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    Is drainage needed?

    Hi all.
    I'm building a 90 rock retaining wall which when complete will be around 35mts long and around 2mts in height in part. The section that is 2mts high is also the 90 corner and will be 2...
  2. Thanks guys. Its only a few boards out of the...

    Thanks guys.
    Its only a few boards out of the 550mts of boards and only appeared after a week or but was concerned it would cause issues when oiling.
    I will let it weather for a month or so and...
  3. Anyone?

    Anyone?
  4. New decking with 'sap' coming out - how/when to clean & oil

    I have just finished laying the Kapur deck boards and am now looking at cleaning and oiling. Some of the boards have what looks like sap coming out.
    Is it best to let it weather until this stops or...
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    Layout fordeck board patten

    So it has come to the time where I need to work out a pattern for the deck boards prior to cutting and screwing with the boards that have been delivered. As the internet has just about everything I...
  6. That's the answer I was looking for. :-) Thanks

    That's the answer I was looking for. :-)
    Thanks
  7. Is oiling of the underside of deck boards required?

    As the title says, do i need to oil the underside of the deckboards prior to screwing them down. I have conflicting info as to if this is needed or not so any info would be greatly appreciated.

    Rob
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    Thanks guys. Rob

    Thanks guys.

    Rob
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    Merbau or Kapur decking timber.

    I'm at the stage now where i need to order the decking timber but can't choose between Kapur or Merbau. So apart from the colour difference what are the for and again for each of the two types?
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    Thanks for the help. Rob

    Thanks for the help.

    Rob
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    Any ideas on where i could get some of the...

    Any ideas on where i could get some of the bitumen type paint this weekend in Brisbane?
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    Protection of a deck subframe

    Just wondering what's best for coating the subframe on a low level deck.
    Bearers are LVL and joists are treated pine but am wondering what to use to 'weather proof' the timber so it lasts abit...
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    Forgot to mention I was using stirrups. ...

    Forgot to mention I was using stirrups. Calculator wouldn't let me select that option.
    So apart from the stumps does it look correct?
    If I'm on the right track I will know if I have got my head...
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    Compressed sheet and tiles ontop. Easy as.

    Compressed sheet and tiles ontop. Easy as.
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    Low level deck - second opinion need.

    Working out what is needed for my next home project and just need a second opinion on sizes etc.
    Deck will be low level 300350 from ground max and 86600x6000mm
    All timber will be hard wood
    Do the...
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    On my soap box!

    Rant Time!!!!!!!!! :~
    Regardless of how old your house wiring is, if a fitting is replaced them the installation MUST comply with current regulations. By not running an earth to the fitting, this...
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    Thaks guys. Now I just got to find the time. ...

    Thaks guys. Now I just got to find the time. hahaha

    Rob
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    Low Level Deck Over Soil

    I am about to start building the first of 3 decks I have planned on the new house we have just moved into but need to check what I have planned is ok.

    The deck will be a low level type, 200mm...
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