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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. Keen BBQer particularly the good ol' low n slow; grilling, smoking, roasting.
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ProjectPete
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I'd like to give you all a quick update on @Jason. Unfortunately, our illustrious community manager is unwell and has been away from workshop for the ...

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Thanks @Kermit - still plenty to do but at least i can see it coming together now Jarrah decking along two sides of the pool and it'll make the lid ...

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Beautiful work! Especially for someone who's never done something like this before!

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It's been a crazy week getting my chemical grout injection (CGI) done, hole dug, base formed and poured in situ, precast panels made and installed. ...

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I'm a big fan of Makita for their quality, range and value for money. I have some Ryobi gear for my 'one-off' tools so the money doesn't go to waste. ...

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Fair enough @DeeDee4. The 'oz' weight is just referring to the head of the hammer. So you could in theory find a 20oz hammer is heavier overall than a ...

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Welcome @DeeDee44 For basic DIY, keep it simple with a Stanley claw hammer. The 20oz (the weight of the head) version is solid enough for what you'll ...

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Around $3k for the sanitiser/"chlorinator" alone. A quality chlroinator is usually around the $900-$1100 mark. So quite a premium.

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JustJim
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I thought he had been a bit quiet!Get well soon, @Jason.

Kermit
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Wow, exciting. What kind of decking are you going for?

danieltheman
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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

MJ76
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Thanks @MartyH. May have to stick to my other idea of raising a deck around it one day. Thanks again. Mel 

JustJim
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Here we go then.The first item is called a kerfmaker. This is a totally stupid name, by the way. It is my saw blade that 'makes' a 'kerf'.This device ...

JustJim
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Uno mas!The second jig I made today is a combination of a hold-down jig, a tapering jig and a jointing jig.Sounds complex, doesn't it?Nah! It's just a ...

Community Manager Jason
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Good stuff @JustJim, many thanks for sharing. Perhaps for absolute beginners you could explain the purpose of a jig? And show what you have built w ...

JustJim
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Still no photos of the crosscut sled but here is the latest high tech piece of kit for my table saw.A block of wood. Actually it's two blocks of wood ...

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ProjectPete
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I'd like to give you all a quick update on @Jason. Unfortunately, our illustrious community manager is unwell and has been away from workshop for the ...

ProjectPete
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Beautiful work! Especially for someone who's never done something like this before!

ProjectPete
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It's been a crazy week getting my chemical grout injection (CGI) done, hole dug, base formed and poured in situ, precast panels made and installed. ...

ProjectPete
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I'm a big fan of Makita for their quality, range and value for money. I have some Ryobi gear for my 'one-off' tools so the money doesn't go to waste. ...

ProjectPete
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Fair enough @DeeDee4. The 'oz' weight is just referring to the head of the hammer. So you could in theory find a 20oz hammer is heavier overall than a ...

ProjectPete
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Welcome @DeeDee44 For basic DIY, keep it simple with a Stanley claw hammer. The 20oz (the weight of the head) version is solid enough for what you'll ...

ProjectPete
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Quick update on this one...- Engineer's CAD finalised so it's off to a drafty to detail each panel ready for construction.- Digger, crane and rigger a ...

ProjectPete
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Hi peeps - just came across this Naked Pool System which means freshwater swimming Just wondering if anyone has an experience/feedback on this system ...

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