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3 months3 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Hi Turnerbuild,
My retaining wall is made of H block work and core fill. My wall is pretty high at around 2.7m so we had to core fill on two separate…

3 months3 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Here are some pics.

3 months3 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Quick & Big Update:
Apologise for the lack of posting with the progress of my build. Since my last update, we have:
Got out of the ground with footing poured
Bricked up retaining…

5 months5 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

hey Steve, Yes I'm off the ground.
Been pretty under the pump for the past few months.
I'll send a big update this evening.

6 months6 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Hi all,
Just wondering if any OB in the Sydney area know where I can get steel beams - PFC, UC etc?
I can't seem to find many online except for mascot…

8 months8 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Hi all,
Have a question hoping an experienced builder or OB can help with:
I have a high retaining wall - around 3m tall - my concreting guy has suggested to me…

8 months8 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Rain rain go away!!

9 months9 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Hi all, just wondering if anyone knows where I can get some pier liners in Sydney area?
Excavation has started and has taken longer than I expected. :(

10 months10 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

There's a storm water drain down the street and we want to use sandbags or something to stop the mud from getting in on a bad rainy day. Any recommendations?…

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10 months10 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Ready for some excavation!

10 months10 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Fence is up!

10 months10 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Just wondering if anyone knows if the soffit lining can be installed before the fascia and the guttering?
Carpenter has provided me a quote with the eaves framework and the…

10 months10 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Stacked sliding door

I've got a 7.5m opening to my deck area and we have decided to use a stacker sliding door for entrance.
The configuration is:
Fixed-slide-slide-slide-slide
I visited Trend Windows today and…

10 months10 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Thanks Stewie & gandn.
My demolition is in 9 days - I'm both excited and nervous about it.
I don't have anyone locked in yet for the excavation or concrete slab yet…

10 months10 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Could someone explain to me how contracts work for the contractors, mainly the insurance for work that is over $20,000?
Thanks

11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

There's actually a door at the lower ground level - from ground level there's another set of stairs to exit the house for laundry.

11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Anyone heard of reposit?

11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Thanks Steve. What would moisture do to the concrete slab?
I'm thinking about using Kordon for both the termite barrier and their moisture protection.

11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

SteveMc - Just installed that yesterday - don't know full well about the image features on it yet.
I've been trying to find more information…

11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Here is the footings and piers engineering plan.

11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

The current dwelling is a single storey building.
There's not much plant worth keeping in the garden as they are mostly privets I believe. We have a few trees at…

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11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Demolition - 01/07/2016 !!!!

11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Think the photos are up now!

11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

The deck on the plan will be temporary - Comply Development won't allow my deck to be bigger than a certain size due the the deck being 2m or 3m…

11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

House plans

11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

What's the best way to upload images? External links?

11 months11 monthsbigboytonybigboytony posted:
Gladesville - NSW

Stewie Suspended Slab on piers, brick veneer

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