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   This is my wife's cubby from when she was a kid. Although the roof and floor was completely rotted - a sheet of yellow tongue, some left over m ...

Community Manager Jason
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Workshop members have been recently sharing things that annoy them about their house. Now it's time to focus on the positives. What do you love mo ...


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We recently had our council hard rubbish clean up so figured it was a good time to organise the storage under our stairs. Our biggest problem was a ...

Budding Contributor
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Looking to make 600mm deep shelves with a pine box frame with mdf board sitting on top, with either metal or pine supports. Will span 3.5m along bigge ...

New Contributor
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I have just finished building a back deck with my dad and brother.We built the framework out of steel purlins and beams, and used Queensland Spotted G ...

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My living room is quite small so I try to save space however I can. I re-used an old TV unit my brother didn't want, pulled it apart and re-used some ...

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Hello, I’m patching a coloured concrete driveway- filling some large cracks. I then want to match driveway colour to paint over filler. My question is ...

Junior Contributor
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Hi Can Bunnings' fence paling be used to clad an old fibro house? I would not remove the fibro but clad directly onto it. Is there any reason why fenc ...

Budding Contributor
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Anyone have experience glueing back paling? Would Gorilla Glue hold it back in place?  

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How can i remove all sticker glue from the walls and ceilings before painting?

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      Hi everyone, any ideas and advise on how to remove or solve the issue with my living room wall? It’s a 70s beauty with brick veneer wall. The ...

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  • Meet Andrew, passionate about handmade furniture

    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."

  • Meet Brad, a third-generation tradesman

    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."