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Topics with Label: Recycling and Upcycling

craftyhopper
Established Contributor
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I couldn’t find a plant stand that I liked or one that was the height I needed. So I made one! Having used lots of Acacia Project Panels in many proj ...

MaryTonnz
Junior Contributor
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I have a top for my new cutting room sewing table and wonder if anyone has finished a top with Clear Resin?Mary

Ash-1964
New Contributor
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I need to make the right size holes into the base of a drawer set, but with lockdown, I can’t just look at the legs. There’s not enough detail on the ...

redracer01
Trusted Contributor
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G'day Everyone, Stick vacuum cleaners are great. But oftentimes you find that it does not stand well on its own. It usually ends up sliding or crash ...

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
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  Hi helpful people. I’m purchasing a cintage dresser, and plan on removing the paint t, and refinishing the wood. I’m not sure what wood it’s made o ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
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Some quick before and after photos of a recent vintage furniture restoration project. My partner purchased this valet chair/butlers stool off Facebo ...

Tara86
Super Contributor
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Finally got sick of my 3 kids dumping their bags, shoes etc at the front door every night! Not to mention the ninja like moves we’d recreate while ent ...

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
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I have stripped and sanded back a vintage cedar dresser that was painted white. But there is still paint in the tiny wood “pores”. I don’t want to san ...

boris
Junior Contributor
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My wife wanted a feature when we enter the house. So I suggested a natural timber, narrow, hall stand. And she wanted to place a mirror on the wall. S ...

Flick23
New Contributor
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Hi all, I have a question about how best to seal chip board? I have a cupboard that has water damage along an edge and has split. I just want to seal ...

Shagen
Junior Contributor
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I bought a Ryobi table saw a few weeks ago and did my first coffee table out of pallet wood. This who coffee table was made with just the Ryobi table ...

lysh
New Contributor
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Hello all Just wondering if I could please get some advice on how to restore this bookshelf. I bought it from a second hand store (see pic) and it’s ...

sandy_d
Junior Contributor
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May

This console unit is made with 100% recycled pallet wood.  I started with glueing 4 pallet wood timber x 2, together and allowing to dry for 24 h ...

housetohome
Junior Contributor
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May

The power of paint !! Our most recent finished room in the never ending renovation, mudroom! Some trim, fresh paint, new tiles, hooks and a sliding do ...

sapphi
New Contributor
2 replies
May

 Hi community has anyone had experience using the porta contours range of cladding?I would like to use it to update our kitchen bench around the sides ...

pete_brig
Experienced Contributor
2 replies
May

Wanted some cheap furniture, preferably not flat pack but real timber, and that fitted my spaces. Found 1800x900 merbau fence panels that I've repurpo ...

Carol_Prime
Established Contributor
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Whipped up this stand to hold our recycling bags. 15mm pvc pipe. 3mtr x 5, 15mm corner joiners x 8 15mm T piece x 2 super easy, nice and neat, user ...

GeoffB
Junior Contributor
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This is a pair of Barn Doors I made for a local Café in Pakenham. I used 9mm ply as a backing and built up the doors using recycled Baltic pine weathe ...

hannah
New Contributor
38 replies

Getting on board the industrial concrete trend by making these concrete vases over the weekend. Surprisingly very easy, using quick set concrete meant ...

LePallet
Valued Contributor
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             Here I have created my own rustic feature effect on the timber making it look distressed. This whole build was made from recycl ...

Kiwifr33
Established Contributor
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Demo
Junior Contributor
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timdawg
Budding Contributor
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hey guys i'm tim and i thought there's no better way of introducing myself to workshop than by sharing one of my projects so here it is... i came ac ...

jeevanfranciz
Budding Contributor

Rustic Study desk with Maple stain and vintage white paint theme.