Welcome to the OBN Community

Design & Build

Whether you're building, renovating or doing a full refurb, you've got helpful friends here. You'll also find others who can benefit from your experience. So come on in! Ask or answer a question or just search our 'how to' wiki!

DIY Projects

If you enjoy tinkering, come on in! Maybe you've got an idea that will help others. Or perhaps you've hit a wall and need a little help to push it over. Thinking of buying a new tool and keen to get an opinion or two? It's all here waiting for you.

Feeling Crafty

Regardless of your skill level, you'll find friends in this group! Show off your creations. Help others with the tips and shortcuts you've learned. Ask for help when your stuck or looking for inspiration. All this and more is just a click away!

Kid sized projects!

In this age of specialization, too few of us take the time to help our kids make and build. Whether you've got a project to share, are looking for inspiration or you'd just like to chat with like-minded parents, this is your group.

The Garden!

It's been said that there's the garden and then there's everything else! If you love your garden, garden design and landscaping, you've got friends here. Flowers, vegetables, herbs, succulents, shrubs and trees! Find help and give it. It's all here waiting for you in this group.

DIY swimming pools


If you have a pool or just looking for some fun summer projects to do, then check out these DIY pool projects! Make a splash with a swimming pool! Create a swimming pool paradise with these tips and do it yourself pool projects that can make your pool the hottest spot on the block.

Inspiring Garden Sheds


Still struggling to build the shed of you dreams? Use these free shed plans to DIY your new storage shed complete with tool lists, general instructions, color photos, diagrams, and plenty of project photos and tips. Find shed plans that you can use to build a storage shed to fit any size yard or home.