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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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@JasonHey mate, no I'm out of my depth there, I'm more familiar with simpler 12V things like lights and switches in my 4wd and boat. When I'm stuck wi ...

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My biggest mental challenge with DIY is getting started, I buy all the gear and plan it all out but just can't get the motivation to get started becau ...

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Hey @dgmcreative, nice to meet you at the Workshop That is quite a strange little building... it's almost as if the previous owners got sick of drunk ...

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@BIM_Engineer thanks for your help! I won't be building the wall for a few months but I'll keep you updated. Cheers, Roy

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Looks like a lot of work and a lot of fun @beckyboo, I'd start with a waterblast on the outside, you'll feel better about the project once it's a bit ...

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Thanks @BIM_Engineer, You're spot on, I just looked it up. I might be able to put a 600mm wall on the boundary and then a 1m one set back from the bou ...

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@Baretta11, Haha thanks Barbara, I go there very often, we've redone all of his lawns and landscaping over the last couple of years, I'll keep an eye ...

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Community Manager Jason
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@royq Just wondering whether you might be able to help @dani2526 with her project? I know you said electrical wasn't your strength, but you are prob ...

beckyboo
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well here she is. She's a bit rough but she'll be beautiful when I'm finished. Side Inside front Kitchen area Sitting area looking into bedroom Sittin ...

BIM_Engineer
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@royqTerracing logic ...Sounds good to meYou will need to set back 1.2 (min.) x the walls height for each terrace. hth

BIM_Engineer
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@royqI have all the engineering & construction data used in costings, unfortunately it had to be Blurred..for Professional & Other reasons. Regarding ...

Baretta11
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@royq,Hi Roy,Yes it can be hard for others to have the understanding and passion to follow through with things of this nature but perhaps this project ...

Community Manager Jason
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@royq I understand you're thinking about something "super-cheap", but you still might be interested in these previous retaining wall discussions on ...

Community Manager Jason
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I love the kitchen and family room at our place. We renovated about 10 years ago and it's a really functional and comfortable space, and still look ...

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royq
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@JasonHey mate, no I'm out of my depth there, I'm more familiar with simpler 12V things like lights and switches in my 4wd and boat. When I'm stuck wi ...

royq
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My biggest mental challenge with DIY is getting started, I buy all the gear and plan it all out but just can't get the motivation to get started becau ...

royq
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Looks like a lot of work and a lot of fun @beckyboo, I'd start with a waterblast on the outside, you'll feel better about the project once it's a bit ...

royq
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@Baretta11, Haha thanks Barbara, I go there very often, we've redone all of his lawns and landscaping over the last couple of years, I'll keep an eye ...

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Thanks @Jason I had a look through the gabion discussion, this might be the way to go. I have a few contacts for sandstone ballast that are pretty che ...

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The creek in my backyard is basically the reason I bought the house It's absolutely magical in heavy rain

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This is a project I did over last christmas break at the office where I work. Trying to make it feel a little less clinical and get some atmosphere in ...

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