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r23on
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Do you know what it is, or what it is used for? This tool was made back in the 60's by a tradie to help him in his work as to buy one it would cost hi ...

Community Manager Jason
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It's nearly winter and the temperature is starting to drop, particularly at night. Unfortunately, when the temperature drops, our power bills tend to ...

shelbylouise
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I have recently become obsessed with succulants & plants filtering the air inside! I love the look of potplants in the house, my mum has all artificia ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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It's the first day of winter and the cold weather has arrived. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to winter-proof your home by keeping the cold ...

Monika
Newbie
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Hi, just wondering if anyone knows how or where I could learn to make a basic coffee table from scratch? any tips would be great

r23on
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I am about to start a new project and the timber I will be using is camphor laurel. The timber has some great colours running through it and I want to ...

Isobel
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I thought I would give the HydroGarden a go over winter. It's a small all-in-one hydroponic growing kit with a built in lamp. I popped basil seeds int ...

Community Manager Jason
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Welcome to your Workshop. It is great to have you as a member of the community. We encourage you to say hello and introduce yourself. Please reply t ...

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."

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