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Community Manager Jason
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We've all been spending more time at home lately, so it's no surprise community members have been sharing many fantastic projects and asking plenty of ...

New Contributor
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Hello to everyone. This is my attempt to renovate my Study area. First step was to make the desk. I have made the Desk with Laminated Panels and ...


New Contributor
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Hi everyone - I am thinking of selling my house hence have started to plan renovation work esp. in the kitchen area. Just want to make cosmetic cha ...


 hi I need a bit of advice I want to paint my shower base but am not quite sure what it is made of it would be about 30 years old if not more can I us ...

Hi,We are currently renting and have a bay window in our front living room. We would love to make a bench seat that would be removable if we move out. ...

New Contributor
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Recently moved into a coastal house built back in the 80s by an owner builder handyman. The kitchen is very dated and in poor condition with non stand ...

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I made a monitor stand, from a single slab of wood, and using a biscuit joiner and glue. I am not to sure what type of wood it is but I think is some ...

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We are looking into installing a timber deck over an existing concrete slab of out outdoor entertaining area, but the space between the concrete and t ...

Regular Browser
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Made an attempt at my own wall mounted tv unit. Reused the glass shelf from the old tv unit, and finished it off with some LED them lighting. I t ...

Junior Contributor
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Just wondering if anyone has any youtube channels that are good for tutorials? It's been a long time since I've touched any woodwork at all, but I fee ...

Regular Browser
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I'm looking at purchasing my first plunge router. Primarily I'll be using it connected to a router table. I've been looking at the two entry level r ...

New Contributor
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We've been trying to decide on the best possible design for a new kitchen to rid ourselves on the criminally green one currently in-situ (c.1936). We ...

Meet the community
  • Meet Judy, a hands-on person

    Judy believes D.I.Y. projects give you a real sense of achievement. Home improvement is also a continual learning process. “It stretches your imagination," Judy says. "It challenges you. And you end up with something you are proud of."

  • Meet Rob, who renovates caravans

    Rob only started renovating caravans in recent years, but his stylish projects have been a big hit with the Workshop community. “I sit at a desk all week and so it’s good to indulge my ‘inner tradie’ at the weekends. I think of it as physical creativity.”

  • Meet Peter, who gives anything a try

    Peter thinks you can’t lose by doing something yourself. Despite not having any formal trade qualifications, he has tackled a huge range of projects. “If it works, you did it! You made something that works. If it doesn't work, you find out why and give it another go."