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kaylah_rose
Experienced Contributor
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I was recently researching vertical and herb garden ideas. For myself there are two things that make or break my decision to undergo a project. 1. Is ...

DIYology
New Contributor
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I made this some time ago using pallets. It’s so rewarding to see the look on people’s faces when they realised they are sitting on furniture you ...

vickiec
Budding Contributor

With table up Finished Finished. Think it looks great

kamil22
Newbie
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Hi Guys,I was wonedering if anyone could recommend a good timber yard somewhere in Eastern Suburbs in Melbourne? A place where one could find differen ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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It's the first day of summer tomorrow, and the festive season is just around the corner. Hopefully that also means holidays, and lots of entertaining ...

CaroF
New Contributor
5 replies

Hi Could someone please advise on the most suitable products to treat and/or paint a new wooden cubby house for our grandchildren? We are buying one f ...

MichaelJ
Newbie
5 replies

Hi everyone, We have a laneway beside our house and our fence has started to get tagged. Just looking for advice on what might best deter the graff ...

Myhouse
New Contributor
3 replies

Hello,I intend to install PVC Bistro blinds for an outdoor corrugated Patio, with a height of 2.1m, from Bunnings the standard size is 2.4m at the lea ...

Kellie
Super Contributor
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Looking for advice please. My new apartment has these concrete planters on the courtyard/patio. I'm concerned they look a little unfinished. Do you th ...

Tracey79
New Contributor
6 replies

We're starting to get rust on our external security door. Could we get the door re-sprayed, or even do it ourselves? Would we have to strip it back fi ...

AHoy
Experienced Contributor
1 reply

Just noticed in a Fairfax article about painting that they recommend that if opened, "clean the rim and place a piece of plastic wrap over the top, th ...

Gibbo
Budding Contributor
5 replies

Hi everyone. I thought I'd share a cool upcycle project I did on the weekend. This was from the top of an old Telecom phone box. And now it sits on m ...

Mick0s
Established Contributor
19 replies

Thanks to a flat tire replacement one week and a "4 for the price of 3" tyre deal the next, we've ended up with a perfectly serviceable, but 5 year ol ...

Isobel
Trusted Contributor
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A new law recently passed in France mandates that all new buildings that are built in commercial zones in France must be partially covered in either p ...

Isobel
Trusted Contributor
3 replies

Breeze blocks from the 50s and 60s are apparently making a comeback. http://www.domain.com.au/advice/the-return-of-the-breeze-block-20160802-gqj04m/ W ...

Joker
Experienced Contributor
2 replies

I'm thinking about buying a spray gun to paint our fences, which are a little old and unslightly at the moment. They seem pretty cheap and I hear they ...

Juliapinkiepie
Established Contributor
4 replies

HELP NEEDED: This is Mayfield is having a hosting a build a better community event and they need people building a better community event. They have a ...

Isobel
Trusted Contributor
10 replies

Hi everyone. I am thinking about purchasing this property as the "bones" seem pretty good but there's obviously not much street appeal at the moment! ...

Kim
Established Contributor
2 replies

We love the charm of weatherboard clad homes and after touring a weatherboard open house on the weekend are pretty close to making an offer on one. We ...

jperera
New Contributor
10 replies

Hi Everyone, Keen to get some ideas for my townhouse balocny. Have a built in BBQ but want to add an area that we could grow some herbs, have some pla ...

DC_DIY
Occasional Browser
6 replies

Hi all, I'm new to the workshop and even newer to DIY. I've never really been that hands on but after having bought my first apartment I'm keen to p ...

Joker
Experienced Contributor
10 replies

What would you chose for pool coping - a rounded edge or a square edge?

CathD
Super Contributor
3 replies

Any ideas for improving this stark courtyard?

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