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ProjectPete
Valued Contributor

Quick job ticked off the liston the wknd - installing screening with a creeping plant to hide our hot water systems. Nothing fancy, nice and easy - do ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
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As part of the greater plan of a Smart Home for the new house I'm looking for keyless entry on the front door along with the other great features of t ...

Carolyn
Budding Browser
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My bengal cat is getting fat! I’ve always wanted to build a cat exercise wheel for my lazy bengal but I feel a bit daunted by this task. Does any ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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Welcome to your Workshop. It is great to have you as a member of the community. We encourage you to say hello and introduce yourself. Please reply t ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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As I'm nearing the end of our backyard games room project, I had an eclectic assortment of items in my basket during my long weekend trip to Bunnings. ...

Gillean
New Contributor
6 replies

I purchased an acacia wood top table and I want to get the top to match the arms of the wishbone chair featured in the 2nd image. How do I get that re ...

Moderator Walter
Moderator
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A mate had a short circuit on his Shark Navigator vacuum cleaner. We spent some time trying to get a local electrician to do a board level repair, but ...

Tara86
Experienced Contributor
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Been a while since my last post. Been trying to tackle a lot of unfinished projects. Mainly the kids area trying to ‘Organise the chaos!’. Since the p ...

RamonCarreon
Frequent Browser
2 replies

I built this custom bread box for a friend as a house warming gift.

Nikkaz
New Contributor
7 replies

We just built an amazing decked alfresco area and the boring brick wall was screaming "help me". I have a creative spark and thought it could be a fun ...

Chrissie35
Junior Contributor
5 replies

Well , I have built the " CATIO " and I have built the Shed to go on the Patio . I have now converted a Baby's Double Pram into a Double Cat Pram . I ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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It's my dog Humphrey's birthday today, so it seems as good an excuse as any to encourage Workshop members to show off your pets. Here's Humphrey, a ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
6 replies

Unsurprisingly, I'm not a fan of colourbond fencing, and particularly not the cream colour the estate decided to go with.Again unsurprisingly, given m ...

lorraine6443
Budding Contributor
8 replies

I need to get a better signal for my wireless NBN wi fi. any suggestions on what to do and buy. When I go outside the reception is slow and takes a lo ...

BIM_Engineer
Valued Contributor
8 replies

On several recent engineering & building inspection I noticed a few retaining walls that needed attention so I was asked to provide illustrative engi ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
6 replies

I'd like to give you all a quick update on @Jason. Unfortunately, our illustrious community manager is unwell and has been away from workshop for the ...

petrolhead
Budding Contributor
11 replies

He’s a walk-through of what we have progressed to in the build of this man cave/sleepout/shed garage.

javajatz
Newbie
2 replies

CAn anyone tell me if Bunnings let you take a dog into the store?

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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We are fortunate to have many experienced and creative woodworkers in the Workshop community, with more arriving every week. If you browse the g ...

AmyL
Budding Contributor
11 replies

I truly feel totally stupid. All I want is a piece of laminate cut that matches my kitchen bench to go over sink. Please see photos & measurements. I ...

kaylah_rose
Experienced Contributor
9 replies

I have been working at a cafe with an open front and wasps have been attracted to the food and flying around inside. I am 90% sure they are the Europ ...

Tara86
Experienced Contributor
6 replies

I’ve wanted but to do this for ages but kept putting it off. Was actually surprised at how easy it was. I’ve used 2 wooden supports and made sure I ...

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