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Budding Contributor
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hi, I've had a busy week but don't seem to have gotten a lot done. My youngest son and I pulled out the dining area first. I was only planning on pull ...

New Contributor
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My Ryobi router is 4 years old..The spring collet got stuck...had it removed bought a new collet $ it is stuck first time using it.. Anyone he ...

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I am building a low level deck and I’m restricted with hight so I’m using 140x45 H3 treated pine bearers,I put my posts in at 1.8mt spacings the deck ...

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We moved from Sutherland Shire NSW, which is really part of Greater Sydney, and downsized to Albion Park in the Illawarra Shire.We were lucky enough t ...

New Contributor
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My hardwood internal polished flooring overtime have shrunk and the board gaps have opened up and in places let cold drafts in. As the floors do no ...

Junior Contributor
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I have finally finished my latest DIY project, which unfortunately took me over 6weeks from start to finish. But now that my table reno is completed, ...

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Hi all, wondering if any one has added waterfall sides (stone) to their existing stone benchtop. I assume it's "easy enough" to cut the existing bench ...

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Hi All, Want to build a vertical timber screen at home (merbau 42 x 19’s) Plan was to screw the battens to the joists. However, interested to know if ...

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    Andrew loves using centuries-old woodworking techniques to handcraft beautiful furniture and other objects. “I love the material, how it’s organic but can be tamed. I love how every piece of wood is different.”

  • Meet Marty, who recycles pallets into treasure

    Marty started making planter boxes out of pallet wood a few years ago. Now he makes everything from dining tables to entertainment units and cubby houses. “I love being able to put my own creative flair on the products I build."

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    Brad’s career began as an apprentice welder in a training centre, which also gave the basics of many other trades. "There is a sense of accomplishment in making something rather than paying someone else."