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The side path of the house was one of those projects we wanted to do for a long time. It was a very narrow area, overgrown with weeds, and it seeme ...


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Bought a large (75cm Ironhorse brand) fan from Bunnings a few years back, very good, but very heavy and awkward to move about outside.So I added casto ...

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Hello, I am installing a benchtop in my laundry that is completly tiled. Does it matter if i install the benchtop against the existing wall tile or s ...

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Hi All Finally after watching few videos and ideas in this forum for VJ Panel I gathered the courage to go ahead for my project. I am planning to inst ...

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Assume it's okay to start a word association game here? You just reply with the first word that comes into your mind after reading the previous word. ...

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Found these at side of road on verge where a council pick up was due. Thought they would be good for storing my pots near my potstand. Easy upcycle. 1 ...

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 I completed this morning a coffee/occasional recycling hoops from a degraded wine barrel fitted with a teak fj glulam round panel. I couldn’t locate ...

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I have just finished making the Wine Barrel cupboard for up the backyard.I built it so I can store thing in it for the fire pit and wine glass ect.I o ...

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  Hello Team, i plan to build a deck outside within the shed area over concrete area. Dimensions are 8 meters x 3 meters. Ground clearance at the en ...

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I'm in the process of repairing a bench seat. I have stripped back old paint and want to do the seating. There are 2 screws that will not budge no mat ...

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As a general rule of thumb, one litre of paint will cover eight square metres with two coats. This is for a flat surface and you should expect to use ...

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