- Events / Administration
Admin Meeting on Sunday! ALL ARE INVITED to the next Admin (Core Group) meeting. This SUNDAY 8th January at Sue Yilmaz's house in Southville. Contact Sue for address details and to warn her you are planning to come, or Steve Heigham for Agenda details. (hourly rate for attendance 5 ideals)
Arts & Crafts
Picture framing I've been given a print. Could anyone create a simple frame for it please?
Roman blind, home-made I need a Roman blind made with some lovely teal and brown fabric I have, lined to make it warm and blackout. Can you help? (hourly rate 10 ideals)
Sewing Could anyone sew a hem (length extension) on some curtains for me? I have a machine. Expenses etc. paid, plus maybe an exchange for one of my services?
Welding I have a design for a stove which creates biochar whilst also generating a lot of heat. These are not commercially available so need to make one. I have some metalworking skills, but can't weld this needs to be gas-tight. Happy to pay cash for materials and transport, (and if you have a workspace could contribute to the rent whilst this is in progress) (5 ideals)
Buildings & DIY
Bike shed Can anyone help me build a wooden bike shed in my garden?
CHAIR RESTORATION I have 3 old kitchen chairs that need thorough sanding and varnishing. I know how to do it but can't because of arthritis. (5 i-Deals p h ideals)
dry stone walling my garden is surrounded by tumbling low walls which would benefit from someone who has time to rebuild them (5 per hour ideals)
electrical help I have a few electrical needs around the house. A lamp that want to be put up, a light that wants to be taken down and a socket that needs dividing up.
Electrical Wiring I have a garage with an electric supply to it – but but I need some lighting and wall sockets to be installed in November if possible. If you have these skills and are able to help please get in touch via email or text initially. Many Thanks. BS15 (hourly, 5 ideals ideals)
General DIY/odd jobs Odd jobs/house maintenance.
Handywork/Decorating/Plumbing/Electricals I have various maintenance jobs of various length at my new home. I would love help! I am on a budget but can pay some cash as well as expenses/food. Please call 07946907897, thanks, Annette
Help building a fruit cage My fruit-cage on my allotment is on its last legs and missing most of the netting. This is a job where two pairs of hands makes it ten times easier.
I have the skills and tools, just need someone reasonably handy to help. Some weeding and cutting back the hedge might be needed as part of the process. (5 ideals)
Help wanted to connect a water butt The water butt needs connecting to the down pipe from single storey roof. I'd be grateful for someone experienced to help me fix it, price £/ideals to reflect their time, travel, expertise.
help with laying engineered wood flooring I want to fix engineered wood flooring in my hall and I need help with this job
Help with putting blind up I've put a pair of bamboo blinds up with no nails - but one side keeps falling down. I've decided it needs drilling to the wall with screws - I've given up with the no nails! Looking for someone with a drill and a little time to help me as I have no drill.
Many thanks (5 iDeals ideals)
Ladder Please could I have use of a ridge ladder for my roof. I'm happy to get up onto the roof - just need use of a ladder (1 storey high)
Plumbing please I have a problem with a couple of hot taps at my house. can anyone help me out please?
Jon 07595 632451
Putting up bird boxes/oanof ladder Nesting season is right now and I have bird boxes, I have a big north facing wall appropriate for them and I have a dislike of going up ladders.
I can. probably do it if someone is at the bottom holding the ladder and offering moral support - but even better is there someone prepared to go up and drill a few holes and screw boxes up would be great. The sparrows need you :) (5 ideals)
Second pair of hands I have ongoing chaos in what is meant to be a workroom, a few hours help working with me - putting up tool racks, blinds and generally rationalising it would be great. Not highly skilled, as much moral support, and someone to hold things while I drill etc. (5 ideals)
Secondary double glazing advice I still haven't had the heart to rip out the sash windows in my living room bay; however it's freezing! Anyone any experience of secondary glazing, even the DIY stuff from the hardware shop might make a difference.
Straw bale building Do you have any practical experience of straw bale builds? I am planning to build a summer house and would love the oportunity to discuss my ideas with someone who has already "been there". Possibility to get involved with the actual build if anyone is interested. It would be over a dry weekend, working party style - many hands make light work!
(per hour 5 ideals)
Computing help needed I have various computer issues I'm stuck with e.g. dealing with spam, photo storage, cleaning and speeding up the system all the way up to web design and SEO. Can negotiate costs. I'd love some help! Bishopston based.
Help with copying some important dvd's I'm trying to work out how to copy a set of 3 dvd's (of an event containing a performance that I did - so I'm allowed to copy them for my own purposes). I've had a search on line for dvd copying software etc and so far can't fathom out how to do it! Is there anyone with the know-how who could spare some time either by phone or perhaps pop in to help me if local? I live in Westbury on Trym. Thanks so much! (5 iDeals ideals)
Photoshop help I would like some help to learn how to use photoshop. I find it easier if people show me as i go through the book rather than go through the book on my own. (5 ideals)
Website making I have a half made wordpress website which I need help to finish as i am lacking the motivation.
Wordpress website advice I've got on reasonably well with creating a website, but can't control the page layouts with any precision. A bit of instruction from anyone who's got that figured would be great. (5 ideals)
Counselling & Therapy
Befriender Female befriender with understanding of Asperger's Syndrome (please provide references if possible)
Surplus veg I would love to hear from anyone who has surplus vegetables or veg patch gluts to exchange for Ideals, as we get through so many! (negotiable ideals)
Gardening & Yard Work
Can anyone teach me how to survey land I wondered if anyone has any experience in surveying, establishing levels etc. (5 ideals)
Garden Digging My low garden wall is leaning and needs repair. Initially I am looking for a strong person to help dig out the earth behind the wall so that it can be stabilised or rebuilt.
PS - please call or text as the LETS e-mail forwarding system doesn't seem to work
general gardening help I have a bit too much to do alone and would appreciate any help (5 per hour ideals)
moving shrubs I have a few shrubs which I would like moved to better positions (5 per hour ideals)
Ms Krysia Patrzalek clear garden with me please dec 14 - jan 15
cleaning hppovering tidying decluttering shopping for stuff not food.
companion ship for activity
Someone good at basic carpentry I need someone good at basic carpentry to help me to finish building the chicken run on my allotment which is partly constructed. It needs a roof to go over the old aluminium greenhouse frame and this to be extended a little bit to go over the chicken coup to enclose all. The foundations are already done. Can someone good at wood-work please help me out? (hourly, 5 ideals)
Someone with ladder Need someone with ladder and hammer to re-affix climbing rose to wall of house. Blown down by a storm.
tree care I have a lovely big walnut tree which is not very well and needs attention from someone who understands it (5 per hour ideals)
A lamp requires wiring Beautiful Mineral lamp been sitting just looking pretty. An (old?) cable runs up through the middle for 2x kr12v5w bulbs. Bulb filaments are ok. I would like it rewired please. 29.06.16. Will pay for materials obviously and ideals or possible skills swop. I can sew.
Declutter and rearranging Help to be ruthless and to shift things round in my overcrowded house. (5 ideals)
Decluttering assistance Assisting me to declutter and rationalize items in my home (6 ideals)
Help I need a washing machine Needs to be in clean working order or only have a minor fault. Needed urgently.
(negotiable number of ideals)
Occasional lift to the tip The tip won't let me take my van there with garden/household stuff. Occasionally I'd like someone with a car to give me a lift please.
Sewing machine Does anyone know how to thread a Frister Rossman Cub 4 sewing machine? I took the bobbin case out by mistake and now can't get it back in to get the bobbin thread back up. Alternatively can I borrow a machine to do 4 lines of stitching to attach some curtain tape? The simple job has turned into a bit of a marathon. Many thanks. (No, there aren't free manuals online)
Sewing pelmet Could someone sew a pelmet to match my curtains, I have the fabric. (5 ideals)
Upolstery (steam) cleaner I need to clean my sofa and armchair after some very dusty building work. Has anyone got a steam cleaner of vacuum with a special wash attachment please.
Shoe resoling Resoling the more worn down side of shoes and boots. (7 ideals)
Music & Entertainment
Sports & Recreation
tennis partner I am a female who is at knockabout level and would prefer the same of applicant, i live in eastville area where there are free courts, have two racquets and will travel only to othe free courts.
Car checks Would anyone like a regular job to esrn iDeals - monthly check of oil, water and tyres, (maybe cleaning lights and mirrors etc to make it up to an hour).
Just a job I'd love to delegate as I always put it off. (5 ideals)
Car Mechanic Does anyone have details of a reliable mobile mechanic or a small garage which charges reasonable rates? (I just can't do the £40 per hour plus VAT thing). I live in BS7. Thanks, Annette
Lify Wanted 22/07/16 Lift required to The George Leigh Woods, 7.30pm- happy to pay petrol or exchange ideals.
Transport to collect Freecycle item from Knowle I'm looking for someone with transport to collect two aluminium garden chairs from Knowle as I have no transport. For 5 iDeals and petrol costs covered. (5 iDeals ideals)
Wanted: Use of Car Roof Bars Hello, looking for loan of a pair of roof bars please, to transport a ladder. Universal fitting, for a car without edge gutters or roof rails (Peugeot 206 hatchback).