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simon_c
New Contributor
5 replies

Hey all! My fiancee and I have just settled on a 3 bedroom Californian bungalow in the northern suburbs. It needs a ton of work, but has great bones. ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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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 ...

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
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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 ...

pabloEB
Budding Contributor
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I have had to put in new pine boards to fill in an old Baltic pine floor where there was previously a wall. What’s the best way to match the new board ...

Adam_W
Experienced Contributor
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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 ...

LouK
New Contributor
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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
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I was jokingly asked "what's worse than having you pants pulled down on Site"my reply " having you House fall down"" We've been done over"- What I've ...

Trying
Super Contributor
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Asking for advice here please. Looking to buy a new cordless drill for general household use. Too many choices have left me totally confused. Booked o ...

tibz
Budding Contributor
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I am about to lay timber laminate in a lounge room that has a tile strip along one side running from the front door to the family room. The family ro ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
9 replies
May

As mentioned, we're building a new home and I've already written about our decision to build new rather than renovate so thought I'd share some of the ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
May

Workshop community update #88 Hi all, It’s a privilege to chat to Workshop community members and share their amazing stories. It’s fantastic to ...

kaylah_rose
Experienced Contributor
8 replies
May

Hi everyone, I have been looking around for inspiration for our new home and how we can spruce it up. Our home is from the 80's and has some pretty ho ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Workshop community update #87 Hi all, Workshop members this week have been discussing their biggest challenges when it comes to home improvem ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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Workshop community update #76 Hi all, New Workshop member @LePallet has very quickly built serious cred in the Workshop community. The talented ...

hannah
New Contributor
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Hi all, We are currently renovating our 1960s brick home. We are situated pretty close to the beach so we are going for a coastal / Swedish vibe. ...

MissTomliboo
New Contributor
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I'd like to fill in the gaps and turn my boring red brick into exposed type look. Can I DIY?

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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It's not always easy to get stuck into home improvement projects in a busy normal weekend, but the Easter break can present a good opportunity to get ...

butters
Frequent Browser
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We have just built our first home and we have two study nooks which need a couple of desks. We are hoping to have some floating desks built and ideall ...

JD
New Contributor
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We're busy sanding back the paint on our Rimu stair stringers (I think that's what they are called - the bit that goes up on either side of the stairs ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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Workshop community update #85 Hi all, We hope you’re all enjoying using the new-look Workshop and encourage you all to join in the home improve ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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Hi all, We’ve completed some renovation work on Workshop to make using the site even easier, particularly on mobile devices. The new site ensur ...

recon13
Newbie
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hi Everyone, new to the forum. was just wondering if anyone knows of a way to tell if a wall is structural or not WITHOUT having to get up into the ce ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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I had a long walk this morning with Humphrey the dog after dropping off my car for a service. During the walk I was astonished with how many cleare ...