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Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Hey Jimbo!
We just had our PCI today! looks like we're neck and neck, we should have handover 3rd week of December. Really cutting it close before xmas!
Heres what is in…

Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build
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Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

You were meant to share the news with them! :lol: Oh well now you know just how bad it looks on a white background! The house…

1 month1 monthHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Is anyone happy with the Taubmans 3 coat paint Rawson use? Ours is really chalky and marks very easily.. nothing like their display homes, which use Dulux.. We spoke to…

1 month1 monthHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Good to hear! It looks really bad on anything other than a dark background colour!

2 months2 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

The chifley metro facade has always been timber look aluminium, it is great stuff! Our neighbours who built recently with Rawson have Cedar, it just depends on the facade.

2 months2 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Yup its a Surfmist roof! We're loving how clean everything looks, just need to keep it that way! :P
We ducked in while the tilers were finishing…

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2 months2 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Our plans show the same, we were asked at colour selections for the colour of the “frame” but the frame is just the house..

Our house is Hebel but they still…

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
2 months2 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Thanks! It is really coming together now, our tiling and painting should be finished this week.

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2 months2 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

looking great!
Just quickly though! Get onto your SS to make sure they paint the cement board behind your aluminium wood look slats black! Tell your neighbour too! There was a…

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
2 months2 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson homes or Mcdonald Jones

On the other hand we've had an incredible experience with Rawson Homes... Swings and Roundabouts..

2 months2 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
What’s your approximate build cost?

Between $1 and about a kilo.

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2 months2 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Selecting a Builder - Rawson high upfront site costs

Thanks jokster ! We actually went 6 months into the building process with Mojo Homes, we were going to build the Soul 40.…

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2 months2 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Selecting a Builder - Rawson high upfront site costs

A colleague of mine is out >$40,000 in additional site costs with Kurmond in the Ryde area.. He just finished in late August. His build is also a KDR. All…

3 months3 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Things are progressing pretty well now, the exterior of the house really took much longer than we all anticipated. We understand why, it was so fiddly and one part really…

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3 months3 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Elba Kitchens

They supply and install ALL cabinetry for several builders in sydney, which would equate to 1000's of kitchens a year. They have 5 reviews over the past 7 years. I…

4 months4 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Minimum requirement for internal concrete

In our unit block there was plenty of exposed structural concrete in the garage with zero finishing over the top. Being a garage and not a living area I don't…

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5 months5 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Looking great! Can't wait to see the mini chifley facade!
Those windows and frames can take a beating! don't be too concerned about them. Plus once your first floor sticks go…

5 months5 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Quick week 23 update!
Other than some of the details at the front, 3 more skylights and the cladding at the back around the alfreso the exterior is done!
We had…

8 months8 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Love the mini chifley facade! :-D
How far away are you from starting onsite?

8 months8 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

WEEK 9
Its week 9, the weather is starting to cause a few delays for the trades but they've been smashing work out between the showers. The Hebel on the ground…

9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

WEEK 6 - Day 1
The ground floor frames are erected! This is going to be a good week!

9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

WEEK 5
The frame was delivered and the exterior plumbing was completed. Electricity was run to the slab.

9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

WEEK 4
The moment we've been waiting 2 and a half years for! The slab was poured and it looks great!

9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

WEEK 3
Piering and slab preperation. We also had our waffle pods and reo delivered.

9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Hey LuxBuild the only slab design drawings we received were in the construction plans. They were the survey plans for location on the site and the slab plumbing.
You don't get…

11 months11 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Thanks!
We received our authority to commence construction letter yesterday and were added to the construction list! Now we just wait for our SS to pick up the file and get…

11 months11 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Trees recommendation for newly built house in Sydney

We need 4 natives and we're planting 2 Blueberry Ash and 2 Old Man Banksia.
Hope that helps!

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11 months11 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

FINALLY Our land has registered after an 18 month delay. We submitted our DA and it was accepted after 3 attempts. Our DA was approved after we made a few…

11 months11 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

We haven't started building yet but we had something similar with some of the SHS (Square Hollow Steel posts) being replaced with HWP (Hard Wood Posts), originally they were all…

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