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royq
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Always been pretty keen with my hands, dad was a builder/renovator so I learnt general carpentry, framing, roofing etc pretty young, learnt cabinetry at high school and then welding, concreting and CAD in the first two years of work. Fair to say, jack of all trades, definitely master of none.
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royq
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Sunday

Hi @kporter34me , glad you were inspired. I went with the wires to create a larger mesh, my idea came from a photo I found on houzz of a similar thin ...

royq
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2 weeks ago

Hi @MikeHH, I used a roll of stainless steel cable, probably around 3mm diameter (ordinary fencing wire would also work), and some small type 17 self ...

royq
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4 weeks ago

Hi @Dan35353,Could you put a raised vege garden bed on either side of the drain along the fence? Obviously you can't put anything on top of it because ...

royq
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8 replies
a month ago

Hi @Old-gal24,It won't hurt to try to fix it Take the door off and see if you can work some wood glue in under the bits that are peeling up, obviousl ...

royq
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4 replies
a month ago

Hi @Moose,You're right, weld is tougher than mild steel, it needs to be.Yep it looks like it's time to break out the grinder. You can get by without t ...

royq
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a month ago

Hi @ennoh,If it's just a paver edge one course will do, save you a few pavers There's a product called Bricktor that will save you here, it is a thin ...

royq
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a month ago

Hi @daniellegardner,Nice clean slate to work with there. Pinterest and a sketchbook are your best friends. Go to a local nursery to find out what plan ...

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a month ago

Hi @crimsonqueen,I think the cold will be the enemy you have to watch, young plants need warmth. Are they small enough to put a sawn off soft drink bo ...

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kporter34me
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Sunday

Hi @royq This inspired me so much that I went straight to Bunnings and asked for assistance in getting the products to do this. I too have Jasmine bu ...

Moose
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a month ago

Thanks a lot Roy. Off to Bunnings for a grinding wheel then. I think you should get a Bunnings points card when you buy a house!! I'll check in with t ...

Brad
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2 replies
a month ago

I have recently been fixing chairs and a door that someone made a half hearted attempt to jimmy open and split the ply. Thin glue Also comes in a sma ...

Old-gal24
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9 replies
a month ago

@ProjectPete I think deep down I thought that would be the way I have to go. The more costly side of the door situation is a matching door to side s ...

Bundaboy
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a month ago

I am a novice at this but FWIW someone with more experience than me can possibly confirm or deny that tamped down road base followed by leveled off pa ...

Baretta11
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a month ago

@Louisecomau Hi there Louise is it?Yes the star jasmine is lovely but what you have to know about the plant you choose is just how vigorous or not it ...

Noelle
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a month ago

Hi Louisecomau Climbing Fig (Ficus pumila) would not work on a wire support - it climbs by attaching to rough surfaces like render, brick, etc witho ...

Brad
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10 replies
a month ago

+1 to what Roy said, not sure how we survived before the multi tool was invented.

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royq
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1 reply
2 weeks ago

Hi @MikeHH, I used a roll of stainless steel cable, probably around 3mm diameter (ordinary fencing wire would also work), and some small type 17 self ...

royq
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4 weeks ago

Hi @Dan35353,Could you put a raised vege garden bed on either side of the drain along the fence? Obviously you can't put anything on top of it because ...

royq
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8 replies
a month ago

Hi @Old-gal24,It won't hurt to try to fix it Take the door off and see if you can work some wood glue in under the bits that are peeling up, obviousl ...

royq
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4 replies
a month ago

Hi @Moose,You're right, weld is tougher than mild steel, it needs to be.Yep it looks like it's time to break out the grinder. You can get by without t ...

royq
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a month ago

Hi @ennoh,If it's just a paver edge one course will do, save you a few pavers There's a product called Bricktor that will save you here, it is a thin ...

royq
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a month ago

Hi @daniellegardner,Nice clean slate to work with there. Pinterest and a sketchbook are your best friends. Go to a local nursery to find out what plan ...

royq
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1 reply
a month ago

Hi @crimsonqueen,I think the cold will be the enemy you have to watch, young plants need warmth. Are they small enough to put a sawn off soft drink bo ...

royq
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a month ago

Hi @ppp,Any sand and cement mix will work well, just add enough water to get the consistency you need to work it how you want to. You could use a conc ...

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