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I have the great pleasure and challenge of designing the pool for the new house In our current place we have a small fibreglass pool which we didn't ...

Junior Contributor
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Hi All, I wanted to know what everyones opinions are on what you think the best brands of power tools are for proffessionals, the at home DIYer and t ...

New Contributor
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Which brand of tools is better? I can't decide whether to buy Makita, Dewalt or Bosch. MOney isn't an issue I just want the best.

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Hi everyone.. I am a professed black thumb but determined to overcome this. I am interested in starting a herb garden patch in my parent's garden. I w ...

Junior Contributor
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Hi Community, I would like to share my resoration project, its currently a work in progress. I've collected 4 different styles of Bentwoods (Antique o ...

Established Contributor
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Ive been meaning to do this for a while - My front yard only has x1 impact sprinkler - it really needs at least x2 (my backyard has x4 semi-permanent ...

Junior Contributor
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My back isn't what it used to be, and to be honest, it didn't used to be much good anyway. So when I found myself hunched over my already raised assem ...

New Contributor
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Shelving system - Rake It - sold by Bunnings. I am using them for my pots of orchids.

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."