Judy believes D.I.Y. projects give you a real sense of achievement. Home improvement is also a continual learning process. “It stretches your imagination," Judy says. "It challenges you. And you end up with something you are proud of."
Rob only started renovating caravans in recent years, but his stylish projects have been a big hit with the Workshop community. “I sit at a desk all week and so it’s good to indulge my ‘inner tradie’ at the weekends. I think of it as physical creativity.”
Peter thinks you can’t lose by doing something yourself. Despite not having any formal trade qualifications, he has tackled a huge range of projects. “If it works, you did it! You made something that works. If it doesn't work, you find out why and give it another go."