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Brendan
Budding Browser
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Howdy all, i have never built anything major before and have set out to build a 2.3 x 3.2 x 3.0 m shed. Doing everything out of recycled building mat ...

Crash76
Newbie
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Hi, great forum here.Im building a low level deck, with limited clearance in Eastern Melb. Nice clay soil with lots of rocks!I'm down to 500mm deep x ...

ChrisLowe1
New Contributor
4 replies

Patience and hard work paid of with my very own dream 3x1x1 bachelor pad. Double brick with a garden and shed. Small but with interesting spaces and ...

fairbaba
Budding Contributor
20 replies

I just finished off a spring project, getting ready for the warmer weather in the coming months. We have a water tank at the end of our back deck wh ...

diybob
New Contributor
8 replies

Hi There. Has anyone removed a load bearing wall without a permit? It seems quite the process to get the permit ... Engineer, surveyor, permit. Effect ...

ennoh
New Contributor
9 replies

I am building a garden bed, making use of some clay pavers that had previously been used as flooring for a tin shed. I have dug out the 3m x 1.2m w ...

Kokonut
New Contributor
2 replies

I would like to build a roof (2m x 10m) over the deck on the 1st floor.I envisage having 90x90 posts (4 off) in a line parallel to the house.The roofi ...

jscottnjs
New Contributor
5 replies

Hi all, i am currently looking at building a cage out of wire mesh to go in my 4wd to cover the fridge. The squares will be 25mm x 25mm, Question is h ...

Handywoman
Newbie
10 replies

Can anyone tell me how I can get a copy of the instructions to build the DIY bin storage unit. I've searched and cannot fine one to equal Better Homes ...

CeeBee
New Contributor
7 replies

Hi, I’m hoping for a bit of direction with regards to floor prep and waterproofing before I re-tile my laundry so I don’t continue to feel like I’m li ...

Bundaboy
Experienced Contributor
1 reply

Just a small set of drawers made for a friend out of Bunnings' premium pine:

yurbert
New Contributor
5 replies

Looking for cheap materials to make a bed frame for a futon mattress. Was looking into timber and thought timber decking is super cheap, does anyone h ...

MelBrown
Junior Contributor
5 replies

I started to have a look at the damage to the interior on the weekend. After removing the damaged architraves next to the door I got a look at the ins ...

Kiwifr33
Established Contributor
35 replies

Some people go away for their holidays... and then there’s me, who takes four weeks leave to build shed.There was sort of a plan - a couple of drawing ...

RAYBUS
Newbie
1 reply

I am erecting a fence with these panels but would like to know if i can cut some of these panels to fit a height. Can i use a cordless circular saw to ...

Sue70
Newbie
2 replies

Where do I start? Anyone who has built 1 of their own,feel free to share pics and give me a few pointers "Do's & Dont's", keeping in mind I'm a 49yr ...

TaraleeHoani
New Contributor
4 replies

Hi there! I'm very new to renovating caravans as this will be my first ever project and I have a few questions What is the best and cheapest option f ...

magen_
Budding Contributor
17 replies

Hi! I just settled on my new home, an apartment in an Art Deco building in Ascot Vale. I have some experience renovating (I just sold my family home ...

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