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Carpentacular

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Joined 26 October 2017
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4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Fridge Cavity

How much it can "pop out" is really up to you with what you can live with, the fride we have here is 100mm outside the line of the joinery,…

4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Concreting/Liquid Limestone in Perth

You can always lay down concrete now and have it stenciled when you become more financial, can't help you with operators.

4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Fridge Cavity

This site with sizes of fridges to use as a guide for people like you to fill an opening you've been allocated, would suggest the opening on your plans falls…

4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
double storey - anyone replaced cladding with brick?

An educated guess is better than an uneducated guess don't you think structuralbimguy?

4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
double storey - anyone replaced cladding with brick?

As a person who has been to college and knows what it takes to build a building, not all buildings are built the same. Your friends house may not need…

double storey - anyone replaced cladding with brick?
4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Removing glass panel from Caesar Stone

If you have another surface in mind other than the caesarstone splashback I'd be leaving it there if it's affixed well seeing it looks a good flat surface to work…

4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Removing paint from old timber

For me paint stripper is the best way but not the cheapest of ways, sanding or alike is dusty and dirty which you end up wearing.
If you use the right…

4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Slab for garage - is engineer over engineering it?

It would be interesting to know what footings he'd be specing if it was his block, you'd have to believe 450 x 450 would do the job and more to…

4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Cut and fill slopy land

I can't see it costing you that much you can hire a mini roller for around $600 a day at a hire place depending where you live. I can't see…

Cut and fill slopy land
4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Cut and fill slopy land

Well you can put ads online and in the local rag for people to dump clean fill on your block and that would save you a packet. There's always people…

4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
entrance

I wouldn't put a wall to the ceiling if you go with a wall seeing the wall might need to be around 6 meter high. I would try hiding the…

entrance
4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Shed guttering overhangs boundary! Please help!

That's not that big of a problem, you can always move the gutter like in this pic on that side.

Shed guttering overhangs boundary! Please help!
4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Front door size

I'm more comfortable using 10mm not that 20mm can't be used.

4 months4 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Slab for garage - is engineer over engineering it?

IMO those spec are ridiculous, 4 off edge beams are 600mm deep and 300mm wide plus 2 off stiffener beams are again 600mm deep and 300mm wide. What do you…

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Stairs and door entry floor renovation

is right, you wouldn't put laminate over nice timber like that and being such a small area you could easily hand sand that a bit at the time no real…

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Recommendations to buy undermount 60cm rangehood

I changed two years ago I got from bunnings which works well the last maybe 6 years ago for next door and the first over 10 ago for us and…

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
should i have concerns re this slab

Actually looking at those chips again, that chipping looks as if it was caused by segregation, meaning the concrete was over vibrated. If that's where you meant is crumbling, yeah…

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Concrete slab non conforming

"""Saying that with the specs you stated, I can't see from those pics how that slab couldn't do the job you want it to do, there'd be heaps of houses…

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12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Recessing fridge wall

It doesn't look like a load bearing wall most precut frames internal walls aren't, but you best wait until the roof is on before cutting anything.
What you described is good…

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Concrete slab non conforming

@
"if someone in the building game with continuity and knowledge " -------->You'd think.
At Tafe one week, a teacher built a frame using the workshop (foreign order), when he and a…

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Concrete slab non conforming

That does look ugly and as if it dried too quickly, was it hot when they poured?
Saying that with the specs you stated, I can't see from those pics how…

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Reading the plans - cement render?

On this plan in North elevation, it's in a note with an arrow point to where it should be on the pier.

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Plywood or particle board floor

Particle board flooring it will do the job and be cheaper in most cases.

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Slab height and tiling

I'd only do such a thing if I couldn't get the legal room height, I presume by the way you asked the walls are already up as in it's a…

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
should i have concerns re this slab

There's nothing wrong with that slab that I can see from your pics, that crumbling stuff is excess concrete slurry and will clean off, the concrete chipped off usually happens.
I…

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Replace or reuse?

Honestly people throw away better doors than that, if you want to spend time doing up your home all power to you, but that doors not worth the paint.
If look…

12 months12 monthsCarpentacularCarpentacular posted:
Give me ideas please

You have plenty of room to work with I wouldn't be moving the kitchen from where it is. For me to save on moving the plumbing, I 'd move the…

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