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11 d11 dBooYBooY posted:
Shipping Container Engineering

Does anyone know/recommend any engineers that deal with shipping containers in the Brissy/Jimboomba area.
We are trying to put 2 down on my block with a podroof for storage before…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Bitumen Driveway

Do they want asphalt or bitumen, if its the later then I don't see why the spray wouldn't be antiquate, how ever you may not like it (its just a…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Cost estimate for electrical work

There's a lot of variables on what you would get quoted but if you just want a very rough guess.
I would say you would be looking at somewhere in the…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Cost estimate for electrical work

You need to provide more detail, do you have a floor plan, any two way switching required/wanted, how many sockets in the bedrooms do you want, any larger appliances that…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Water Tank got installed today,
Should be getting water tomorrow or monday morning :)

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
OB in Logan, Qld. Question regarding Certification

I don't see anything wrong with it to be honest gebtel and don't see how it wouldn't be legal as at the end of the day they are certifying the…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
OB in Logan, Qld. Question regarding Certification

Logan dont do their own certification at all, its all private cert. I'm doing my full house + shed on my owner builder permit, certifier was more than happy…

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2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Yeh this one is an aussie designed on from nsw bloke, still haven't had a chance yet to give it a run esp being back at work now. …

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Trencher finally arrived today.
forgot to take tools out to cut down the PTO shaft for it though, so no testing yet
With it I can dig out the trenches for power…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Couldn't do that here Stewie, They apparently can get into trouble for taking alcohol or at least that's what a couple of them told us when they were out here

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Water Tank Pad almost complete, just need to put in a couple of straight edges and screed level. tank is ordered should be installed in june

We used Bradfords Thermofoil for…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Energy Rating exceptions and flexibility of rules

have you looked into just building a shed of the same size, u can have a shed lined but since its a class 10a building it doesn't require the energy…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Been a while since I've posted anything, unfortunately due to work commitments I haven't been able to get much if anything done.
The positive side is that those same work…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
How May lights ?

How many is completely dependent on the area usage and type of lights you want to you.
a standard bedroom for eg, could be 1x batten holder or 1x high output…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

:), not all the piles are burnt there's one left that they didn't do, however we did originally look into getting the piles chipped but at…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

So we had an unexpected call from the Rural Fireries last night to say they were available to burn off a couple of the piles of trees that we asked…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Cost of working drawings, etc in QLD

We've completed this stage in our owner building project. Our house is larger and is rammed earth but general pricing will most likely be similar.
As a basic breakdown

I…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

So had a mate come and help by digging out around the shed for a retaining wall.
However he came unstuck when it was time to drill the holes, got down…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Mainly Woodworking stuff, but i want to have a area dedicated to metal work (welding/machine work etc)
Below is a rough pic of what i'd like to eventually have setup

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

The shed will be my workshop, so doing it all once so it'll be all setup as a nice workshop instead of just a shed with some tools

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Last 3 sheets in the middle roof complete, back to work on monday so wont get much more done for a few weeks now.

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Got most of the roof lining up today, 3 sheets left on the middle 2 bays, bathroom still to go and that last 2 bays to start

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Got most of the insulation in the roof today, more lining tomorrow

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Neighbors said we copped a lot, area round the shed is very wet, need to get the retaining wall and drainage setup for it. The main house pad seems…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

This is correct, google security has blocked my site for suspicious code on the home page, I reviewed it last night and fixed what they flagged as an issue, reset…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

So more Linings pics, Partner has this week off as well so we were able to get into the walls a bit.
More roof tomorrow

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Will prob be longer than 4 unfortunately, above is 2.5 days work, but I dont have a long holiday period to get as much done as possible, and work has…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Had a couple of days off so got stuck into the lining side a little.

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

Got the 1st sheet of plaster up, although stopped after that as I almost broke it doing it solo hehe.
Pre cut most of the insulation needed for the roof, so…

2 years2 yearsBooYBooY posted:
Owner Building Rammed Earth home in Jimboomba

We are going with Quality Tanks although haven't got them in yet as we are still waiting for the firey's to burn the massive pile of trees right where the…

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