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OB in SA - Kitchen and laundry cabinetry in!

Just out of interest, what does Hombre not like about using the epoxy. 🤔 As you say, things have probably changed since I did it, looking great though 😎

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OB in SA - Kitchen and laundry cabinetry in!

I use that for a tiled kitchen top about 15 years ago........it was like spreading honey and the more you worked it the worse it got. Like a lot…

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The epic home building race: first home build vs the baby!

"'underfloor heating' which sounds like a gimmick to me - as your feet might be warm but what about the rest!?"
It's the best heat of all, no cold spots just…

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Personalised Plans - Help - Lower Chittering Build

Could you point out north. I think the flow from the ent and garage to the kitchen could be a bit busy. Are you using a program to design it?

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OB in SA - Kitchen and laundry cabinetry in!

I also bought a laser level (not Aldi), it's been good for working out the floor height of the new build by using the floor height from the existing floor.…

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OB in SA - Kitchen and laundry cabinetry in!

and did Hombre like his new toy? I bought a cheapy at ALDI. Ps enjoying your build. Bruce

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First time owner builder

Hello Henry, the same to you and yours. I didn't know that you might be able to defer the payment and I will look into it... why pay before you…

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OB in South West NSW

Looking good 😎

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First time owner builder

Hi Henry, not yet, I don't think I need it till after the DA is approved. Still waiting to get the final bits and pieces. I'm getting it priced for…

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First time owner builder

Thanks Henry, I agree.

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First time owner builder

Hi Civarow, it being a long road. I think about not much else but "the build". Final changes are being done this week, engineering and hydraulics done. I have to…

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Costing a build

Thanks Beetaloo, I was surprised, being a Sunday, to get a reply today from one of the quantity surveyors. $990 (incl GST) for a detailed report. It will be interesting…

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Costing a build

We are close to submitting our DA to Northern Beaches Council Sydney (Warringah) and we are doing this as an owner builder.
We are required to have it costed by…

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OB in SA - Kitchen and laundry cabinetry in!

Just re-read the last reply. The bins have their own frame they sit in. Bins attached to the doors can add extra weight that they are not really designed to…

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OB in SA - Kitchen and laundry cabinetry in!

Thanks Twy for the info. One thing about the design of the draw, IKEA have them but they are only attached near the bottom of the front panel. I don't…

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OB in SA - Kitchen and laundry cabinetry in!

We bought a bin draw when Masters went belly up and we haven't even got our DA through yet...twas a good mark down though. The intention is to have it…

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Standing water in driveway for new home

I would have thought so but one thing for sure, you are going to end up with staining and algae in the low spots

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OB in South West NSW

I was wondering when you would next post, looking forward to it. All the builds around here seem to have ground to a halt with this horrible weather in Sydney.

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My new house at Fern Tree, Tasmania

As everyone has said, a wonderful thread with great descriptions and photos plus a beautiful home to boot! Inching closer to building our own owner build and I was wondering,…

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Landscape plans for council

I don't know if this is still current but I'm doing my own now. I looked at lots of DA's that have been submitted to council and used the landscape…

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Advice please, first build

I assume you are doing this as a owner build? First stop is counci duty planner to find out what you can do and what you need to do. I…

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Our new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLD

Definately worth sealing, it will help stop mould and staining especially with exposed aggregate. It should be redone every few years, you just wash it on with a cheap soft…

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Concrete Raft Slab Melbourne

Hi Beetaloo, how do you reckon you went with the costing?

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Cornice Upgrade

Another thought, ask for square set, if that doesn't cost that much more, and replace it with triple later. ?

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Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

With D lip, I think it gives more definition. ?

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Starting our building process,-Knock down rebuild- Research

We are also going to do a knock down/rebuild in Belrose. It's my own design and as an owner builder.... at least at this stage. I think number one is…

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Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Sydney is even worse! Humidity plus heat.... yuk!

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Hunter Valley Build -Post Handover Journey Begins :)

Thanks DH2P0. We are going to do an owner build in Belrose in Sydney. I trawl this site for info on as many things as I can and your exposed…

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