Book Review & Giveaway – Real Man’s Guide to Fixin’ Stuff

Real Man’s Guide to Fixin’ Stuff
How to Repair Anything You Need (or Just Want) to Know How to Fix

Squeaky floor board driving Dad of Divas readers crazy, have no hope left for a leaking shower or are you facing the worst problem of all… a weak vacuum? Real men know how to fix stuff, problems like these…or at least, when something around the house breaks, it get’s handed to the nearest person who can fix-it. So if you don’t know a light socket from a socket wrench, what do you do?

The Real Man’s Guide to Fixin’ Stuff, by Nick Harper, is the ultimate guide for guys on how to fix all those ordinary things that break every day and no one seems to do know what to do with. No longer will there be anything you own that you’ll think isn’t worth fixing or that it’s cheaper to buy a new one.

You’ll be amazed how many things you can fix with this book, a few simple tools, materials, and a bit of patience. Such as:

  • Remote controls
  • Weak Vacuums
  • Loose or noisy floor boards
  • Book covers
  • Your lady’s heel or purse
  • And much more!

Nick Harper,author of Man Skills, is now helping men everywhere become the Mr. fix-it everyone knows and loves. Nick is no stranger to knowing what men know and need to know from his experience as a features editor for FourFourTwo (Britain’s biggest-selling soccer magazine), for Men’s Health, The Guardian, Q, and FHM.

Complete with diagrams, easy to follow steps and how-to tips, this is sure to be the new fix-it bible every man needs to own.

MyTake on the Product
I found this book to be a very humorous way to look at fixing items and a man’s role in fixing these items. Some ofhe checkpoints that the book asks dads to try are definitely tongue and cheek, but they were great to read and I learned quite a bit about fixing items.

While I have never been the most handy person, this book did give me some great ideas for how to deal with situations as they arose.

Giveaway

How would you like to win a a copy of this book? I will be giving away 5 copies to lucky readers! All you need to do is let me know what you need to fix that this book might assist with to be considered. The contest will run for one week and will end on June 5, 2010.
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