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Kittenlicks
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Hello, I am thinking of using 3600mm treated pine posts to use for espaliering. How deep should the posts be sunk? Likewise if I use 2600mm posts.Th ...

qeff
New Contributor
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Hoping to get opinions here. I have noticed that my ensuite vanity tap takes very long, approximately 1+ min, before the hot water is emitted. Hot wat ...

harry
Frequent Browser
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Will $217 countertop charcoal pain kit will enough for this area and Ian that colour will b suitable for above colour thanks

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
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I'm writing about my custom pool design in a separate post but felt this aspect needs a specific post for itself. I want to hide my pool pump (1.5hp) ...

woodalwaysworks
Established Contributor
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Hints, Tips, Advice. PleaseLooking into putting up a Brushwood fence and wondered if anyone out there had done it before??main questions was with the ...

Beachbox
Junior Contributor

I was recently asked to make a counter for a local business. He wanted something rustic and this is what I came up with. As you can see I used fence p ...

ProjectPete
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Hi guys, I've got a decent range of tools including both battery and corded models. I'm just chasing people's feedback on which tools they have in whi ...

Moderator Deanna
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Hi Gang! I have an Australian Native Orchid that was given to me by the local council when I got my Australian Citizenship way back in 2004 Austra ...

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."

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