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far213
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far213
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May

Thanks Red for the great response. It will be a permanent feature so we decided to do what you suggested. Using a liquid nail plus mechanical nails.

far213
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May

Thank you so much for your response. We decided to go ahead with this project. Can you please share with me the nail gun we need to use (we plan to hi ...

far213
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May

Thank you so much for your replies. I wonder if it’s good enough to nail the slats to the plasterboards or should be nailed to the timber behind the p ...

far213
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April

Hello everyone. We plan to do it in our powder room. The room is very long 3m by 1.4m and currently looks not very cohesive.

far213
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  We like to make a slat wall as a feature wall like the photo I attached. We are not sure if it’s better to use a nailer or just use 3M hanging str ...

far213
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October 2020

Thanks for your reply. This is the paint i used.    

far213
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we decided to paint our wooden kitchen cabinets. Unfortunately, after applying two coats of undercoat (!!!) we found out what we had applied was actua ...

far213
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September 2020

Thanks for your response. If i use Dulux Weathershield how often do i need to renew the painting?

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redracer01
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May

Hello @far213 I'm intrigued by your idea but at the same time the diy'er in me is sounding caution. Using 3m command strips might possibly work, but ...

TedBear
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May

I agree with @MitchellMc that it is an interesting idea and agree with his reservations. But I've never tried it, so I won't knock it. Since you inten ...

Projects Editor StevieB
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April

Looks like a fantastic project @far213. Which room will you have this feature wall in? Let me tag @MitchellMc and @ProjectPete who may be able to ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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October 2020

Hi @far213, You've used a water-based enamel which is a hard-wearing coating that binds quite well to timber which has been sanded. It also looks li ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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October 2020

Hi @far213, It's great to see you have already received a helpful reply from @JDE. In order for me to give some specific advice, I would need ...

JDE
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October 2020

Far213 It really depends on what you painted over. My experience is that undercoat / primer served 3 purposes a) stopped as much paint being absorbed ...

ProjectPete
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September 2020

As @MitchellM said, 1L/8sqm for 2 coats. What you'll see on the tin is 1L/16sqm - just remember that's for 1 coat. Painting is generally an inexpens ...

MitchellM
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September 2020

Hi @far213, Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community. As a general rule of thumb, one litre of paint will cover eight square metres with two coats. ...

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far213
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May

Thanks Red for the great response. It will be a permanent feature so we decided to do what you suggested. Using a liquid nail plus mechanical nails.

far213
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May

Thank you so much for your response. We decided to go ahead with this project. Can you please share with me the nail gun we need to use (we plan to hi ...

far213
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October 2020

Thanks for your reply. This is the paint i used.    

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