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Topics with Label: Recycling and Upcycling

alison4
Just Starting Out
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Hello everybody. I have a small backyard with a big deck and pergola over it. I am hoping to put a pool in but would like to re use the decking and p ...

RobSyd
Finding My Feet
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      Surface on left is sanded back and plank on right is current untreated not sanded surface. Hi everyone,First time here and looking for s ...

notsohandy88
Finding My Feet
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Hi all, I want to paint my metal outdoor setting. The base and chairs are in reasonable nick but the table is rusty. I’ve scraped off most of the flak ...

May
Cultivating a Following
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Previous owner just had wire so dog's would bark. We temporarily used the plastic screening seen on left to tie us over.until we decided. Being a rece ...

RenoRaine
Just Starting Out
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I have a very rustic outdoor bench that has started to rot in some of the legs since I moved to a place with an exposed balcony. Is there some kind of ...

Abigailc11
Just Starting Out
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Hi, just wanting to get some advice on how I would fix my outdoor wooden arm rest. Any advice would be appreciated   

Anthony7
Getting Established
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Decided to give new life to this outdoor table set with a fresh coat of blue paint. Bought the table set second hand about 6 years ago and it's been ...

EnthusiasticBee
Growing in Experience
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Hello everyone! I was gifted second hand cubby house for my little one. It needs a bit work done so I thought this would be the best place to ask for ...

Mary1983
Just Starting Out
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Hi I was wondering if it is recommended to use pallets to build a deck and would it carry people’s weight safely and what I really do to treat it to p ...

sjepickering
Getting Established
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James_M
Growing in Experience
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 Hi, I am looking to see which oil would suit to oil the outdoor furniture in the photo? (furniture has faded a little since photo) Is teak oil suitab ...

Noyade
Kind of a Big Deal
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Not a particularly worthy project to show, but it works quite well and I like the mobility of the table. MaterialsLots of wood. All available at Bunn ...

leilacampbell
Just Starting Out
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I want to paint my egg chair white, what is the best way?  

amichaelmedia
Cultivating a Following
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  Hey all just some advice on constructing bench seating for a bbq firepit area Live in Bellarine Peninsula VIC. What cuts type of timber am I f ...

Oreoprojects
Having an Impact
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The Old gas bbq stand had stopped working after many years. Removed the gas burner. Repurposed the gas burner area with Kiwila timer to make an attrac ...

Dave-1
Home Improvement Guru
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The side of the deck needed to have a privacy screen as I could say "Howdy" to the neighbours resonably easy. Years after I built the privacy screen t ...

jgordon
Just Starting Out
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very old cane chair repair..It has thick cane weaving...staple shapes moved out Need to add a photo when I can get off hold with a company

Dave-1
Home Improvement Guru
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I put in some low gabion cages when I re-landscaped my front yard with the intention of putting timber on the top to form some bench seats and also to ...

Dave-1
Home Improvement Guru
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For the past 3-4 years I have wanted an outside table next to the driveway. I had collected timber planks from work years ago and have used them for r ...

Penwah
Finding My Feet
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We have done a makeover on the existing outdoor BBQ area. I tiled the wooden top, built a frame so I could enclose it using cement sheeting which I ...

kimamery
Having an Impact
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I bought a set of outdoor timber chairs on marketplace that needed some improvements. They had spent a lot of time in the elements, the timber was cr ...

jenny123
Finding My Feet
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We decided to restore 2 chairs. We removed the old cane from the backs and seats of the chairs. We bought 1 sheet of Marine plywood which was enough ...

kate8
Finding My Feet
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Good morning I have just come across this workshop site I am very excited. I am fixing up two cane swivel chairs.Long overdue project . One chair need ...

annacleone
Building a Reputation
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This gazebo was built 10-15 years ago and had lattice sidings that were rotting, and were built far too high that you couldn't see out while sitting. ...