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Hi all, I've been planning to build a low profile deck for about 4 months now. Been trying to discover what's envolved and how I can build it. Curren ...

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Hi Workshoppers, I want to remove the old phone jack on the wall in the kitchen and plaster up the hole.My question is, is it safe to just cut the wir ...

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lookig for ideas / drawings for childrens toys , have a grand child due in two weeks and want to make something! any suggestions?

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I would really love to get a passionfruit going, but haven't had much success. I know they're heavy feeders so i prepared the soil thoroughly. Firs ...

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Hey all, We have a small sunroom that connects to a laundry room and an a WC. Our pets have currently taken over (a puppy and a kitten) and I occassio ...

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I'm concreting my sleepers in tomorrow around 4 pm when my youngest in bed. It took me three hours to dig my 70 cm trench, and I'm building a vertical ...

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