Tara shared a photo of this fantastic project as her first post on Workshop, adding that she was “proud of my partner and I” to have completed their first deck from scratch. The community has certainly agreed that the couple did a terrific job with the outdoor entertaining space.
Sliding barn doors have been one of the hottest trends in home improvement in recent years, helping to partition large spaces while acting as an attractive feature. Peta shared two wonderful examples from her home, saying that she was keen to replace all the doors in the house.
Rob’s inventive renovation of a classic 70s Millard van was inspired by the iconic Penguin Classic range of books and beat generation tome On the Road by Jack Kerouac. The popular project was Rob’s first solo venture after completing three previous caravans last year with an experienced tradie mate.
Narrow areas down the side of a house can be very tricky to deal with, but this combination of decking and garden is a wonderfully practical solution for easy access as well as creating a space for relaxing and enjoying the outdoors.
An organised, clutter-free workshop is a popular goal, and this is a great example of what can be achieved using customised storage even with relatively limited space. The portable workbench is a particularly smart idea, and the discussion also includes handy storage ideas from other community members.
Founding member Pete recently renovated an entire 80s home with a budget of just $10,000. The kitchen update cost under $1000 and included refreshing the cabinetry with laminate paint, new benchtops, and a subway tile splashback.