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Budding Contributor
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I truly feel totally stupid. All I want is a piece of laminate cut that matches my kitchen bench to go over sink. Please see photos & measurements. I ...

Valued Contributor
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I'd like to give you all a quick update on @Jason. Unfortunately, our illustrious community manager is unwell and has been away from workshop for the ...

New Contributor
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Hi we are looking to deck our alfresco area, its a concrete slab with a 70mm step down - not much I know, what’s the best way to go about it with su ...

Established Contributor
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I'm Jim and I'm new here. Very new. First posting new! I'm retired and keen to get back into woodworking. I recently bought a house in Warrn ...

Budding Browser
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Hi Everyone.I am new here and very interested in learning to work with wood..I am looking for some free workshops to learn all about wood work, whethe ...

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At 60 I have joined a local Men's Shed and learning woodworking which I have not touched for over 40 years. I have access to some wonderful tools but ...

New Contributor

I love my new Ozito xchange 18v blower with my pvc extension to clean all my house gutters without leaving the safety of Mother Earth. Me at 60, my w ...

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."