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    Thanks for the advice all, thread went a bit off...

    Thanks for the advice all, thread went a bit off topic there but oh well

    Some good advice here:

    How to clean and oil a deck | BUILD

    I have decided i will coat the boards on bottom and sides...
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    Hi rebuildr86, thanks for your reply. My first...

    Hi rebuildr86, thanks for your reply.

    My first thought is to go with what the instructions on the coating system says but there are a couple of aspects im still unsure of, if anyone can clarify?
    ...
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    Found out about this last minute and replaced all...

    Found out about this last minute and replaced all my 3000 x 50mm screws with 65mm length ones cost me an additional $150 but better safe than sorry.
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    No one?

    No one?
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    Conflicting Advice - Jarrah Deck & Spa N Deck

    Hi All

    I am building a Jarrah Deck and i am close to putting the boards down. I will be using Spa N Deck (Jarrah) and intend to coat min. bottom and sides before laying (not sure on no. of coats...
  6. Fair enough. In regards to your proposals, my...

    Fair enough.

    In regards to your proposals, my first thought was option 2 (all decking) but the 1st option could look unique and could nice. Add some nice deck light in it and it could be quite...
  7. I would consider the following option. 112977

    I would consider the following option.

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    Thanks for that appreciate the tips and where to...

    Thanks for that appreciate the tips and where to get it from. I think I will get the Jarrah stain.

    I got my Jarrah from Absolute Timbers in Wangara.
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    Bit of an update on this deck, bearers are in! ...

    Bit of an update on this deck, bearers are in!

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    Thanks for that, I have seen alot of people...

    Thanks for that, I have seen alot of people reccomendation the spa and deck.

    Do you have any photos of the spa n deck jarrah/natural stains applied to the Jarrah boards. Would be good to see the...
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    What if the Jarrah boards were Kiln dried, would...

    What if the Jarrah boards were Kiln dried, would i still need to wait 6 weeks.

    Is there an issue with leaving uncoated boards out in the open (i.e. rain etc). The boards are all currently sitting...
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    112764 This might help :P

    112764

    This might help :P
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    sorry, i should explain, concreting in the...

    sorry, i should explain, concreting in the stirrups which are attached to my bearers.
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    Finishing Off a Deck - Some Queries

    Hi guys,

    I have just finished concreting in all my bearers and will be moving on to installing joists which i don't expect to take me long before needing to start laying boards down.

    I am...
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    i didnt want to risk it so ive pulled out all the...

    i didnt want to risk it so ive pulled out all the piping done with the blue stuff and redid it all with the green stuff. spending too much time, effort, money on my project to take a shortcut now.
    ...
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    Can you please show me a photo of your deck....

    Can you please show me a photo of your deck. Would love to see 90mm border with 140 boards
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    Used the Wrong PVC Cement!!

    Hi all

    I have just commenced doing the retic for my rear landscape project and have realised i have used the wrong type of PVC cement for joints. its only been used for 7 joints. How big of an...
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    Unfortunately yes, the deck is fitting around an...

    Unfortunately yes, the deck is fitting around an alfresco, planter boxes, pizza oven stand etc.
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    haha is that not the norm around here? ...

    haha is that not the norm around here?

    Anyways, considering whether to go 90mm or 140mm wide boards, im leaning towards 140mm due to the size of the area but still not sure. i did a layout, but...
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    I have re-designed the deck structure. as there...

    I have re-designed the deck structure. as there needs to be a 20mm gap to the house (for termite protection warranty) the deck is now mostly freestanding, except in one spot where it needs to be tied...
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    Thanks for the reply Was just reading koppers...

    Thanks for the reply

    Was just reading koppers build thread and looks like as he did I will have to leave a 20mm gap go house for termite inspections. Therefore I can't install wall plates to house...
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    Wrexters Deck Build

    Hi All,

    I would greatly appreciate some advice: as I am soon about to embark on my decking for my landscape project (which i am covering here: WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY).

    Total area...
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    How long before painting external render

    Hi,

    What is the shortest time that I have to wait before I am able to paint external sand finish render?

    I am on a bit of a tight timeframe and would need to paint asap but I will wait if I...
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    Hi autogenous, Aubin Grove is located south of...

    Hi autogenous,

    Aubin Grove is located south of the river down the freeway. Near success, cockburn gateway shopping centre area.

    If you give me your email i can send you details of what i need...
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    Wanted: Bricklayer in Perth

    Hi, after a bricklayer in Perth for a small project building a retaining wall/ planter box (10m Long x 1.3m wide x 1.2m high), using utility bricks (162 x 305 x 90). Will take about 700 bricks in...
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    No one?

    No one?
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    Concrete Slab on Sandy Soil

    Hi Guys,


    Planning on pouring a slab (10m x 1.5m x 120mm thick) on the weekend using concrete truck. The slab is for a brick planter box, it will have openings in the middle for drainage. i will...
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    Thanks for the tip smurf, what type of light...

    Thanks for the tip smurf,

    what type of light would you reccomend?
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    Please CRITIQUE my lighting layout!

    Hi All,

    Trying to suss out lighting for the new house, please take a look at my layout below and let me know what you think!

    Much appreciated!!

    ...
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    Hi thanks for the reply. This is actually a...

    Hi thanks for the reply.

    This is actually a new house, i.e. new gyprock. From what i understand, oil based sealer undercoat will give the best result no?
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    no one?

    no one?
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    That is supply only price, i thought its a bit on...

    That is supply only price, i thought its a bit on the expensive side.

    Also the price is for the 138mm inc. GST i think.

    I dont think that includes underlay, i am planning on direct stick to...
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    Spotted Gum T&G Flooring

    Hi guys,

    Anyone recommend any suppliers of Spotted Gum timber flooring in Perth.

    We really like the spotted gum by Big River (BJs flooring) and they go for about $90 sqm.

    Cheers
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    Painting New house

    Hi guys,

    I will be getting the keys for my new house in a couple of weeks, and one of the first tasks will be to paint the house.

    I will be paying a professional to apply oil based sealer and...
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    Brick Rendered Planter Box

    Hi Guys,

    I was wondering if anyone with experience can help me, i would be very grateful.

    I've decided to undertake my own landscaping and have started planning.

    I would like to build some...
  36. Wow great results, if you can write a procedure...

    Wow great results, if you can write a procedure up that would be brilliant as i want to undertake this soon.

    I know it wont be easy and it would be good to know all the facts before i get into it....
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