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SHOW #119 The Computer and the Home


The computer has become an integral part of many of our lives. In this episode, HandyMa'amŽ Beverly DeJulio demonstrates projects related to the computer and the home. Beverly has some hints that will help viewers avoid the headaches of putting together "ready to assemble" computer furniture. Next, she shows how to recycle used computer paper to make decorative stationary, then demonstrates how to install a keyboard slider. Guest Meredith Gould, author of "Tips for Your Home Office," stops by to talk about how to keep your sanity while using your home computer.

Product Information

Home Improvement -- Build Ready to Assemble Computer Furniture

  • Clamps : American Tool Company
  • Power screwdriver: Black & Decker www.Black&
  • Bucket: Leaktite
  • Wainscoting: Parkside Distributors
  • Workbench , organizers : Rubbermaid
  • Computer furniture: Sauder
  • Hammer, screwdriver: Stanley 1-203-225-5111
  • Drywall for set: USG
  • Workbench: Wolfcraft

Simple Solution #1 -- Packing & Moving Computer

Create It--Make Decorative Stationary (out of used computer or other paper)

  • Cotton linter paper: American Art Clay 800-374-1600
  • Scissors: Fiskars
  • Plastic totes: Rubbermaid

Maintain It -- Install Keyboard Slider

  • Drill: Black & Decker www.Black&
  • Tape measure: Stanley 203-225-5111
  • Safety goggles: Uvex

Simple Solution #2 -- Make a Bulletin Board inside Computer

  • Spray adhesive: Krylon
  • Computer armoire: Sauder
  • Tape measure, straight edge, utility knife:Stanley 203-225-5111



Deco Tech

Sierra Home

The "Your-Computer" page


Meredith Gould is a freelance writer, editor, marketing communications consultant, and author of "Tips for Your Home Office." She talks about what to look for when buying a computer and has some interesting ideas on keeping your sanity in your home office.


Beverly DeJulio's wardrobe provided by
Paul Harris,

Furnishings provided by
Marshall Fields, 1-800-480-1623

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