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5 h5 hstanusstanus posted:
Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Congrats on the start Yean.
The Doulton family is growing!
Start your own thread when you can so we can follow your build.

5 d5 dstanusstanus posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Drew,
Since you recommend them
I will keep these concreters details handy as I have broken concrete footpaths which have occurred from the build, that I will need to fix after handover.…

11 d11 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

this week we had the bricking finalised. Mouldings should start next week and rendering the following.

Building the Metricon Doulton
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12 d12 dstanusstanus posted:
Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Did not know you had to upgrade the floor in the bathroom?
So they did not waterproof and just screed over particle board? I do not have particle board floors but…

12 d12 dstanusstanus posted:
Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

looking great Charlotte
cant wait till mine is at that stage!

17 d17 dstanusstanus posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

and don't forget the gas, but what I was mainly thinking about is the false wall.

19 d19 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

The build cost is 1.1M. That does not include carpeting and wardrobes.

23 d23 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

I am happy when I see progress in the build. I drive past every day (to work) and it is great to see something being done.
Today, Sunday they weather wrapped…

Building the Metricon Doulton
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23 d23 dstanusstanus posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

it seems you like modern gadgets. Cant blame you on that. Love the biometric door looks although the one I have now seems to have issues with older family members…

27 d27 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

thanks guys.
workmanship looks good. There were some small issues which the new home inspections picked and the site supervisor rectified.
Overall up until know I am happy with the progress. Today…

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29 d29 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

some new photos from the end of last week. Ground floor bricking nearly done.

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29 d29 dstanusstanus posted:
Building with Metricon

you mean like an epoxy floor?

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

JXYL
below were my costs.
I did not opt for the curved headlight.(did not ask as if I did, I probably would have rationalised it and opted in)
I did however double up…

Building the Metricon Doulton
1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
Bentleigh 48

If you want to have a read on upgrades at studio M. Have a read of my thread. Link below. You can spend a lot or as little as you…

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

this week the brickies started following the Christmas break
the red bricks will be rendered

feature bricks were started Thursday. Still a long way from finish.
and a panorama shot

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1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

The front doors are Hume Matisse.

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Does ceiling height adds value to the property?

Ceiling height is something to do before other things like kitchen bench tops and fancy taps
You cannot modify ceiling heights as you can do the former after the build. So…

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2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

starlight ceilings ahh... my dream HT room.
Will be getting the big picture people to do that for me too.

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Love your selections.
I especially love the ceilings downstairs at 3m and upstairs at 2.7m. Have they quoted you on prices?
Consider also hebel powerfloor as a flooring replacement to…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Great looking tiles!

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2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

We got our bricks delivered last week.
They were supposed to start the sarking of the house today, but have yet to start. Hopefully will be done tomorrow.
The feature brick is…

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2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

The estimated finish date is September.

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2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

The terracotta roof tiles were 6700 dollar upgrade from the original display home concrete roof tiles. It was worth it as concrete roof tiles do not have the same warranty…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Early in the week we had roof sarking placed onto the roof

and today we had all the terracotta roof tiles placed onto the roof. One more job finished just in…

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2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building with Metricon

I would not concern myself with the small cracks. Check then over the next few days to see if they expand.

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2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

same as your one charlotte.

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

the staircase is the jewel in the Doulton's crown.
Congrats charlotte.

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3 months3 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

love the staircase!
mine will be curving from right to left.
The treads hardwood from what I see. You are staining? Like the display?

3 months3 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Sunday I mowed the lawn and thought how about a beauty shot..

this week we had some of the windows installed

and also roof tiles delivered.

hoping tomorrow we get our stacker doors…

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3 months3 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Charlotte
It looks excellent.
Cannot wait for mine to look like that.
I am five weeks in and have just finished the frame stage. Did you put insulation in the walls?

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