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  1. I have spotted this on Amazon (AU) which might do...

    I have spotted this on Amazon (AU) which might do the job. Shipped from the US total cost around $30 – not sure about the quantity though at 3.5g per packet....
  2. Google search found this Australian supplier... ...

    Google search found this Australian supplier...

    Plastic Dips & Coatings
    527 Bakers Creek
    BUNDOOK. NSW 2422
    Tel: (02) 6550 2656
    Fax: (02) 6550 2655
    ...
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    Similar to an earlier reply, I've use biscuit...

    Similar to an earlier reply, I've use biscuit joints to butt join melamine with good results. In my case I was creating a corner top shelf for a fitted wardrobe.

    The one thing about melamine,...
  4. Split silicon handle cover on stainless steel pan

    Hope someone can advise.

    We have a good set of stainless steel cookware where the handle covers are silicon. On the 5 litre stockpot, the silicone cover has split and the pan is not particularly...
  5. I've just experimented with stuffing some spare...

    I've just experimented with stuffing some spare glass-wool into the ducting outlets.
  6. Thanks for the replies. Greenstuf is fire...

    Thanks for the replies.

    Greenstuf is fire rated at NCC rating level 1.

    "Autex has recently re-tested it’s range of acoustic wallcoverings and insulation products in accordance with the...
  7. Thanks - I checked up with one of the suppliers...

    Thanks - I checked up with one of the suppliers and they said pretty much the same.

    A further question - the gap between my joists is 450mm, sometimes a bit over (460mm). Is the best method of...
  8. I'm in a similar boat atm. Looking at Greenstuf...

    I'm in a similar boat atm. Looking at Greenstuf for an underfloor with clearance of between 1.8 down to 0.6 metres. Cost of R2.0 is around $90 per pack and R2.5 is $145 per pack. I'm tempted to go...
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    I've just been doing a bit of further research...

    I've just been doing a bit of further research and I'm thinking that providing loose depth of soil of 150mm will be needed. This will men I've approx a 2:1 ratio of loam to clay in the top layer - it...
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    There's about 100mm of loamy topsoil before we...

    There's about 100mm of loamy topsoil before we hit clay - how deep would you suggest rotary hoeing down to?
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    The ground is pretty level on one lawn - with...

    The ground is pretty level on one lawn - with only a slight slope, on the other lawn there is a bit more of a pronounced slope - but not steep.

    I've scarified a few metres of the lawn with a rake...
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    Thanks for quick reply:- With regard to...

    Thanks for quick reply:-

    With regard to overgrowing lawn what I intend to do is:-

    1 - Kill of existing lawn with roundup (have already done this with good results).
    2 - Either:
    a -...
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    Renewing Lawn - Aquaseeding

    Hi All

    I'm going to replace my existing lawns which have not been well looked after in the past 20 years we have been in this house - and although green the existing lawn was infested with...
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    The tape I saw in Bunnings - only had a quick...

    The tape I saw in Bunnings - only had a quick look was not 25mm, more like 12 I'd say. It looked and felt very much line the strapping tape you find wrapped around large cardboard boxes for transport...
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    You can get rolls of the blue plastic strapping...

    You can get rolls of the blue plastic strapping from Bunnings (trade counter is where I saw it) $35 for a 70 metre roll.

    As a matter of interest what type of rolls did you go for? There seems to...
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    Compacting Crushed Rock

    I've been away from projects for quite some time due to work commitments but now getting back into the swing of things.

    I've built some platforms / shelving underneath the house to store all of...
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    Boundary Fencing Victoria

    Can anyone help / advise.

    We are in the process of having quotes for a new boundary fence between us and neighbours who have a pool - the pool is unfenced and is about 25+ years old.

    I've been...
  18. Thread: Treated Pine

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    Treated Pine

    Hope you can help. I'm replacing some treated pine boards on a deck rail 140mm x 35mm. The deck is about 20 years old and these boards are smooth - not like the very finely reeded type that seems to...
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    Thanks for all the comments, in the end having...

    Thanks for all the comments, in the end having sized uo the job I decided to get the glazier to do it - not so much the size of the glass panel, more the height off the ground and the associated...
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    Thanks Bob - that new crossed my mind - where do...

    Thanks Bob - that new crossed my mind - where do you think I could get one from?
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    Replacing Broken Window Glass

    We have a broken window, it's one of the normal 85mm(wide) x 130mm(long), hinged at the top variety. The bottom of the window is about head height when I stand on the ground so I'd need to use steps...
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    I ended up talking to the owner of the heating...

    I ended up talking to the owner of the heating installers who was going to do the job. He's been in the business for many years - in the end his advice was that the electrostatic filter was not...
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    Thanks for the replies. I've been looking into...

    Thanks for the replies.

    I've been looking into it further, and one of the heating suppliers (who also sells the electrostatic filters) recons that a cloth filter they put over the top of the...
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    Ducted Heating Air Filters

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    We're in the process of replacing out existing gas heating system, replacing the ducting as well. We've thought off installing an air filter in the return air. Has anyone had any...
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    Is there a Wilson & Bradley outlet in Sydney - I...

    Is there a Wilson & Bradley outlet in Sydney - I had some fitted wardrobe doors fitted a year or so ago & W&B have the exact system I require when I do my next project myself.
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    We had fitted a floating floor (14mm thick - not...

    We had fitted a floating floor (14mm thick - not laminate) some months ago all that was used was the standard underlay - I can't say that we get any "hollow" sounds or feel from the floor....
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    Hi there There's a heap of suppliers of vinyl...

    Hi there

    There's a heap of suppliers of vinyl wrap doors in Melbourne - Nikpol is one - or you could try
    Dale-Glass Industries
    19 Ricketts Road
    Mt. Waverley
    Ph: (03) 9544 0999
    who supply...
  28. Thread: downlights

    by MF3106
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    Just my two bobs worth. We had good quality...

    Just my two bobs worth.

    We had good quality low voltage lights fitted in the kitchen about 5 years ago - total of 15 in all. We had an electician supply and fit units of good quality - and have...
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    In Melbourne try the following:- Allboards in...

    In Melbourne try the following:-

    Allboards in Bayswater Ph 9729-9011 or Nicopol.

    Hope this helps
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    I don't know it is appropriate for an outside...

    I don't know it is appropriate for an outside type job - but have a look at a product called Timber Mate - it's a fine timber filler which you can sand to a smooth finish. I've used some when fitting...
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    Thanks for those comments - I'll have a look...

    Thanks for those comments - I'll have a look under the house and try to see exactly where the squeak is coming from - and try to use an appropriate method.

    Looking at the types of nails you can...
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    Squeaky Floorboards

    Our house is around 20 years old with radiata pine floorboards.

    We intend having a floating floor laid (clicklock type of system) but have sueaky floorboards in a few areas.

    I would lile to fix...
  33. Hi I recently renovated our laundry to the...

    Hi

    I recently renovated our laundry to the standard of a fitted kitchen (hoping that I will then be allowed next to do the kitchen next).

    I considered using flatpacks, but in my opinion having...
  34. Thread: Kitchen benches

    by MF3106
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    Hi all A couple of points, and one question ...

    Hi all

    A couple of points, and one question

    - I'm about to build some internal robes to a walk in robe that's being constructed. I'm going to purchase the melamine board from AllBoards in...
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