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  1. Thread: Quickcrete

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    Thanks for the links. I like that with the...

    Thanks for the links.

    I like that with the Paver Maker I could keep working with one mould and not have to wait for the pavers / slab to dry. It would be great of anyone has used these moulds to...
  2. Thread: Quickcrete

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    Quickcrete

    Hello :)

    Anyone know anything about a product called : " Stone Concrete Cement Mold Paver Walkmaker pathmaker mould" using quickcrete? Keen to learn and give it a bash. I was wondering what the...
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    yeah, that's were I found them in the first...

    yeah, that's were I found them in the first place, but it would be to expense in the long run. Think I'll get second in charge to make them. Find it strange that I cant source them here, and I have...
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    Thanks Watson, great products but nothing that I ...

    Thanks Watson, great products but nothing that I can use. I think I'll just resort to having them made.

    :)
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    Iron strap/bracket/thingy's

    Hello

    I was wondering if anyone knew where in Australia (preferably Qld) one would be able to purchased these iron flat corner straps? Sometime you see them on large mirrow frames (which is what...
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    Try Bunnings they should be able to supply it for...

    Try Bunnings they should be able to supply it for you.
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    what is this glass?

    Hello Renovators :p

    I need to replace some of the old glass in my old Qld'er house. Does anyone know the name of this pattern? I will need to source it from a salvage yard and have it sent as the...
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    where are they located? I am in Whitsundays,...

    where are they located? I am in Whitsundays, there is only one key cutter here, the houses here are mostly modern.
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    well I guess so....I was quite fond of a good...

    well I guess so....I was quite fond of a good wabbit stew once.....(mum told me it was chicken...but looking back, was nothing like chicken)

    Wabbits are still cute though...and so are puddy...
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    Yep...they are pretty simple, coat hanger...

    Yep...they are pretty simple, coat hanger apparently works so my partner says....makes me wonder how he knows...but anyway.....heheheh I really do want the keys, to far away from a demolition yard so...
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    I probably should have mentioned I live in north...

    I probably should have mentioned I live in north qld, in the Whitsundays, 3 hrs south of Townsville and 2 hrs north of Mackay (Mackay has nothing) The Whitsundays dont have anything where old houses...
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    Keys for old door locks

    Hello

    I am wondering if anyone knows if you can still purchase the old keys for old bedroom doors? I have a old queenslander with all bedroom doors that have the old type locks, the house is about...
  13. Thread: Concrete cat.

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    I also watch a mere male concreter kick a...

    I also watch a mere male concreter kick a football he found in the grass across the newly laid concrete driveway to his mate on the other side only to watch his "ever so smart, stays out of the way,...
  14. Thread: Concrete cat.

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    I agree with master splinter...a cat wouldn't be...

    I agree with master splinter...a cat wouldn't be so stupid to run across wet concrete, it was definitely a dogs doing and the dog is trying to pin it onto the poor old cat!

    :U
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    aweeeeeeeeee poor widdle wabbit :( Tell puddy tat...

    aweeeeeeeeee poor widdle wabbit :( Tell puddy tat not to hurt the poor widdle wabbits cos they are so damn cute!
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    Keys for old door locks

    Hello

    Can anyone tell me if you can purchase the old keys for door locks (internal) I have a old Queenslader with bedroom doors that have locks, but no keys :( The house is about 100 yrs old. Can...
  17. Thread: Queenslander

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    Queenslander

    G'Day

    Can anyone suggest a good book on Queenslander homes that show colour schemes for 1900's on?

    Possum :hpydans:
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    Weather Boards

    Hello there :D

    I am trying to enclose a small part under my queenslander house and I am looking for some weather boards. They must be either free or really cheap. If you live in or around or...
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    budget is around $110k and yes, would be renting...

    budget is around $110k
    and yes, would be renting it out once she moved on.
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    couldn't have said it better Ringtail... :2tsup:

    couldn't have said it better Ringtail... :2tsup:
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    What a shame you are not here in the...

    What a shame you are not here in the Whitsundays.....I could use loads of that old wood....sigh...

    Possum
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    Hi there :) We are at the same place you...

    Hi there :)

    We are at the same place you are..... we have just stripped lead paint from old VJ walls and about the re-paint. We haven't n more gaps yet... not looking forward to it all, 12ft...
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    Hi Brissyboy I moved an old Qld'er up from...

    Hi Brissyboy

    I moved an old Qld'er up from Bundy to here a few years back, it was a struggle to get that on the block, I couldn't get another one up it's to steep.
    I would love to get another one...
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    yep, a shed with a mezzamine floor looks good,...

    yep, a shed with a mezzamine floor looks good, ship containers are out as it would be impossible to get them onto the block being pretty steep. I just need to look into shire requirements I...
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    Shed conversion to studio

    Hello there :wink:

    I want to build a shed and convert it into a dwelling, the cheapest way possible and of course, the legal way. I am trying to give my daughter a helping hand after a nasty...
  26. ohhh that is so funny!! gave me a good old...

    ohhh that is so funny!! gave me a good old giggle! mind you, I would have been pretty upset if it was my cats...hehehehehe
  27. yes I tend to think kitchen floor could be iron...

    yes I tend to think kitchen floor could be iron bark too, that floor used to be part of the old verandah, we pulled it up and re-laid it for the kitchen floor....its beautiful.

    The lounge room...
  28. Hi... very confused.. But the kitchen floor is...

    Hi... very confused..

    But the kitchen floor is much harder that Jarrah (ex WA'er) ...it was extremely difficult to sand.

    The floors have all just had a clear finish on them (three coats so...
  29. 3 different woods, can anyone identify please???

    Hi there :B

    We have just started the job of sanding the floors on our 100 yr old Queenslander house and have found 4 different woods under the many years of wax etc.... can anyone please help to...
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    Build up of wax - how to remove

    Hello

    I have floors that are probably around 70 yrs old and have been waxed. I am now sanding and sealing. The build up of wax is very hard to remove, clogging up the sander. Does anyone know a...
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    Painting stair case

    Hi... not sure if I am in the right area....... I have a 100 yr old qld'er and we have raised it 3 mtrs in the air, with stairs going down the centre and then two to the side, it has risers. My...
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    External staircase

    Hi... not sure if I am in the right area....... I have a 100 yr old qld'er and we have raised it 3 mtrs in the air, with stairs going down the centre and then two to the side, it has risers. My...
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    Getting dents ou of Pine flooring

    Hi

    The floor in our house is of a softwood, probably pine, they have never been sealed and have dents where the furniture once sat. Does anyone know of the method of getting these dents out?...
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    WHAT!!! NO Bunnings!!!! couldnt imagine that!!!...

    WHAT!!! NO Bunnings!!!! couldnt imagine that!!! hahahah

    I am not sure....in some places it has come back to bare boards, the attached pics give a better look. Maybe its primer. Something has made...
  35. Thread: Qld'er House

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    ha ha ha ,.... why does everyone think cos one...

    ha ha ha ,.... why does everyone think cos one lives in the Whitsundays one is lucky? don't start me!! hehehehe yes it's pretty, and oh so well set up for the many tourists.....

    Links I use now...
  36. Thread: Qld'er House

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    Yep...sure have. Because we live in the...

    Yep...sure have.

    Because we live in the Whitsunday, where there isn't to many older qld'ers like ours,( the house was brought up from Bundaberg) it's hard to get traditional colours to look at,...
  37. Thread: Qld'er House

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    Cool Bananas.......... count me in!! A little...

    Cool Bananas.......... count me in!!

    A little bit excited now :kiss:

    Possum :2tsup:
  38. Thread: Qld'er House

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    Qld'er House

    Hi there

    I was just wondering if it would be an idea to have a separate (if there is not one already) area for renovating Qld'er homes? It is so very difficult to get information or any photos of...
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    Lead Paint - Old timber House

    G'Day

    WE have just stared the awful job of stripping lead paint from the old VJ boards inside out 100 yr old Qld'er. We are using a infa red heater. It is coming off relativity easy. It looks like...
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    Hi Sam I would be very keen to know what you...

    Hi Sam

    I would be very keen to know what you find out ...I have a old qld'er 1900 and I am about to do the same, the wall and ceilings are all VJ boards, we did the same, purchased what ever...
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