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    Barge Board Replacement

    Hi All
    I've got rot! Need to replace the Barge Boards at one end of the house. Both lengths required are going to be 5.4 metres.
    One side is OK the other not but as the old barge Boards aren't a...
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    Chainsaw sharpener What do you have?

    Hi All
    I've got a fair bit of chainsawing this coming spring and I don't feel like either sharpening with a file several times a day or taking it up to the lawnmower place @ ~$14 a go!
    So I'm...
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    Yep my bad.. it's not around the screw on cap...

    Yep my bad.. it's not around the screw on cap pictured above! this does have an oring and while it has some slack it's hasn't leaked water that I've noticed.
    It's to do with in the internals of the...
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    Thanks Metrix Going to crack it now and see!

    Thanks Metrix
    Going to crack it now and see!
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    This is leaking

    Hi All
    This joiner/connector is leaking from my downpipe. As I'm on tank water and this should hold water under pressure, I really need to seal it up but while also trying to be able to use it to...
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    backfill or cement/concrete?

    Hi All
    I'm doing a little veggie patch.
    I live in the yarra valley in a high rainfall area and I have underground springs and 45 degree runoff coming towards the proposed veggie patch.
    I'm going...
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    Edging supplier

    Hi
    Found this link to a company called Formboss.
    Metal Garden Edging for lawn edging, garden beds and landscaping - Formboss
    I've got no connection to them.
    Not sure of price and they are...
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    Weight of soil equals?

    I'm intrigued how do you measure soil into weights? I get square and cubed but weights? Surely its far more simpler to state the cubic size of the soil? Rammed soil/earth is heavier than loose soil....
  9. Big fan!

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    Its great to see this! I worked in a crapped out chook layers shed in Belgium years ago. no fans in that place! They are seriously big fans should keep your girls happy:2tsup:
    Are you going to...
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    Sliding doors

    Hi JB1
    Hafele in Dandy has the kit for sliding doors but is on the expensive side of the ledger. They have a good online resource to look thru Häfele - Products
    or if your near their store in...
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    massive job well done, just a question do you...

    massive job well done, just a question do you need drainage holes with all that concrete blocked in between your house and the retaining wall? And I can't see any weepholes along the retaining walls,...
  12. Thanks to all

    Well I had the discussion with the sparkie, he had the same reservations as chalkyt who stated "The problem is caused when the pin and socket connection becomes a bit loose/hot/or otherwise" the...
  13. Hardwired vs plug into a GPO for our bi fuel oven

    Hi All having the electrician attach the ovens electrical cable(its a 15 AMP plug at the moment) hardwired tomorrow.
    We have purchased a bi fuel oven which has 5 gas burners all with electric...
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    Not only a matter of wok size but a matter of...

    Not only a matter of wok size but a matter of size for the copper pipe run from the bottles to your appliances. If the pipe size is not big enough it wont matter what you have in the kitchen. You...
  15. Hi Guys Thanks for your replies:) The acid...

    Hi Guys
    Thanks for your replies:)
    The acid trip:U was considered but only as a last resort! The wire brush was used a lot but a side effect of this was that a whiteish cloud moved along the...
  16. Removing plaster and paint line from bricks

    Hi All
    I'm looking for a solution to this problem?
    Which is how do I remove this faint line of plaster and possibly a bit of paint from our bricks.
    I originally had cornice ceilings and now I'm...
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    Sliding doors ideas required

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    We are in the process of redoing the kitchen and with its length of 5.5 mt by 2.6 we have decided to install a pantry at one end of the room. The viewed wall from the kitchen will be...
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    Thanks Goldie for your reply I was beginning to...

    Thanks Goldie for your reply I was beginning to think it was in the wrong forum! :D

    Yeah the previous owner who was a brickie, so I've been told from the neighbours was retired when they rebuilt...
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    Wall cavity gaps

    :? Hi All
    Not sure if this is the right thread for this question so apologies if in the wrong area.
    Have had/still have problems with possums and rodents getting into the roof space and running...
  20. Mate it seems that 'the the go to man' was just...

    Mate it seems that 'the the go to man' was just as clueless to state he was able to fix the problem when he couldn't! I would think they all fall under the umbrella of government workers, clueless to...
  21. Hi Charlie01 Any further news regarding your...

    Hi Charlie01
    Any further news regarding your retaining wall?
    Interested to hear of the outcome of the inspection/rectifing of the wall?
    I hope it was a good result for you.
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    Maybe you could talk to ppl who build fire...

    Maybe you could talk to ppl who build fire bunkers? After the bush fires things changed a bit I think?
  23. How did you get on Larrylong with a ply run? I'm...

    How did you get on Larrylong with a ply run?
    I'm no expert but I was wondering if your current gravel path is difficult to walk up because they are larger gravel stones? They always splay when you...
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    Thats what I always want to do... nothing! ...

    Thats what I always want to do... nothing!
    Currently been in this house 4 years and I'm starting to see more and more things that require more than nothing!
    When we first moved in at the height of...
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    Haa but at least you got to enjoy the wine:wink:...

    Haa but at least you got to enjoy the wine:wink:
    Are you going to re concrete the drive or go for toppings?
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    Thanks The Roofer Been doing a bit of...

    Thanks The Roofer
    Been doing a bit of research(bloody tiring:no:) raining anyway as he looks at wifey!
    Finally stumbled on an old thread from a few years back....
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    Thanks Bedford Infill strips is what I'm after...

    Thanks Bedford
    Infill strips is what I'm after save doing all those cuts with a Bandsaw/Jigsaw!:yippee:
    Is the foam fire retardant and rodent proof to your knowledge?
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    Thanks SBD Yeah I have mould in one room in the...

    Thanks SBD
    Yeah I have mould in one room in the house in the W corner furtherest from the woodfire and on investigation the roof sarking is not looking too good anymore! And all the insulation in...
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    Faced Insulation V Builders Plastic

    Hi Guys
    Just wondering of the pros and cons of either of above?
    Rodents and time I guess have made for unusable insulation in the ceiling.
    I'm thinking faced insulation would provide the better...
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    Roof profile/template

    Hi Guys
    Looking for ideas on how to make a template of my roof edges.
    I have a tin/colorbond? roof that has the bumps every so often.
    My plan is when I replace the guttering around the house is to...
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    leaking toilet cistern to bowl

    Hi Everyone
    I've got a corona toilet that is leaking from the base of the cistern. I have unscrewed the pipe and have de-attached the pipe from the bowl. I purchased new and replaced both the o-ring...
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    Thanks for your thoughts boys:) I had come to...

    Thanks for your thoughts boys:)
    I had come to the same reasoning Bedford but considered that just maybe one part of a council department not talking to another!
    Yes will ponder over grand designs...
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    Plans and the Council

    Hi All
    Just got a copy of the house plans from the council. Still learning how to read them:?
    But one thing I have noticed is that on these plans the extension on the back of house is only a...
  34. HI You may find a sawmill over this way( the...

    HI
    You may find a sawmill over this way( the yarra valley way) who may have the timber you require, but the delivery costs may add up! :)
    Sorry I haven't got better info for you but maybe a start...
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    I didn't think I'd catch up!

    Hi Sundance
    What you are doing is work of the highest order :U
    I thought when I started reading this thread wondering what ICF was! that I'd skip ahead to what your up to now after a quick glance...
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    Which ways the wind blowing

    Which ways the wind blowing
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    What ya been talkin bout!:? I've only just...

    What ya been talkin bout!:? I've only just arrived here:o
    When the sun doesn't come up tomorrow start to worry:cool:
    Just like the seasons weather patterns go in cycles
    It's one in all in isn't...
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    Well said namtrak and honourable mention to Make...

    Well said namtrak and honourable mention to Make it work.
    Not done many things around the house(yet!) but the few I've done the missus loves except to say why did you start the steps(outside steps...
  39. Thread: G'Day to All

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    G'Day to All

    Hi All
    I'm just new to the site as a member but have been looking at this wonderful site for many a year in passing. :D Thanks to all in advance for your detailed asnwers to the questions I've got...
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