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DesmondC
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DesmondC
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January

Hey team, just an update on the bamboo removal project. Some before and after pics for anyone who might be dealing with the same issue. Basically what ...

DesmondC
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January

Thanks God for the CSIRO.

DesmondC
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January

Really? I've heard all poisons are largely ineffective against bamboo? We're digging up the root system mostly with axe, mattock and shovel. The last ...

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January

Thanks @MitchellMc . That'll work nicely. Cheers.

DesmondC
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January

Hi there, Came across this thread and is super relevant. In the process of trying to completely remove bamboo from our yard. It’s been a lot of hard w ...

DesmondC
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Hi there, i just made fly screens for some windows. I’m out by maybe 50mm on one of them though - see photo. I was wondering if there’s like a space ...

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January

Hey @Kiwifr33 , Thanks heaps for your helpful advice. 1) Trusses and studs: your comments are spot on and exactly what I was after. They will end up l ...

DesmondC
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January

Thanks so much for this as an example. Really helpful in terms of showing what a space could be turned into.

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Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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January

@DesmondC, I believe the CSIRO developed a method for removing clumping bamboo. If I remember correctly, it was to cut one in every three stems just b ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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January

Hi @DesmondC, Are you out 50mm or 5mm? If it's only 5mm, you might like to consider inserting some weatherstrip into the gap. They are made of fle ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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January

Hi @DesmondC, Keep applying poison to any shoots that appear, and eventually, the clump will die off. If you don't see any new shoots over several ...

Kiwifr33
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January

Hi Desmond,If I was in your position I would firstly be looking closely at my roof truss design: if it's 'busy' you may not get the open spacious look ...

wooshka
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January

We did this if it helps , shows what is underneath the walls if you remove the gyprock we

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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January

Hi @DesmondC, It's great to see you've received some helpful replies from @Kiwifr33 and @wooshka. @wooshka's project is a good indication of what ...

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DesmondC
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January

Hey team, just an update on the bamboo removal project. Some before and after pics for anyone who might be dealing with the same issue. Basically what ...

DesmondC
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January

Thanks @MitchellMc . That'll work nicely. Cheers.

DesmondC
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January

Hi there, Came across this thread and is super relevant. In the process of trying to completely remove bamboo from our yard. It’s been a lot of hard w ...

DesmondC
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January

Hey @Kiwifr33 , Thanks heaps for your helpful advice. 1) Trusses and studs: your comments are spot on and exactly what I was after. They will end up l ...

DesmondC
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January

Thanks so much for this as an example. Really helpful in terms of showing what a space could be turned into.

DesmondC
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January

Thanks @Jason , really appreciate your message. Great suggestions. So basically what I’d like to achieve is a combo of (1) more vertical space, both p ...

DesmondC
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Hi there, I'm looking to expose the stud walls and roof struts in my garage so it sort of has a barn-like feel to it. In my head, the project involv ...

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