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jtrabona
Newbie

In the drying out of the current drought, I've noticed cracks in the plaster due to movement. I went under the house, and the floor piers are good, ...

lalla
Newbie
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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 ...

May
Budding Contributor
4 replies

Morning all, my first post as we finally been approved for a house with banks, geez really hard with this bloody royal commission lolAnyway we get the ...

Kate23
Budding Contributor
7 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 ...

Adam_W
Experienced Contributor
1 reply

Gotta' love this dad's dedication to his son's sport. I get the feeling dad likes a bit of a skate too http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-12/mega-skat ...

Rolando
Budding Contributor
3 replies

A while ago my letterbox was stolen, so I temporarily bolted a cheapie one on top of the fence. After looking around for ideas I took action, I bought ...

Kiwifr33
Established Contributor

For a cheap & nasty eBay greenhouse, it lasted six years without fuss until some of the top polycarbonate split and blew out in some wind. Being from ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
33 replies

Hi everyone, Whether it's a cherished lesson passed on from one generation to the next, a throwaway line from a mate, or something you've personally ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
16 replies

For those that are interested I'm going to post updates of my double storey build to this thread. I've already started other threads about specific th ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
15 replies

The kitchen is the heart and soul of many people’s homes. In our house, it’s certainly not just a place for cooking food, it’s where we gather to soci ...

BIM_Engineer
Valued Contributor

Called into my local Hardware store to pick up some Pryda brackets where I was happy to assist/provide Engineering Bim Details, info & Data to the sho ...

Adam_W
Experienced Contributor
3 replies

Well after months of delays due to everything from weather to design changes to me breaking my leg on-site… (yes, still in plaster…) we finally have o ...

MartyH
Valued Contributor
14 replies

Anyone built their own mailbox? I'm thinking it would be a fun project. I Googled for some inspiration and there was some strange, amusing and creativ ...

aly
Super Contributor
15 replies

Hi All, I thought I’d share a DIY dog kennel project we did some years ago. Discovering how expensive large dog kennels are and realising many of the ...

Adam_W
Experienced Contributor
1 reply

Hi team,We are finally about to embark on the next stage of our renovations & I need to order some F14 100x100mm hardwood posts. Fair enough…What I ra ...

MartyH
Valued Contributor
6 replies

Love this Harry Potter inspired coffee table with its magic wand key and hidden compartments. I'm sure some of the talented woodworkers here could bui ...

Sporky
Established Contributor
4 replies

So it's been a while - there's been loads happening at our place, the most important thing has been a new garden bed that my disabled husband made for ...

LouK
New Contributor
4 replies

Hi Everyone. I need to adjust my gutters to get the correct fall towards downpipe ect. How do i go about it?? Ive attached a photo of my gutters and ...

BIM_Engineer
Valued Contributor
16 replies

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

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