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3 h3 hstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

last photo...priceless!

4 d4 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

1. I know we need to abolish Gas and electricity service. How about water and telephone/NBN?
Do not abolish water is it is needed during demolition and construction.
I only had telephone/foxtel…

5 d5 dstanusstanus posted:
KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

Macher,
Congratulations.
and enjoy the build start.
When it starts the excitement is on overload.
Every day something new happens.
Remember to take plenty of pics and post here.

6 d6 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

not the same one as the display.
Couple of pages back I had a pic of a chandelier I really liked.
Will make up my mind after handover.

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6 d6 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

thanks D777 /
I have said it before - the curved staircase of the Doulton is the showpiece of the houses design.

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6 d6 dstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Renman
lovely pics.
love the mud room cupboards.
Who did your curtains and Wir cupboards?
I will need to get someone to do mine also and your one look nice.

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7 d7 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

jsmi,
the cornices are 90mm USG Boral -New York
the skirtings are Hume 135 x 18mm Hume Replica.
the ceiling drops are in the hall way, Kitchen, Dining and Living and upstairs in…

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8 d8 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Although the sentence sounds cryptic, I only wanted to refer to the use of hebel in two areas of the build.
Firstly the hebel floor on the first level as can…

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10 d10 dstanusstanus posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

the tradies occasionally forget the doors unlocked (after lock up). It is then sneak in time to have a look!

10 d10 dstanusstanus posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Amazing how quick framing is done!

11 d11 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Renman
the site supervisor had a guy cleaning Friday so when pics were taken it was reasonably clean.
Still if I had electricity there, I would have taken my old pulman vacuum…

11 d11 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

the wet areas like the showers and bathrooms will be also waterproofed with a paintable membrane at a later time.
Although great to use waterproof cement board the water resistant board…

12 d12 dstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

been sometime since I have updated the thread.
-we have nearly finished rendering (still need to do ground floor)
-the portico has been built out of hebel (but yet to be rendered)
-and…

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12 d12 dstanusstanus posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

looking good Drew01
with a bad back, but still powering through

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24 d24 dstanusstanus posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Congrats on site start! Hope the hold ups do not delay you by much.

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Thanks D777,
the aim was to replicate the display facade and because of the extra height the parapet is about six courses of bricks higher than the display.

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1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

looking great

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

today we had the partial removal of the scaffolding(the rest should come down tomm.)
We should have trusses on the rumpus room on next week and soon thereafter we start inside.

Building the Metricon Doulton
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2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Hello Vuster
can you confirm the alum. seal you are talking about is the one pictured in the pic below?

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
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2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

I think I got my final contract a week before contract signing. You should be able to get yours at least two three days before at minimum. Post contract variations…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

*** a new update
this week we had mouldings started(not all the mouldings were done, as ground level windows are still missing them)
Also render has started upstairs. We should be close…

Building the Metricon Doulton
2 months2 monthsstanusstanus 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.

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus 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.…

3 months3 monthsstanusstanus 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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3 months3 monthsstanusstanus 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…

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

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

3 months3 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

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

3 months3 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

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

3 months3 monthsstanusstanus 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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