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14 d14 dAKBAKB posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Stunning photos WG

14 d14 dAKBAKB posted:
Fixing timber battens to concrete

Yeah good question. We used it in our last house 20 years ago and never had an issue (although we've been out of there 15 years)

15 d15 dAKBAKB posted:
Who sells a push to open, soft close large bin drawer?

We ended up with the Blum servo Drive on our bins and dishwashers in order to avoid handles

15 d15 dAKBAKB posted:
Fixing timber battens to concrete

We liquid nail the Battons

Then liquid nail and nail down the floor boards (we use a nail gun we imported from American that drills down through the side of the…

15 d15 dAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Thanks Guys

More flooring

Final concrete pour :-)

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15 d15 dAKBAKB posted:
Black sinks

Undermount in the skullery wall

15 d15 dAKBAKB posted:
Black sinks

I love my black sink no problems with it

21 d21 dAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Mirror splash back fitted last week

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21 d21 dAKBAKB posted:
Electric v Gas cooktop?

Induction :-)

21 d21 dAKBAKB posted:
Double oven or two ovens

I went from a freestanding 900mm to 2 x combi steam and 1 x pyro wall mount. I've never looked back it so lovely not having to bend down…

1 month1 monthAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Flooring commencing in the final 4 bedrooms and hallway

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1 month1 monthAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Sorry for the late response lakeside paving Decking we have issues with Ants on paving :-)

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
OB in SA

Looks lovely Twyl. PS I know how you feel I was the one who bought out her furniture before we had lighting etc :-)

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2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Yep next is to concrete the infill between the bricks and also the pool floor. It's a sloping area :-)

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Thanks ABuild very happy with how it is progressing so far :-)

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Pool bricking complete

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Stone benchtop done on scullery wall bench

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Ceilings nearly complete :-)
Hallway
A minor bedroom
Old Masterbedroom

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2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Will do - one thing I can say the lights themselves are very bright :-)

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2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Concrete slab non conforming

Nope - here it's up to the Owner Builder.
Supervision of building work
As an owner-builder you have control over the building project and you are legally responsible for the entire…

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Concrete slab non conforming

Chalky I'm sorry I can't help you with your current slab but happy to recommend tradies and engineer that we used etc

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Concrete slab non conforming

Chalky,
We never needed to have specific building inspections.

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Concrete slab non conforming

Hi Chalky
We too are OBing in WA but we are near the end of our build. I'm going to suggest perhaps you put this in the Owner Builder Forum…

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Floorboards

We bought second hand floor boards (jarrah) then laid them out selves on a little 20mm joist system so we get some bounce and give and then got someone into…

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Thanks :-) I'm glad we bit the bullet and decided to rip off the old stuff

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

It definitely feels bigger with the plaster :-)

2 months2 monthsAKBAKB posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Thanks Guys had a massive day today.
DS stayed home to play laborer for our sparky. He got to play with the new laser level bought so he was happy…

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