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kaylah_rose
Experienced Contributor
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Hi everyone! Question for you all.Has anyone out there got a TV that is mounted above an open fireplace? We have limited space in our living room and ...

aly
Super Contributor
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With the colder weather approaching I thought it’d be a great project to create a fire pit for outdoor entertaining. I recently saw a fire pit made ou ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Workshop community update #86 Hi all, It’s been wonderful to have so many new community members join us in recent weeks. We look forward to you ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Workshop community update #84 It’s been fantastic to see so many photos in recent weeks from @Jamespeter100. His garden is amazing, and his palle ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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It's going to be another very hot day for many people around the country. I hope everyone stays safe and as cool as possible. In the discussion belo ...

snichols
Junior Contributor
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Hi all, We are about to renovate. The house currently has an old oil heater which we want to replace. I imagine gas ducted heating would be expensive ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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It's nearly winter and the temperature is starting to drop, particularly at night. Unfortunately, when the temperature drops, our power bills tend to ...

Fatcat
Budding Contributor
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Hi, Please advise me if I can use 3mm premium plywood for this job? Light weight have to bear in mind because the whole roof is supported by cross bar ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Workshop community update #78 Hi all, Workshop members have obviously been motivated by the warmer weather to get stuck into new projects aroun ...

Kim
Established Contributor
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It's really hot today and we have evaporative cooling installed. It does a great job until mid-afternoon, and then the challenge of the heat seems to ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
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The new pad is going to have a sunken firepit...non-negotiable. Current plan is to place it between the alfresco and the pool area - there's 4.5m from ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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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 ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
4 replies

Hi all, I'm currently designing a two storey house to commence building in the next 6 months. I want to have a woodfire heater on the ground floor in ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Workshop community update #73 We’ve long admired @ProjectPete's D.I.Y. skills, and his can-do attitude even more. As Pete said in his must-read mem ...

Garima
New Contributor
1 reply

need to get some ideas on what are the different areas of workshop

AHoy
Experienced Contributor
11 replies

Hi everyone, I have a solar hot water system and notcied today that there's a lot of mould on the solar panels. It's been a cold and wet winter in Mel ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Workshop community update #70 Hi all, Winter is here and the cold and wet weather has arrived for many of us around the country. Fortunately, t ...

Goldmember
Experienced Contributor
10 replies
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Anyone seen or heard of Eve? Apparently it's the first product for Apple's connected home program to be released in Australia. Here's the blurb: Eve ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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It's been a freezing cold week in many parts of Australia, and I'm sure many shivering Workshop community members have been thinking about how to keep ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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As the weather gets colder, more and more people are installing a fire pit in their backyard. A fire pit can be a great way to help enjoy your outdoor ...