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5 months5 monthswrexterwrexter posted:
Pendant Light Help

Sorry, the splashback is Legni Vintage Grey

5 months5 monthswrexterwrexter posted:
Pendant Light Help

Hi all
Looking for help and suggestions in selecting a our pendant light to go a above the kitchen I island bench::

Floor tile is 600x600 Porcelain - Link…

11 months11 monthswrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Mini Update:

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Thanks Kabaw,

Yes there was a bit of hiatus with replys, had a few things on got lazy with posts ahah..

To answer your decking questions, don’t worry I had…

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Thanks cat, they are Oakville Crimson Spire, flowering plum. They grow tall and skinny with purple leaves. In early spring they cover in white flowers

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Turf has been installed! Ended up using Palmetto for good shade tolerance.
Hopefully i can keep it looking this green.
Not to sound arrogant but loving how its all coming together, it…

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Sorry for the long overdue update photos, have had slow progress with lots of rain on weekends and being away for work, almost complete now
- just have to wait a…

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Hi Mirz, sorry for the late reply. To answer your questions:
1. I went with 20mm, you can get higher pressure.
2. I went with a Hunter X-Core, if you can go…

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
Is it worth getting a 3D landscape design for a new house?

Have a look at my rear landscaping build thread, I did my own 2D and 3D plans, it helped me with alot having 3D to trully see the final look…

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Thanks guys, appreciate the feedback as always. Makes it all worthwhile.

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
Concrete advice on new build

If they are doing it best let them do it, its a small part of the overall process.
What kind of concrete, exposed aggregate or is it for footings?
I did my…

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
Concrete advice on new build

You don't need to wait, you just to make sure ground is prepared appropriately, ie compaction, gravel/crushes limestone etc. Your concrete installer should be able to advise or are you…

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Thanks rosemi
A little monday update:

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

thanks for the words of encouragement, makes it all worthwhile.
Cant wait to get some green in there.

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Hi all, long overdue update, decking boards are going on slowly, should be all finished by mid sept, ready for planting!

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Thanks Mirz, planning definately helps keep the costs down and my sanity in check!
I used porcelain tiles around the pizza oven, as its a outdoor application, a special epoxy…

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Thanks, always appreciate the feedback.
I cant beleive its been almost a year since i started, didnt expect it would take that long. But when you have only weekends to work…

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Thanks kabaw, i will try and get a bunch of photos this weekend to post, have planted my 8 ornamental plum trees (bare rooted) also.

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Sorry for lack of update, its been a slow month, rainy weekends, got sick and also doing a bit of planting. Our frangipani is in:

Also, all the decking sub floor…

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Yes i had remove a bit of sand to bring the levels down, i need to have ~50mm at least between sand and the bottom of my bearers.
Sand was removed…

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
Landscape design software.

it is, but with anything it takes a little time to learn your way around.
Its as easy as, it worth doing some tutorials online.
You can get it for 30…

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
Landscape design software.

I just use AutoCAD

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Just wanted to post a quick update, decking bearers in. Joists shouldn't take long to install before i can start laying Jarrah Boards. Cant wait.

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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Thanks Batesy, i cant wait either, the end is definitely near.

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Hi kabaw,
I purchased the Soil Conditioner from 'Good Life Soil Co', i bought the General Mix Concentrate (Delivered).
For Garden Beds, I applied 150mm on top of my sand…

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Yes, it was a late pickup before bricking was done, but on both sides (at the bottom) there is a drain for excess water (with netting to block leaves etc).
There…

2 years2 yearswrexterwrexter posted:
New Garage Door - Caoba

Hi vmoa, we were also worried how the Caoba colour would turn out, and it is indeed the better of the 2 colours that is offered.
The Caoba is a rich…

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2 years2 yearswrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER's BUILD (WA) - Instaling Skirting!

Thanks DC, appreciate it.
The mat in the kitchen was from IKEA, about $75!
We went with Marri (Hardwood).

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2 years2 yearswrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER's BUILD (WA) - Instaling Skirting!

Thanks Kabaw
I actually screwed AND liquid nailed, but if i were to do it again i would just liquid nail.
Too much hassle having to drill, patch, repaint after screw to…

2 years2 yearswrexterwrexter posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Hi Kabaw
The Jarrah comes in 3 grades
Premium (minimal features ) $50 p/sqm
Medium (mild features ) $45 p/sqm
Feature (high features) $27 p/sqm
At the reccomendation of the supplier (Absolute Timber) I went…

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