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houseonhockhill
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I absolutely adore the whole rattan furniture vibe, but couldn't find *exactly* what I wanted in the shops to fit my measly budget. I bought a new, ba ...

AMC2089
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   I just got an antique cupboard from Facebook Marketplace & when I put a little bit of weight in the middle of the cupboard a crack appeared.I was h ...

TheRenoDad
Junior Contributor
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Simple to build and made with materials all sourced from my local Bunnings. See below for the before photo of this project and keep reading to fi ...

Wendyjoyhall
Budding Contributor
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These were the two round ends of an old dressing table which required quite a bit of carpentry to modify and repair. Lots of sanding then treated sid ...

Wendyjoyhall
Budding Contributor
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When you collect old furniture you inevitably end up with old mirrors. What to do ..... I did these. Sanding, undercoating and some op shop books, c ...

Wendyjoyhall
Budding Contributor
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This big boy was a massive job. Lucky my husband in good at carpentry! Early days of my interest and probably too much but it came back n to life ni ...

Wendyjoyhall
Budding Contributor
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Again, this was on old piece picked up for not much. Lots of sanding, good sealer undercoat and then 3 topcoats. Drawers lined with a dramatic fabric ...

MitchellM
Valued Contributor
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I thought I would share a pallet coffee table I built over my weekend. I used a very similar process to the D.I.Y. article How to build a simple co ...

LorenaDIYS
Budding Contributor
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   before After  I transformed a dark buffet and now it’s light and bright , I used cabots ACORN water base stain . full video on YouTube EJ Ma ...

LorenaDIYS
Budding Contributor
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I transformed a dark brown hall table to bright and new . I used cabots ACORN water base stain . Full video on YouTube EJ Makes Us 6 after   ...

Wendyjoyhall
Budding Contributor
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This was perhaps a cutlery/ silverware holder or cupboard. as it had old red felt lining. I'm not sure I just liked its good bones and thought it was ...

LorenaDIYS
Budding Contributor
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DIY SUPPLIES AT BUNNINGS WAREHOUSE  AFTER  the before I transformed this dark brown dresser and now it’s light & new again full video on You ...

Nellstar
Junior Contributor
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Bought a cheap red /black fold out ottoman bed & clearance linen fabric from Ikea. Removed all the fabric on the ottoman, cut the top in half & used t ...

Wendyjoyhall
Budding Contributor
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Found this in pretty poor condition, hence having to paint and decorate the doors. I like this one particularly.    

Leeelooo78
Budding Browser
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I would like to paint the underside of my boring round, glass top dining table. I'm thinking a sky or light blue colour. What spray paint would be be ...

Wendyjoyhall
Budding Contributor
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Since Covid I have learned to makeover old pieces of furniture with my own twist based on my love of craft and colour and textures. Just a hobby init ...

LorenaDIYS
Budding Contributor
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    I transformed my dark brown tv unit . Now it’s light & bright . I used acorn cabots water base stain & black paint . Full video on YouTube Ej M ...

sarina_home7
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I found this cute side table in a local Op Shop and had to save her from the awful paint job. The best $5 I’ve ever spent!      

sallie24
Budding Contributor
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 This 90’s build wall cabinet was so much fun to turn into our Hamptons tv cabinet. We started by removing the back panel, and shelving through the ce ...

Wendyjoyhall
Budding Contributor
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Handpainted revamp of drawers found at am old Motel clearing sale.      

annie75
Budding Contributor
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I turned an old Kmart coffee table that was falling apart from the side of the road into a talking piece, all with scrap wood from Bunnings!      

Wendyjoyhall
Budding Contributor
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Another dressing table rebuild. Salvaged round ends, repaired carpentry and sanded thoroughly to prepare for application of a dusty pink quilted vinyl ...

Nellstar
Junior Contributor
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After finding a little blurb in the Bunnings magazine I made a budget DIY version of a weaved fabric headboard using a simple frame, 20m of Hessian ga ...

Wendyjoyhall
Budding Contributor
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  This was as old piece picked up for $30 and given a new look.