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beckyboo
Budding Contributor
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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 ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
23 replies

Picked up this pressure washer for $129 from Bunnings on the weekend - it's a promo so limited stock and not continually on order so get in quick if y ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
22 replies

We have an empty block next to our house at the moment and it's blowing a lot of dust everywhere. This weekend it's time to clean the windows. It's n ...

Cattyone
New Contributor
2 replies

Can anyone tell me how and the name of the lock so as I can lock and unlock my gate from both sides easily.Much appreciation Cattyone

hbye
New Contributor
7 replies

I am attempting to extend the height of my colourbond fence and have purchased the extension posts, the extension panels and the capping post with the ...

Kate23
Budding Contributor
10 replies

For my first post I thought I'd share our current garden project. Our backyard has lots of lovely trees but it gets a lot of shade and we have an ener ...

lalla
Newbie
3 replies

I have a large red brick wall on my boundary which is the neighbours' outer wall of an room extension. It is huge, 8m long x 4m high. It acts as a ...

DIYnewby
Occasional Browser
6 replies

Hi all, I'm building a Pegola in my new backyard. Keen to know what the best powertools would be? Cheers,DIYnewby

Finch
New Contributor
2 replies

How do i recode the combination slide bolt lock

Kim2
Junior Contributor
1 reply

If anyone in Sydney would like some free wood pallets I've found a place at 478 New Canterbury Road which usually has a few pallets that will otherwis ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
5 replies

Our latest Workshop poll asks whether you have solar panels on the roof of your house. Whether used for electricity generation or hot water, a grow ...

BIM_Engineer
Valued Contributor

Great article on why Engineering is so important to society,construction,safety,infrastructure,the environment, development of the internet & even our ...

Oldfart
Junior Contributor
1 reply

I recently bought a new Makita 4 stroke line trimmer. I absloutely love it! Easy start, ergonomically well engineered. In fact, no faults at all. Exce ...

John1
Experienced Contributor
5 replies

I noticed at Bunnings the other day Composite Sleepers [more about thes later] as Pam dropped me off. Didn't think much more about it as I had some sm ...

Jackson
Super Contributor
2 replies

You might have already seen some of the Primitive Technology videos as they've become really popular over the last few months... but if not, you shoul ...

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 ...

Trying
Super Contributor
12 replies

Talking about myself AND my she-shed ! Storm tonight,wind howling through the rivergums,heavy rain on my tin roof - just heaven !! Except that the int ...

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 ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
4 replies

I was thinking of buying a Karcher window cleaner but then heard they only last 20mins per charge - that's not going to get me very far. Then I though ...

Tom
Budding Contributor
6 replies

Any recommendations around painting weatherboards? I'd like a good finish to freshen up the place with a new colour. The house is a 1956 beauty, ...

Baz
Junior Contributor
2 replies

I am about to clean and then re-oil my deck. It’s a pretty large area. I don’t have a pressure cleaner, should I get one? I don’t think it will be as ...

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