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4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Thanks :)
We are getting close to completion, with only bathroom tiling & cabinetry as the big ticket items on the inside requiring work. Then its all…

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Lots been done, just not posted any updates yet :), will collate some tonight and pop up a few photos

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Perth Hills, Gidgegannup - Our Owner-build Journey

Oh! Yes!, and the bricks look fantastic! (and soo quick), going to be an awesome place

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Perth Hills, Gidgegannup - Our Owner-build Journey

Hi Kate, we are on 5 acres also (I have a OB thread somewhere that needs updating). We got in under the older rules, apparently its a bit harder to…

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Square set cornice process

Do roof first, it will allow the tightest join (ever tried to lift a precision cut sheet of gyprock into a room ceiling, it will be a nightmare to get…

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Perth Hills, Gidgegannup - Our Owner-build Journey

That's a awesome sand pad! I remember when ours went down....sooo much sand!
Who is doing your earthworks?

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
concrete cost for a small outdoor area?

Basic math has your m2 at 36.18m2 (length x width = m2)
I agree with EmyN, its worth putting a quote request on service seeking or similar and see what tradies…

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Coloured sealer gone wrong

Hi Troy
Was the sealer water based? do you know the brand? Also have you tried a high pressure scrub/wash machine, the kind that the pro's use?

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Thanks everyone,
I am very happy with how it has come together, having looked at drawings on paper for so long, to see it (albeit slowly) happen really puts a smile…

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Front door was installed today, another step towards full lockup, just one (very big!) window left to go

This is a locally sourced custom 2400x2400 twin pivot door, we are…

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Thanks! I am over the moon with them!, especially this latest one, just love the tint!. They did offer the fly screens as an option but I opted out for…

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Perth Hills, Gidgegannup - Our Owner-build Journey

Good luck with swan! I don't think they will give you too much grief.
Cant wait to see some build going on :)

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Thanks, been watching your build, your progress will go flying past ours now as we are slowing down.. :)

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

More bifolds installed (set #3 on this build), and another step to sealing it all up, these ones are a 6mt wide double glazed bifold, with tinted glass, this one…

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Plumbing and electrical rough in are underway this week, so hopefully we will be ready for Grey plaster in the next couple of weeks, once the front door & frame…

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Some sun today, so took some pics.
We installed most of the remaining glazing and bifolds last weekend, just a few remaining and we will be locked up.

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Sneeky quick snap, colorbond is done!
Sorry its dark got home late, will get some bright pics tomorrow morning!

I also started digging the hole for the swimming pool to go in…

4 years4 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
timber for roof trusses

When we submitted our plans for approval, Our council sold us a set of "BCA standards for timber frame construction" booklets that we could submit back to them for approval,…

5 years5 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Hi there
No issues with it at all, was all very simple. They handled everything for us.
We did door to door shipping, so we didn't need to mess around with anything…

5 years5 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Good progress! who is doing your iron?

5 years5 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Thanks guys!
Another busy day today, this was day 3 on the job

5 years5 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

We started roof framing today. Here is a sneak peek of what we got done.

5 years5 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

:D
Ideally we would love to be in within 6 months, however we do have the luxury of dragging our feet with the Granny flat being…

5 years5 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Sure have! 13th of March 2034....

5 years5 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Owner Building Perth Hills - Roof time!

Update time!
Trusses and portals have been delivered, we begin installation on Friday.
This is some serious steel. Frametec did a great job

5 years5 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Perth Hills, Gidgegannup - Our Owner-build Journey

Yeah we are in a bit of a promenant spot, and as its going up slow most locals know the house quite well. Everyone used to refer to "the little…

5 years5 yearsmemphismemphis posted:
Perth Hills, Gidgegannup - Our Owner-build Journey

Ahh, we will be OB neighbours! We are also owner building in Gidgegannup
What shire do you fall under? we fall under Swan..

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