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Joined 9 April 2009
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9 months9 monthsabrogardabrogard posted:
replacing tiles in a shower... how?

sorry guys. didn't get round to posting pictures. And now I've done the job, mostly.
Got new questions now: or a new question - what about grout sealer?
Following instructions…

10 months10 monthsabrogardabrogard posted:
replacing tiles in a shower... how?

Never done any tiling before.
Shower had little 2" square tiles and many were missing so we took 'em all off and plan to retile it.
Bunnings people talk about some film…

10 months10 monthsabrogardabrogard posted:
fitting a yale lock... little tweaks?

I had to get another barrel for this yale type lock, which I did.
Put everything back together and the key turns only with great difficulty.
I chiseled away some wood to…

10 months10 monthsabrogardabrogard posted:
How To Start A Little Bit of Tiling - What Materials?

We just want to do a tiny bit of tiling.
The shower stall and vanity table sink surround is all.
Never done any before in my life. Already discovered it's expensive…

2 years2 yearsabrogardabrogard posted:
Is Plastic Sheet Needed Beneath Pavers?

About to do my first ever paving. Took up some of the old stuff and I see they've got black plastic sheeting beneath about 8" of road base (…

9 years9 yearsabrogardabrogard posted:
What is a Good Thick, Sticky Slurry ?

I have an area on the driveway that collects a pool of water when it rains. Maximum about 5mm deep.
Seeing how spilled concrete slurry sticks sometimes on other…

12 years12 yearsabrogardabrogard posted:
Compacting Fine Soil before Concreting

OK, I've got the mixer fixed and working, I hope, the test is going to be if it does a job or not.
I'll pour this doorstep today.…

12 years12 yearsabrogardabrogard posted:
Where Can I Find Example Drawings for Sheds, Carports, Etc..

Anyone know where we can find example drawings for sheds and carports? Probably of steel construction?
We've got some Bluescope stuff from the Lysaght website and it seems pretty good.

12 years12 yearsabrogardabrogard posted:
Compacting Fine Soil before Concreting

SL52 ? Meant nothing to me, did a quick google and the first hit I got was your reply in this forum thread!!
And didn't get any more information.…

12 years12 yearsabrogardabrogard posted:
Compacting Fine Soil before Concreting

I'll do that. What sort of reo will suffice?
I'll have to dig out the floor a bit more after reading your advice. I've allowed for 100mm. If I'm going…

12 years12 yearsabrogardabrogard posted:
Compacting Fine Soil before Concreting

So I should dig it out again and get some crushed rock and put it in?
Does it really matter for such a small job? About 0.8m x 0.4m…

12 years12 yearsabrogardabrogard posted:
Compacting Fine Soil before Concreting

I've never done any concreting.
I'm putting up a small garden shed - 4 mtrs x 3 metres.
The steel shed is up and on four corner concrete blocks I…

12 years12 yearsabrogardabrogard posted:
Can I Pour A Shed Slab Bit By Bit From A Wheelbarrow?

I want to put up a 4m x 3m shed.
Obviously I need some sort of slab. I've been googling everywhere and reading heaps.
Apparently I should have a 100mm…

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