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Junior Contributor
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Do you get bugged off with the amount of sanding pads you go through and how much you pay for new pads? Ever though of recovering and reusing them ove ...

Super Contributor
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G'day fellow workshoppers, Finally got around to designing, building and installing the new auto door for our girls. I was quiet shocked at the price ...

Valued Contributor
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A few members have asked specific questions about Timber DecksI hope these additional resources and tools provide useful information in your endeavour ...

Super Contributor
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Attn: Melbourne Workshoppers There is a herb and chilli festival on this weekend in Wandin. As you'd expect for a festival, there's going to be heaps ...

Experienced Contributor
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Hi All,I just thought to ask what veges everyone is harvesting or sowing now.This is the time of the year you can enjoy all of your hard work and reap ...

Valued Contributor
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We're thinking about using some "grasscrete" to add some new texture to a sitting area we're planning for the new place - it'll be surrounded in plant ...

Community Manager Jason
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Many people have long lists of projects they would love to tackle around the house and garden. We'd love to hear from you about the one project you ...

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