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    Thanks! Great tips, ill try the 180 + touch up...

    Thanks! Great tips, ill try the 180 + touch up with roller
    cheers,
    m
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    Hi, i've seen the all metal pre-made niches in...

    Hi, i've seen the all metal pre-made niches in Bunnings, but my sparkie didn't want me using one...
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    it's been a long time coming, but I thought i'd...

    it's been a long time coming, but I thought i'd post the nearly finished (ie undercoated) product. thanks for the tips!

    The idea was to create a niche for the home phone, so I wanted a removable...
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    just how much undercoat is enough!?

    Hi all,
    it feels like an eternity, but i'm up to the paint stage!
    We have a 55sqm open plan kitchen/living/dining area; I sugarsoaped, then skim coated the existing painted walls, and skim coated...
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    Thanks for all the advice guys! Rod, your final...

    Thanks for all the advice guys!
    Rod, your final advice sounds like the way to go too. I guess I was worried about strength but if that's how you'd do it, then a gyprock niche it is.
    i still need a...
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    Howto finish recessed box flushmounted

    Hi,
    i hope you can offer some advice to help get me unstuck!
    I'd like to build a recessed box in the kitchen wall to hold my home phone, with a false floor and hidden power supply underneath.
    I...
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    it looks like i've got yet another thing to scour...

    it looks like i've got yet another thing to scour the forums for! i'll keep a look out for sure.

    My other sander is a Bosch PEX, which is heavier, but far better designed & directs far more of the...
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    holy crap, a $950 sander!

    holy crap, a $950 sander!
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    thanks for the quick response! the brushings...

    thanks for the quick response!
    the brushings slide well, and the bearings feel very smooth still.
    I'll give the wet & dry a go

    cheers, Mark
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    Repair sander

    Hi guys,
    I'm hoping someone can help advise me. My power sander died on its first project, so im not quite ready to chuck it away!
    i had a fairly new b&d power sander, triangular in shape (palm...
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    hi guys, I finished the wall off last night &...

    hi guys,
    I finished the wall off last night & think it looks pretty good. thanks for the pointers
    Mark
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    autogenous, thanks for your feedback. there's no...

    autogenous,
    thanks for your feedback. there's no more pics to add other than the one in the OP.
    It'll all be covered by gyprock, so doesn't need to be pretty. i've removed the top course & will...
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    @Melton2, that what I decided to do too. I've...

    @Melton2, that what I decided to do too. I've knocked out the top layer & a soldier fits in perfectly. I was pleased with how sturdy the mortar was as it took a fair bit of effort to get the top...
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    maximum mortar thickness

    Hi all, i've learnt a lot from reading this great forum & this is my first post.

    i've built my first wall & need some advice on finishing the top row, since its underneath a slab, and there's only...
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