DIY FAN Kevin Brunie built a guillotine — then beheaded himself in his back garden.

The keen carpenter spent weeks making the device out of wood with a metal blade.

He told relatives it was a toy car. Dad-of-two Kevin, 42, was said to have been in good spirits and was “laughing and joking” with his mum Lynda Nelson, 62, days before he died.

She said: “He had not talked to me about killing himself. I have no idea why he died. He was always good with his hands.”

Kevin was jobless and lived alone in Longley, Sheffield. He had suffered bouts of depression in the past but was believed to have recovered.,,2-2004152336,00.html