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    Hi all, can anyone advise where to buy shims (thats what the americans call it on youtube) that you use to pack the sides of the doors (not noggins) when the spirit level shows you are off balance by a couple of cms, or you use them to jimmy the gap between 2 cabinets , or level the base of the cabinets when installing a kitchen. They are thin tapered pieces of wood.. I don't have a mitre saw otherwise I would make them myself and bunnings don't sell them. I'M in SYdney.

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    try searching for plastic shims on evil bay under building materials.

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    In Aust we use plastic glazing packers that come in different thicknesses from 1.5 mm up bunnings have them in trade section normally

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    DIY electrical house wiring details suitable for Australia - http://goo.gl/9d33T (PDF file)

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    Green shed sells them in a kit of all different thicknesses or any builders hardware will stock them too.

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    Thanks very much....


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