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Chris_T
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2 weeks ago

HiSo here's the spring installed. Very straightforward 15 minute job - 2 screws, quick tension adjustment and now I've got a self-closing gate! Thanks ...

Chris_T
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a month ago

Awesome! Thanks @EricL & @r23on ! Will document and report back!

Chris_T
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a month ago

Some photos from the process - I haven't revarnished the floor yet, but everything else is done and it's looking pretty good! Pre-stain Post stain ...

Chris_T
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5 replies

Hiya I'm wanting to install a gate spring on this gate to my garden that comes in from the driveway. It's the only thing between my dog and the main r ...

Chris_T
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3 replies
a month ago

Yeah that was my vibe too, but I've never used a stripper before so wasn't sure how successful it was likely to be. I'll give it a little more light s ...

Chris_T
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5 replies
a month ago

Ok - so I've filled the gaps and sanded back. When I did the sticky-tape test, the intergrain did come off, so I'll followed directions and sanded bac ...

Chris_T
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1 reply
September

Thanks @MitchellMc - I was afraid you'd suggest the board replacement! I think one of the reasons I'm nervous about doing that at the moment is that I ...

Chris_T
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3 replies

Hi all Futher to my other post about the external old termite damage, I have discovered some historical termite damage in my floorboards that have mad ...

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Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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a month ago

Hi @Chris_T, It's one of those things where, in a perfect world, you'd want none of the previous coating left. Will you see any adverse effects if ...

SarahTBOS
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Finally finished these bedside drawers. I really wasn’t sure how they would turn out but I love them.Painted in Porters Paints ‘Yacht Race’, the top w ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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13 replies
August

Hi Chris (@Chris_T), It's great to see you've been receiving some excellent advice from our knowledgeable members. You could use Cabot's CFP Wat ...

Bunnings Team Member EricL
Bunnings Team Member
August

Hello @Chris_T Thank you for sharing your question about fixing termite damage outside your home. If you have the tools and the time to fix th ...

Bunnings Team Member EricL
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15 replies
August

Hello @Chris_T It's great that you've received excellent advice from @TedBear. His recommendation is perfect and is a great way to fill and colour ...

TedBear
Valued Contributor
August

That sounds great... making your own video of the process will give others the confidence to go ahead.Also good news that you have some boards to conv ...

TedBear
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18 replies
August

Hi @Chris_T , if you are planning to reseal the floor, you could 'almost' fill the gaps with gap filler, then sand the floor keeping the surface dust. ...

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Chris_T
Junior Contributor
1 reply
2 weeks ago

HiSo here's the spring installed. Very straightforward 15 minute job - 2 screws, quick tension adjustment and now I've got a self-closing gate! Thanks ...

Chris_T
Junior Contributor
a month ago

Awesome! Thanks @EricL & @r23on ! Will document and report back!

Chris_T
Junior Contributor
1 reply
a month ago

Some photos from the process - I haven't revarnished the floor yet, but everything else is done and it's looking pretty good! Pre-stain Post stain ...

Chris_T
Junior Contributor
3 replies
a month ago

Yeah that was my vibe too, but I've never used a stripper before so wasn't sure how successful it was likely to be. I'll give it a little more light s ...

Chris_T
Junior Contributor
5 replies
a month ago

Ok - so I've filled the gaps and sanded back. When I did the sticky-tape test, the intergrain did come off, so I'll followed directions and sanded bac ...

Chris_T
Junior Contributor
1 reply
September

Thanks @MitchellMc - I was afraid you'd suggest the board replacement! I think one of the reasons I'm nervous about doing that at the moment is that I ...

Chris_T
Junior Contributor
7 replies
August

Thanks @MitchellMc - sanding does help! CheersChris

Chris_T
Junior Contributor
11 replies
August

Quick update on fillers - I tried a few options (See image below). I used Selleys No More Gaps Timber floors. On the left I pressed in raw sawdust on ...

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