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New outdoor entertaining area

Built a patio. Never built anything in my life...

 

Finished productFinished product

 

 

Fire on patioFire on patio

 

Burnt roof and floorBurnt roof and floor

 

I'm so proud I can build stuffI'm so proud I can build stuff

 

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Re: build a patio. never built anything in my life

Wow, you have every reason to feel proud @danieltheman. Fantastic job. I'm sure your work will inspire other community members. Well done.

 

Let me also extend a very warm welcome to the Workshop community. We're looking forward to reading more about your projects and plans. We invite you to post whenever you need a hand or have something to share. And please let me know if you ever need help getting the most from the site or have any feedback about how we can make Workshop even more useful to you.

 

Thanks for sharing your project,

 

Jason

 

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Re: build a patio. never built anything in my life

Brilliant job @danieltheman. Congrats.

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Brilliant @danieltheman. You deserve to feel proud. 

 

Got any advice for people having a crack at their own deck and/or outdoor entertaining area? What are some of the things that you learned along the way or found difficult?

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Re: New outdoor entertaining area

good job mate...do you need permission from the council?
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Thanks for joining in the discussion @HoppersTech. Let me tag @danieltheman for you so he is alerted to your question.

 

A very warm welcome to the Workshop community. We look forward to reading all about your own projects and plans. Perhaps you have your own deck and/or entertainment area planned? Feel free to post whenever you need a hand or have a project to share.

 

Jason

 

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Best to ask your council that question @HoppersTech as rules differ. In this case I doubt permission was needed as it was a replacement - the footprint of the house wasn't changing. But hopefully @danieltheman can confirm. 

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The hardest thing for me was the stairs if u get the box size wrong ur stairs will be wrong.. have a plan write it down.draw it up. U Tube anything ur not sure and ring a friend for advice 

 

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Re: New outdoor entertaining area

@HoppersTech 

 

If u building a new deck yes need council approval I had a existing one

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Re: New outdoor entertaining area

Great to see you back on Workshop @danieltheman, many thanks for the updates.

 

Not sure if you would have noticed the view count on your post. It's now approaching 16,000 views! Congratulations, your patio (and can-do attitude) has inspired so many people. 

 

We look forward to seeing what you turn your hand to next. And we certainly encourage you to reach out to the community if you need a hand with anything.

 

Thanks again,

 

Jason

 

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