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Kokonut
New Contributor
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I would like to build a roof (2m x 10m) over the deck on the 1st floor.I envisage having 90x90 posts (4 off) in a line parallel to the house.The roofi ...

Crash76
Newbie
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Hi, great forum here.Im building a low level deck, with limited clearance in Eastern Melb. Nice clay soil with lots of rocks!I'm down to 500mm deep x ...

fairbaba
Budding Contributor
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I just finished off a spring project, getting ready for the warmer weather in the coming months. We have a water tank at the end of our back deck wh ...

jscottnjs
New Contributor
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Hi all, i am currently looking at building a cage out of wire mesh to go in my 4wd to cover the fridge. The squares will be 25mm x 25mm, Question is h ...

Handywoman
Newbie
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Can anyone tell me how I can get a copy of the instructions to build the DIY bin storage unit. I've searched and cannot fine one to equal Better Homes ...

RAYBUS
Newbie
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I am erecting a fence with these panels but would like to know if i can cut some of these panels to fit a height. Can i use a cordless circular saw to ...

Sue70
Newbie
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Where do I start? Anyone who has built 1 of their own,feel free to share pics and give me a few pointers "Do's & Dont's", keeping in mind I'm a 49yr ...

TaraleeHoani
New Contributor
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Hi there! I'm very new to renovating caravans as this will be my first ever project and I have a few questions What is the best and cheapest option f ...

Shaz1
Newbie
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I recently got re roof of my residential property . So, i used the old sheets and timber to build this garden shed. Not ideal have learned many thi ...

danieltheman
New Contributor
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Built a patio. Never built anything in my life... Fire on patio Burnt roof and floor I'm so proud I can build stuff

hels4200
Budding Browser
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Hi there! I've tried to replace my old blinds. Drilling the holes no issue. Getting the plugs, screws to stay out and not fall into metal. Doing my he ...

ProjectPete
Trusted Contributor
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I'm really happy with how this small composite deck came up that I did for a friend/customer. As you can see, it really spruces the area up and giving ...

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 ...

Karyn
Regular Browser
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I made something similar to @Yorky88's privacy screen planter box with a pallet and scrap timber!      

Tara86
Experienced Contributor
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With winter behind us and the lighter nights starting next week, it’s the perfect excuse to get my kids outside and enjoying the fresh air. I am alway ...

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 ...

kforyourtime
New Contributor
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Would anyone suggest something I can coat my pine wooden play equipment in so we can keep it outdoors? Would you recommend a varnish, oil or stain? Ke ...

-geoffdallama-
New Contributor
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hello everyone i have almost finished a woodwork project at school and need some ideas for something else to make i am open to whatever ideas you migh ...

elijahharvey
Newbie
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hey guys I'm planning on building a halfpipe in my backyard I'm thinking of building it 8 feet wide, 4 feet tall, and 27 feet long.what would be my ch ...

DIYology
Junior Contributor
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This is something I put together in the DIY workshop because I had a fair few people asking about screening ideas. After building the structure and ...

twocutekelpies
Junior Contributor
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I got an email last night from Workshop with a few Caravan reno threads so thought I'd add a thread of my own now that I've made a bit of progress on ...

aahills
New Contributor
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 I am about to self build a backyard deck with Bunnings base frame kit. As I need to combine 5 long x 3 deep, what screws or nails would be best to jo ...

Matto
Budding Browser
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Who can I speak to at Bunnings Rydalmere about the best timber to use to build an external timber gate? Do they have tongue and groove timber that wou ...

DIYology
Junior Contributor
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I made this some time ago using pallets. It’s so rewarding to see the look on people’s faces when they realised they are sitting on furniture you ...