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Council regulations require taps to be siliconed. Some overzealous plumber must have siliconed the Caroma cone shaped flange making it unable to be u ...

Junior Contributor
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Hello Workshop Community, in school i have been given a task to make 'somthing' out of two pallets they are aprox 1.25x1.25m i have decided to make a ...

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So the missus want a new bedroom setting, was complaining that our current one was too dark...I have to admitt I also thought so. But after looking at ...

New Contributor
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Hi, It’s been a long, hot summer and I’m a little tired of hand watering the back garden. I think a simple automatic watering system would save me ...

Experienced Contributor
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Hi everyone! I have been away for a long time, but have something I think is exciting to share with you all Last weekend I finally got all my bit ...

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Have a raised garden set-up from Bunnings. Planted some flowers, but they only survived for a short time. Seems fine roots from a very large gumtree h ...

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He’s a walk-through of what we have progressed to in the build of this man cave/sleepout/shed garage.

Meet the community
  • Meet Pete, who will tackle anything

    The multi-talented ProjectPete learned most of his D.I.Y. skills from his father, and loves the challenge and satisfaction of turning his house into a home. “I’m a fairly handy kind of guy,” Pete says. “I will try to tackle basically any job.”

  • Meet Cath, an experienced horticulturalist

    Cath loves sharing her deep knowledge and passion for growing food. Public speaking used to give her panic attacks, but now Cath runs her own gardening workshops. Her most important advice is to “feed your soil, not your plants”.

  • Meet Mike, renovating his first home

    Workshop member mikedoeslife is undertaking a room-by-room renovation of a 1960s weatherboard with his wife Friedel. "We've been blessed with the experience of friends that are either (renovation) veterans or (trade) professionals."