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razor
New Contributor
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i would like some advice on the best way to sand paint chips on my weather boards before i paint the whole house

LePallet
Experienced Contributor
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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 ...

Noyade
Budding Contributor

Early post-WWII house/front fence - not a lotta love went into its construction. Probably too much celebration at the time.The front fence was traditi ...

Vera
Junior Contributor
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Hi All, I would be happy to hear some suggestions how to build a new railing on a balcony that is at the level of about 400 mm of the ground. The floo ...

Kate23
Budding Contributor
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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 ...

David1
Budding Contributor
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Hi I'm hoping that someone can give me a a material list so I can make a free standing gazebo please it will be 3 meters long 2.4 meters wide and have ...

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 ...

Adam_W
Experienced Contributor
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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
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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 ...

MartyH
Valued Contributor
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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
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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 ...

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

Miiche25
Budding Contributor
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hello everyonemy mom will have to redecorate her garden - it looks ugly now.. old furnitures, awful fence and some grisly plants..I am looking for som ...

DIYnewby
Occasional Browser
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Hi all, I'm building a Pegola in my new backyard. Keen to know what the best powertools would be? Cheers,DIYnewby

marc_s
New Contributor
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Hi all, I’m half way through my backyard deck project and pretty happy with how it is turned out so far. As with all DIY projects have learnt a tonne ...

Mutty
Budding Contributor
11 replies

Hey, Newbie here. Looking for any tips or even better if anyone has a step by step guide for building outdoor seating similar to the picture. I'm look ...

PJA
Established Contributor
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We moved from Sutherland Shire NSW, which is really part of Greater Sydney, and downsized to Albion Park in the Illawarra Shire.We were lucky enough t ...

akash
New Contributor
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Hi, I need tips for what to consider when building a pergola onto the Concrete base.I've the following measurements already:Height of the Post 2329mmW ...

aly
Super Contributor
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May

Just this week we finally got our old dilapidated fence replaced! When we moved into our first home late last year the fence was in a poor condition b ...

Brad
Valued Contributor
20 replies
May

Next step is the Ekodeck floor on Friday. Had to give the batery charger a good work out after that.

skins
New Contributor
3 replies
May

Hi. Thanks for the oprotunity to find information here.I have replaced the concrete stair treads a few times over the last 30yrs and alway thought the ...

ProjectPete
Valued Contributor
4 replies
May

For those that don't know, I'm building a new home and we've finally got out slab down with the first bricks being laid last week so it's exciting tim ...

Kcmb
Newbie
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HiAny suggestions on how to hide a Rinnai wall mount water gas heater? Unfortunately it is situated on tge wall of tge house right in front of our ou ...