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bubblynutter

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3 d3 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Building with Metricon

In Melbourne that would be done through Claytons, their cabinetry supplier. Custom fit outs like that get sent away to be quoted individually.

4 d4 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

The plan is to have a garden bed in between the two walls, with just a row of magnolia little gems the whole length (I think I worked out I…

4 d4 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

The retaining wall quotes were all way above 20k, which priced them firmly out of "do it for me" territory! We have installed for under 8k, including about $400 extra…

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4 d4 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

We're shooting for handover by the end of next month. Fixing stage will be complete tomorrow I believe, and fit offs are already halfway through with painters going in before…

4 d4 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

And just for you Tribe and charli ;)

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4 d4 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

And today's cabinetry efforts!!!
Ensuite
Powder
Laundry
Bathroom
And....... KITCHEN!!!!
I am so indescribably excited to see the kitchen finally in! The pantry is about 50% done, and all the BIR and WIR and WIL…

4 d4 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

This job was mammoth, and we didn't truly appreciate how hard it would be to build a 33m X .8m high retaining wall with kids underfoot. The weather was not…

5 d5 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Plumbers were on site this morning connecting downpipes to our water tanks (ahead of another downpour this evening)!
And.........
Cabinetry was delivered Saturday AM and being installed today!! Pics to follow!

5 d5 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Building with Metricon

It is drawn as a solid wall. We built it into the room rather than outside as yours is shown, as it's an internal wall backed onto our hallway. There…

8 d8 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Building with Metricon

We identified the location of a post handover fireplace, but it's wood not gas. Got a plaster wall built out in the sitting room, and an isolation switch added to…

9 d9 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Second coat underway. Looks much better with the grey cut in!!

Meeting the plumber on site in the morning to confirm driveway drainage, provided we aren't rained out. Up to 40mm…

10 d10 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Realised I didn't update on Miss 10 weeks - she's fine!! Bounced right back. Currently passed out in my arms, oblivious to the lack of sleep she gave me last…

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10 d10 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Hey Tribe!
Doesn't look much different - the painters didn't work Thursday -Tuesday, and only 1 guy there today. Nothing happened outside either.
Spoke with SM today though and he said…

17 d17 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

She's doing much better after some rehydration and R&R! I'm so done with hospitals for the next 10 years or so...
The walls are Dulux Bleaches, and trims and ceiling Lexicon…

17 d17 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

I haven't been back out there this week because our bubba got sick - again - and hospitalised - again. We got discharged last night and I headed out to…

21 d21 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

7?! Kill me. 4 is my limit, especially so close together. 5 would undo me.
We're on 8717m2, or 2.2 acres. We will extend but drop the next tier, and create…

21 d21 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Bricks complete. Internal fix complete except cabinetry (issues sorted, just waiting for install now).
Rainwater tanks positioned and we got our front retaining fixed up and footings dug ready for…

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29 d29 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

A site meeting has been called to discuss the cabinetry issues. Hopefully happening Monday.
The excavation has been delayed a week as the brickwork hasn't finished, which has also delayed…

30 d30 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Building the Metricon Fortitude 32

That would be great, thanks!

30 d30 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Building the Metricon Fortitude 32

Hey tech, looking great!
We have a similar issue re supports, but they want to put one on my stone benchtop in the butler's to support the overhead shelves, as well…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Stupid tapatalk lost my reply!!
No more kids Tribe. This shop is SHUT. Never to be reopened!!!
Same lights. Even got a local sparky to install at half the rate the Metricon…

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1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Some recent pics of the kids :)

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Welcome (back) aboard Tribe! Hopefully very regular updates from here on - feels like we hit a bit of a lull indoors, so I'm keen to see progress speed…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Waterproofing happening this morning. Doesn't take them long!!
They also found our 8 legged squatter in the ensuite and stomped on it as it was running towards me...

And our doors are…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Bricks progressing, though they've had a time of it in the wet.
And we had a delivery whilst I was there this afternoon! Timber, eaves lining and doors!! Looks like chippies…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Bricks progress and water tanks delivered.
Got a bit of rain yesterday and today... making access a bit difficult. Not sure if carpenters will still start fix tomorrow or not;…

2 months2 monthsbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Cabinetry and painting

Bricks progress. Will be around the front by the end of tomorrow, and will be up on the scaffolds starting the top half in a couple of days!

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