your small pieces and attach the lid to the bottom of a shelf via a strong adhesive. To access the nails and screws, unscrew the jar and lower it carefully. The beauty of this idea is you can see through the glass which is which.
Make a Gardening Tools Rack
Garden tools such as rakes, shovels and hoes will last longer if they're properly stored. Start by carving divots into pieces of wood planks that each tool fits into. This step will prevent your gardening tools from falling as you store them against the wall. Then screw the wood right onto your wall.
Hang Garden Tools on the Exterior
If you are pressed for space inside the shed, why not use a side portion of it? Hang hooks on the doors to organize your most commonly used smaller tools. This way, all you need to do is open the door to get to what you need most. To store larger gardening tools like shovels and rakes, mount a hanging storage on an exterior wall. This idea works best if the wall is slightly protected from the elements with a roof overhang.
Contain Chemicals with Storage Boxes
It’s common to have chemicals such as weed killer, pesticide spray, diesel and paints inside storage sheds. However, these are extremely toxic, and some are even flammable in confined spaces. By placing all of your potentially hazardous chemicals in a storage container, you can ensure they’re in one place and also kept safe from outside exposure. Heavy-duty plastic bins that are easy to slide in and out are great options for storing these. Here are some things to keep in mind when storing and organising chemicals in your shed:
- Keep the chemicals in their original containers, stored in one place together.
- Keep them out of sunlight and out of reach of pets and children.
- If you’re storing fertilizer and fuel in the same close space, be sure that it’s ventilated and that the two aren’t near one another.
Hose and Cord Organised
This one is so easy and simple. Using hooks, shelving units or even PVC pipe to organize your cords and hoses will help you to stay significantly more organized. The key here is making sure the hook you have is securely fastened to the wall of your shed or a piece of wood you will install. Hooks run as cheap as $5-10 from your local JBH store. No more tangled cords!
Build a Potting Bench or Workbench
For your garden shed to run efficiently, you need a place to work even if it’s raining outside. Tool Sheds can be as much a workspace as they are a storage place. The simplest solution is to add a potting bench to your storage shed if it’s large enough. This piece works much like a kitchen counter, providing a surface where you can stand and work. You can make the bench from reclaimed lumber, pallets, or a reused piece of antique furniture.
This is how garden tools are displayed in the Johnson Brothers Hardware Mona Vale Store - you can do this at home.
Whatever you have in mind to do for your dad this coming Father's Day just remember that spending time with him is what counts most. You are most definitely his best dream come true so any other little chore of his that you do, or any helpful gift you give, will make extra time and energy to spend together - maybe even time enough to get the garden ready for some Spring veggies planting out.
Below run a few gift ideas to suit any budget, but to see the full range, pop into your local JBH store and have a good look around - you're sure to spot the perfect for your dad item.
Tools And Products From Johnson Brothers Mitre 10 For Father's Day 2022:
Grillman Basic BBQ Brush: $4.60
Bristle scrubber. Slotted scraper. Long length to reach all areas of your BBQ. For BBQ grills and hotplates.
Grillman BBQ Tool Set - 2 Piece: $19.99
Set includes spatula and tongs. Stainless steel blade and head. Ergonomic handle grips.
Solar Light Post with Square Planter: $299 - was RRP $490
Die-cast Aluminum solar light with plastic planter and steel Arm. Quality Solar Panel. 100% Rust Resistant. Safe, no wiring required. 100 lumens
Armor All Essentials Cleaning Bucket - 5 Piece: $25
5 Piece gift pack. Car Wash 1L. Windscreen Wash 500ml. Protectant 500ml. Sponge. All Purpose Cloth.
Willow Cooler 10L: $29
With dense insulation designed to keep food and drinks cooler for longer, Willow coolers are made to withstand harsh Aussie summer conditions. The compact size of the Day Trip Cooler is perfect for taking meals and drinks on-the-go.
Karcher WD3 1400W Premium Wet & Dry Vacuum: $169
17 litre stainless steel container. As powerful as a 1400 watt vacuum cleaner. Energy efficient consumption of 1000 watts. Accessories attach directly to the hose. Ergonomic carrying handle. 4m power cord.
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