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7 d7 dJB1JB1 posted:
Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

It should be standard to install cement sheet underlay on top of timber/chipboard before tiling the floor
http://www.beaumont-tiles.com.au/Tile-D ... r-Surfaces
I'm not sure it's legal without underlay but it…

12 d12 dJB1JB1 posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Thanks for confirming the colour.
I'll check out a sample in person.
Perhaps I'll got 1 shade darker.

13 d13 dJB1JB1 posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Congrats on the house.
A couple of questions
- what colour is the weatherboard?
- what glass is used on the windows, some almost look like reflective?
- what timber was used for the…

18 d18 dJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

I purchased some spotted gum posts from him today and also saw some nice blackbutt decking.
I'm planning to use it for my modest deck.
They ability to go up to 1200mm…

18 d18 dJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Blackbutt Decking wouldn't be from a certain Mark from Kinglake would it?

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19 d19 dJB1JB1 posted:
Our First Dream Home G&P Builders

Great minds think alike?
Awesome, I was looking at samples and that's was my 1st choice!
Planning to use it for vanity and part of the kitchen.

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20 d20 dJB1JB1 posted:
Our First Dream Home G&P Builders

I'm a big fan of your timber vanities.
What material is it?

20 d20 dJB1JB1 posted:
sourcing aluminium sliding doors

If there are existing ceilings, why not measure it, rather than guess from a drawing?

20 d20 dJB1JB1 posted:
VIC- question about carpenter needed for putting up the wall

They will deflect any liability to you as you are the builder.
If they hurt themselves you may also be liable.
Buy PI liability insurance as part of your…

20 d20 dJB1JB1 posted:
VIC- question about carpenter needed for putting up the wall

Any competent carpenter that is is fine. You could DIY if you knew what you were doing.
As an OB you are responsible for the workmanship, however building surveyor…

20 d20 dJB1JB1 posted:
sourcing aluminium sliding doors

Why not make simply the ceiling higher?

28 d28 dJB1JB1 posted:
MDF vs timber stair

My opinion on them?
The good? They are cheap.
The bad? You already pointed them out.

29 d29 dJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

550 deep should suit the vast majority of undermount vanities.
I'm intalling undermount for additional benchspace and the fact I'm installing wall mounted basin mixers.

1 month1 monthJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

How wide and deep are you bench tops Chris? And basins?
I'm debating with undermount or semi recessed.
Undermount looks cleaner and provides more bench space but semi recessed provides more…

1 month1 monthJB1JB1 posted:
Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Did they install any cement sheet underlay under the tiles in the bathroom?

1 month1 monthJB1JB1 posted:
Land - controlled or uncontrolled fill

This can be an awesome home but will be terrible if you're going to cut 3m.
If you can afford a 600sqm project build, you can afford a smaller split level…

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Replacing flashings

Water tank for drinking?

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Use different architects for plan drawing/working drawing?

Architect is full of ****.
Of course you can amend it.
What needs to be changed for town planning?

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2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

If the building surveyor approves the timber in the wet area it should be fine but all indications suggest it isn't compliant anymore in Victoria (and possible Australia).
With most…

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

It doesn't look that wide in the photo.
Good idea to have it that thick so it doesn't cup

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Nice deck Chris. Dimensions of blackbutt?

2 months2 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Very nice design.
I'll be following it with interest.
Who is going to source the blackbutt veneer for you?
I'm planning to use timber veneer for kitchen/bathroom and timber for built in benches.
Will…

4 months4 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Fencing - Neighbour doesn’t want to pay for fencing.

So you erected the fence and now the neighbour refuses to pay?

4 months4 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi Michelle,
What can crack? The floating floor?
What about stone waterfall over engineered timber boards that have been glued down?

5 months5 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Aluminium window slider frame track

You're not helping yourself

5 months5 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Aluminium window slider frame track

Which window company?

5 months5 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Unlicenced plumbers.

It's in the owner building section so no builder.
Ask the plumber to provide a solution.
Let's hope you haven't paid much of the bill.
I'd also be calling the plumbing commission…

5 months5 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

No problems Chris.
Seems like all staircase builders are super busy.

5 months5 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Doesn't seem to be holding anything up.
I wonder what it was suppose to do in the first place.
Do you mind giving me the name of your staircase guy please.
The guy…

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5 months5 monthsJB1JB1 posted:
Fridge cavity - what’s a good amount of space each side?

200mm? Rediculous.

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