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Outdoor Building and Construction

danieltheman
New Contributor
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Built a patio. Never built anything in my life... Fire on patio Burnt roof and floor I'm so proud I can build stuff

ub_268
Budding Contributor
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Does anyone have experience with laminating plywood for use as rafters in pergolas? I have half a dozen 5m lengths of bent 70 by 40 timbers (3x1 1/2 i ...

sarafveale9
Newbie
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Hi I'm Sara, single mum. Have started building a wooden boat sandpit roughly. But haven't finished.so hard. Especially the front corner. Wanted a di ...

trevor_s
New Contributor
1 reply

Hi all,I need help. The guttering on the house that I live in now was poorly designed as the surrounding trees drop their leaves and flowers on the d ...

BIM_Engineer
Valued Contributor
26 replies

A few members have asked specific questions about Timber Decks I hope these additional resources and tools provide useful information in your endeavou ...

darylhewston
Super Contributor
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Hi all, Unfortunately for this project I ran out of treated pine timber so I had to buy new. Fortunately, everything else is recycled. Let me take y ...

beckyboo
Budding Contributor
15 replies

Hi, I'm very new to DIY. This will be my first ever project. Last week I bought an old Millard caravan for 500 dollars. I'm unsure of the year and mo ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

A pergola can help make an outdoor entertainment area something really special. A pergola can help define your outdoor space. More importantly, co ...

petrolhead
Budding Contributor

Bali hut and pond in the garden

hadi
Budding Contributor
17 replies

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 ...

bazz27
Frequent Browser
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Hi Everyone, I just found this site last night and I love this idea! I am very much a begginer in the DIY world but want to do something with my hands ...

DesRigby
New Contributor
4 replies

We are thrilled with our new BBQ Workbench. It was a simple project for my partner Carol. It was assembled using Racking and a beautiful Bamboo Timber ...

maddy
New Contributor
6 replies

Hi, I'm building a sleeper letter box, I don't have any power tools but I want to know how to actually get the letter box part in the sleeper, its kin ...

reno_01
Budding Contributor
8 replies

Porch to be rendered. What products are available for a novice. I believe that there a re products now that correct themselves, is this true? What ...

Tara86
Established Contributor
1 reply

Firstly I’d like to thank @Yorky88 for your helpful advice answering my long list of questions!! Plus all the other posts showing their DIY Cubby’s - ...

darylhewston
Super Contributor
32 replies

G'day fellow workshoppers, Finally got around to designing, building and installing the new auto door for our girls. I was quiet shocked at the pri ...

Monument
Budding Contributor
1 reply

Still awaiting hip replacement but with the warmer weather I have been more determined to to get some things done despite limitations. First order was ...

Bekkaj
Budding Contributor
5 replies

First time I'm building something. Can someone tell what the best way to build this is please.

jennyweston
Newbie
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I had an old pantry cupboard that had the back coming off after I moved to the hills. I removed the rear and cut out the side of each shelf for the ch ...

aplas1987
Budding Contributor
6 replies

Hi Everyone, My first time posting here; my partner and I are looking at extending the fencing around our whole deck to stop the dogs from runining ...

aplas1987
Budding Contributor
3 replies

Hi all, Our outdoor lights appear to have come off the walls (they are old). I am wondering how easy it is to put them back on? We are also looking to ...

Yorky88
Super Contributor
24 replies

I just decided on a whim to build my boys a cubby house on the weekend and I just wanted see what other people have done. If you have built a cubby ...

Connie9
Budding Browser
3 replies

I want to add suntuff roofing to my outdoor gazebo area.

Matto
Budding Browser
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Who can I speak to at Bunnings Rydalmere about the best timber to use to build an external timber gate? Do they have tongue and groove timber that wou ...

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