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Community Manager Jason
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As I'm nearing the end of our backyard games room project, I had an eclectic assortment of items in my basket during my long weekend trip to Bunnings. ...

Experienced Contributor
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It's asbestos awareness month, so I thought I'd share where there might be asbestos in your home. Any house built or renovated before 1987 might conta ...

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So my kids we’re treated brand new bedroom suites when we built our house. Which was great until one of their friends got a loft bed early last year. ...


Hi,I am renovating my bathroom. I am planning to put full wall tiles on my bathroom wall, 6mm viallboard. right now I have half wall tiled. I have 60x ...

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Hi,we are renovating our 20 year old cottage in SE Queensland and are stuck with our patio which is a terrible mix. One of our challenges is to hide t ...

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Hi,we are thinking of painting our 20 years old cottage roof before installing solar panels. It is currently this faded cottage green I presume. Our s ...

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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."

  • 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."