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ProjectPete
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Handy guy; got skills and love putting them to use. Love trying new things and learning. Insta @projectpete.diy @at.home.rosehill and @homeprojectco
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ProjectPete
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An important thing to consider is the required clearance of 250mm under the deck to allow sufficient airflow to avoid rotting of timber frame. This ma ...

ProjectPete
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Thursday

It's an option. But will just keep it simple with one designed for pool.

ProjectPete
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After a couple of pool overflows thanks to yours truly, I'm now convinced I need something to make my life a bit easier and to avoid overflowing my po ...

ProjectPete
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Thursday

Congrats on the new digs @hughs777! Lots of potential there too  Succulents are always a winner for low maintenance and low water users. Modular ...

ProjectPete
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3 weeks ago

Thanks for the suggestions all. Went for a simple timber solution in the end as it's only temporary anyway until I do a full feature fence at the ho ...

ProjectPete
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a month ago

@MitchellM - Place your floorboard against the doorframe (including the underlay of its separate to board) and mark a fine pencil line around the w ...

ProjectPete
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a month ago

Undercutting the door frame is definitely the best way to go @Kathy2 . So much so, even so professionals don't do it. I do it on every job as it giv ...

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a month ago

Welcome @Bugly Grab some Instant Nails (Sika or Selleys are good) and stick to wall with that. Easiest/quickest way to hold in place while it dries i ...

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hughs777
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Hi all, I am new to renovating outdoors and would like your opinion on my ideals for this small backyard. I am located in Gladesville, Sydney, and th ...

andarm
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3 weeks ago

Anyone screening a heat pump (the same as the external unit of a R/C air con.), don't restrict the air flow to or from from the unit. Air flow restric ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
4 weeks ago

Hi @Sam2, Welcome to the Workshop community. Great to have you join us. We have helpful members sharing wonderful advice and project inspiration eve ...

Adam_W
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a month ago

Hi @MazPert , as @ProjectPete said if you're tiling you'll need that stable sheeting beneath & as you won't have drainage through the deck you'll need ...

gippslandhome
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a month ago

hi @Bugly my only concern is with using liquid nails or silicone is that it is a temporary and easy fix. personally in the past we have cut our skirt ...

Community Manager Jason
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It's been a tough start to 2020 for many Australians, but let me wish all Workshop members a very happy (and safe) new year. I hope this year brings p ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
a month ago

Let me also extend a very warm welcome to the community @MrFreeze. Feel free to "ramble" anytime - it sounds like you have got a lot of experience and ...

rattle
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a month ago

Not "years ago", but I just recently completed a small deck area, which extends from our alfresco and I have been out there just about every day worki ...

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ProjectPete
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Friday

An important thing to consider is the required clearance of 250mm under the deck to allow sufficient airflow to avoid rotting of timber frame. This ma ...

ProjectPete
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1 reply
Thursday

Congrats on the new digs @hughs777! Lots of potential there too  Succulents are always a winner for low maintenance and low water users. Modular ...

ProjectPete
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3 weeks ago

Thanks for the suggestions all. Went for a simple timber solution in the end as it's only temporary anyway until I do a full feature fence at the ho ...

ProjectPete
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1 reply
a month ago

@MitchellM - Place your floorboard against the doorframe (including the underlay of its separate to board) and mark a fine pencil line around the w ...

ProjectPete
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3 replies
a month ago

Undercutting the door frame is definitely the best way to go @Kathy2 . So much so, even so professionals don't do it. I do it on every job as it giv ...

ProjectPete
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1 reply
a month ago

Welcome @Bugly Grab some Instant Nails (Sika or Selleys are good) and stick to wall with that. Easiest/quickest way to hold in place while it dries i ...

ProjectPete
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a month ago

Same to you @Jason and every other member of this amazing community. It's been great seeing its growth and I'm looking forward to sharing and learning ...

ProjectPete
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a month ago

Not stalking at all haha. We share all this so we can have the convo The timber is just cut from a Bunnings project panel. Usually around the $99 m ...

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