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PJA
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Work for Custom Designs Furniture in their warehouse nearer to home but previously enjoyed 18 months at Bunnings Alexandria Flooring Expert, DIY Presenter. Store Santa. Volunteer Community Radio Presenter. 90.1 2 NBC FM Wednesday 7-9
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PJA
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Royq, I had to upgrade to an 'electric' Chainsaw. I was trying to cut a 400mm diameter log, I think it was made of case hardened steel, and the +one c ...

PJA
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You can see that we are blessed with a beautiful creek frontage in our new townhouse. If you jump the fence there is some bushland that is surprisin ...

PJA
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Sorry I took so long to get there, but you've done well.Couldn't have put it any better. Your floor will look great.

PJA
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Petrol motors don't like me. the neighbour borrowed one and neither of us could get it going after 30 minutes. yes, it had petrol; yes we puhed the li ...

PJA
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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 ...

PJA
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G'day @RR, and a warm welcome to you. do you think you would be able to upload a photo or two of the problem floor. It might be a bit out of my dept ...

PJA
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raced into the newly opened, relocated Shellharbour Bunnings, ready to buy one or 10 copies........ not on the shelf yet will race into Kirrawee (near ...

PJA
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Well written article. I read it with interest. Basically what Michael says is spot on. These DIY articles tend to aim for home remedies for problems ...

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royq
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That looks like pretty hard timber @PJA, I'm not surprised you were burning out saws, it'll be great firewood though. If you're comfortable using a pe ...

Branchy249
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I have been through a similar process with those old 1980 tiles. I used a jack hammer to remove the tiles as well as a brick bolster to help remove an ...

Kim
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Thanks all for the helpful advice. I'll be running some bbq experiments to test all feedback!

Andy_Mann
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I forgot to mention before, that when using the fine steel brush in conjunction with the steam, it's not like scrubbing, it's virtually like brushing ...

Andy_Mann
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@PJA, you're a risk taking liability mate, two 400lb Rotties at full pelt & out of control could spontaneously deconstruct a load bearing wall. If I w ...

Oldfart
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Whichever way you decide to go, make sure that you use the correct underlay. Using carpet underlay is a no-no, as it allows the boards too much moveme ...

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PJA
Junior Contributor
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Royq, I had to upgrade to an 'electric' Chainsaw. I was trying to cut a 400mm diameter log, I think it was made of case hardened steel, and the +one c ...

PJA
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You can see that we are blessed with a beautiful creek frontage in our new townhouse. If you jump the fence there is some bushland that is surprisin ...

PJA
Junior Contributor
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Sorry I took so long to get there, but you've done well.Couldn't have put it any better. Your floor will look great.

PJA
Junior Contributor
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Petrol motors don't like me. the neighbour borrowed one and neither of us could get it going after 30 minutes. yes, it had petrol; yes we puhed the li ...

PJA
Junior Contributor
5 replies

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 ...

PJA
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G'day @RR, and a warm welcome to you. do you think you would be able to upload a photo or two of the problem floor. It might be a bit out of my dept ...

PJA
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raced into the newly opened, relocated Shellharbour Bunnings, ready to buy one or 10 copies........ not on the shelf yet will race into Kirrawee (near ...

PJA
Junior Contributor

Well written article. I read it with interest. Basically what Michael says is spot on. These DIY articles tend to aim for home remedies for problems ...

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