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4 d4 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

looking great - make sure that you inspect the brickwork before the brickies leave - the Moonshadow is a film face brick - i.e. it is a painted finish.
If they've…

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12 d12 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

First of two 15 tonne loads of soil

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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13 d13 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Back yard landscaping started today... Nearly 30 cubic metres of cr@p that Metricon left behind is now gone.
Tomorrow our lawn soil comes in, all 30 cubic metres of it!!

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14 d14 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

I'm hearing you!

14 d14 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

LoL, i see what you did there!
This is a temporary solution. We're going to build another garage in the back yard to house the toys, workbenches, etc, so the…

14 d14 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

I cracked the **** over the entire paint job, our P38 joint on the stairs, cracked tiles, scratched windows, a kitchen bench top that won't remain joined - now up…

14 d14 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Before I went to NZ, finished putting together our bookcases in the rumpus room
Need to get another unit from IKEA as we have more books than we remembered...

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
14 d14 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

A big day in the garage today after a work week in NZ.
I've had all my power tools, cupboards and drawers in my mates factory for the past 5 years.
I…

19 d19 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Don't worry about the upstairs flooring, that material is waterproof as hell...
Ours got rained on for about 10 days, and swell up anywhere

21 d21 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Glendale 34 Limited Edition with Metricon in Wallan

We also didn't pay for our island bench top to be 3m long, as it's the size of a sheet of Caesarstone, so in theory we saved them money but…

21 d21 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Are you getting timber or concrete retaining walls? I did ours in concrete, heaps longer lasting then timber and cheaper

1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

I went in with a nail gun on the weekend and put heaps in

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1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

The beer economy works incredibly well...
Make sure you take photos of where you're noggins are with a measure next to them... Our towel rail noggins aren't where we measured them…

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1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

And after a long evening of moving pebbles, it looks like this.
The plants need a good water and a feed
Got 4-5 barrows of stones left to move tomorrow

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1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

No, just the roller sheers - they only reflect on photos for some reason

1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

;)
blackcat20 - our twins made it into their 00000 size clothing at nearly 3 months! One of the…

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1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Sneak peak from the trenches...

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Ours was unlocked for the entire build...
Plus, if you have awning windows, open one about 2 inches and loosen the screws so you can lift the winder arm off the…

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1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

My poor man's spray booth, getting the other side ready to box up...
Thank goodness it's been still the past couple of days so I've had no spray drift when painting!!

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

We're getting someone to do the back yard, as we're primarily wanting to level it and plant grass seed for now...
Got about another solid day and the front will be…

1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Garden update...
Beside our driveway we've planted some giant Agave that we kept from our previous home and re-planted our clyvias that we dug out before the old house was knocked…

1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

I wouldn't recommend the curtain place we used. They are currently remaking all our Roman blinds, and have been doing so for about 3 months.
A1 Blinds did our…

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1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

We can watch the TV with the kids at full noise, so yup!

1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

The plantation shutters are between the be family and rumpus rooms. More for blocking sound than light

1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Flat pack heaven or hell???

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Has to be done... Back surgery will happen mid May at this stage

1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Today I spent 8 hours digging about half a cubic metre of rubble out of where we are putting a garden bed, making and painting up a frame for it,…

1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Depends I think... We did a build outside the metro area a few years back with a different builder, and we have a soaker system that is essentially a wicking…

1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

The slab will be fine, the hardening agents work incredibly fast

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1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Laser survey gear...
I have friends who have more high tech toys than I know what they are for

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