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nuwa
Budding Contributor
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I had a fully paved backyard and I've taken most of them off because I want green. I'm thinking of making a raised garden bed in one slot and trying ...

RhysN01
New Contributor
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I have just finished building a back deck with my dad and brother.We built the framework out of steel purlins and beams, and used Queensland Spotted G ...

MazPert
New Contributor
7 replies

Hi everyone, looking at building a deck but after the devastating fires have reconsidered (as we are in a bushfire zone) and would like to use tiles t ...

Tara86
Experienced Contributor
6 replies

I recently built loft beds using my daughters exciting bed frames. Finally have finished one bedroom adding floating shelves and a desk using left ove ...

WCE2019
Junior Contributor
24 replies

Hello Workshop Community, in school i have been given a task to make 'somthing' out of two pallets they are aprox 1.25x1.25m i have decided to make a ...

Imenz
Budding Contributor
5 replies

The box joints were made using only hand saws, chisels and files, just like the old days before power tools. The joints are held together using only ...

TheSaltyreefer
Experienced Contributor
57 replies

6x9 Studio is on the way, electrical work nearly done all power lines laid, Air Con lines in, will start to box it out soon, amd then sheet it, going ...

WAM
Frequent Browser
4 replies

My Step-daughter was getting married last February and I wanted to contribute without getting in the way of her father. I came up with the idea of bui ...

msmeme
New Contributor
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Hi everyone, I need some advice please. I live in a newly built house and my attempts to come up with an undercover eating area outside, are failing ...

Victordepp
New Contributor
8 replies

Reno at mums house. She had a leak in the shower so I decided to do all the bathroom and toilet floor. Never done anything like this before. But after ...

Tara86
Experienced Contributor

Half way through organising my kids playroom. Like every year after the Christmas joy has worn off we are left with the task of wondering where to put ...

prettyliving
Junior Contributor
6 replies

      This past week I’ve been working on a ‘ute’ bookshelf for my son. I used pine boards from Bunnings which I stained with black paint and water ...

GerryJ
Newbie
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I would like to close in an alfresco area at the rear of my house. Make it into an all weather sunroom. The floor is paving, open on two sides. Would ...

naila
New Contributor
3 replies

Hi, I brought house last year but I have problem with rain water because in backyard concrete don't have water drainage and concrete is also not leve ...

mdddtuky
New Contributor
6 replies

Due to the hot weather, I find the eave sheet is falling off as in the photo. just wondering is there any idea to fix it (diy) rather than change to t ...

LePallet
Super Contributor
14 replies

Here are some before and after shots of our backyard. Like always with owning a first home, we only then realised how long it takes to do things to t ...

cmn2020
New Contributor
3 replies

 We have been wanting to renovate our kitchen to give us more bench space and a bigger oven & pantry. We are happy to move the powder room into the la ...

pinkssyd
Newbie
3 replies

hi I have recently moved to a rented house and later realised there is no deck or covered outdoor area. It has big front and backyard with no shades a ...

james09
Frequent Browser
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As l have limited space. I would like to build a Murphy Bed, has anyone got any tips regarding plans etc etc. As l have inquired IKEA,Gumtree & Facebo ...

Tara86
Experienced Contributor
18 replies

We recently had our council hard rubbish clean up so figured it was a good time to organise the storage under our stairs. Our biggest problem was all ...

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