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3 months3 monthswrexterwrexter posted:
Pendant Light Help

Sorry, the splashback is Legni Vintage Grey

3 months3 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…

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10 months10 monthswrexterwrexter 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…

10 months10 monthswrexterwrexter 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

11 months11 monthswrexterwrexter 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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11 months11 monthswrexterwrexter 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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11 months11 monthswrexterwrexter 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…

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter 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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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter 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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1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter 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…

1 year1 yearwrexterwrexter 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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