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3 years3 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Hill House - far south coast

Ha as it happens we are back to it today!! I have some HelpXers staying for the next few months and they will begin sanding the remaining roof beams…

3 years3 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

It's really coming along and looking great!!
Sad to hear your little angle grinder died, I have been through a range of grinders over the years, still have a few…

3 years3 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Hill House - far south coast

I have sent you a PM Jaben and Heidi.

3 years3 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Hill House - far south coast

Terry, yes this pavilion is feeling fairly straight forward, dare I say 'easy'. It is going together a lot quicker when I do have to chance to spend time…

3 years3 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Hill House - far south coast

Ever so slow.... but I have finished the sub floor structure, fitted the bathroom flooring and have started putting up the roof beams and wall frames. In between making a…

3 years3 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Studio (fancy shed) build

Place is looking fantastic, well done, lots of energy and effort have gone into it and it shows. Love the recycled pallet work, great textures and forms, very nice,…

3 years3 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Hill House - far south coast

Not much happening at the moment as the focus is on making a few dollars over the busy summer season and wet weather has really limited work on the…

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Marking out footings for a pole home on a sloping block

Giday Paul
I faced the same problem with my place :-) It is not that difficult, but you do need two people and you need…

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Hill House - far south coast

Slow and steady progress as always, we got held up waiting for the 6 large long (up to 7.5m) posts for this pavilion to be milled from telegraph posts but…

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Hill House - far south coast

Thanks yet again for the positive feedback, great to see some of the regulars hanging in here :-) Lorri, I'll see what I can dig…

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Hill House - far south coast

Ahh Terry, nice to see you progressing on your place too :-)
Steve

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Hill House - far south coast

My, my, my it has been a while but I am finally back to building again, having changed jobs, then started a new business, saved some dollars and found the…

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Studio (fancy shed) build

Nice sleepers, I have some the same @ 250 x 150 which i am ripping down for posts, they are blood heavy but should see you out :-)

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Studio (fancy shed) build

Good one, I love the roo fence, very nice indeed.

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
builder owner vs professional builder

Bugger, very sorry to hear that has occured :-( Hope it works out for you.

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
builder owner vs professional builder

Veseli, I note from a lot of your previous respones on other threads that you troll these boards offering your services as a builder after trying to talk down…

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
builder owner vs professional builder

Like many OB’s, I am not interested in doing "average projects", anyone can nail gun a prefab pine frame together on a slab and bang a roof on it, slap…

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
My new house at Fern Tree, Tasmania

Your place is looking great, a credit ot your persistance and ability :-)

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
builder owner vs professional builder

Owner Builder or Owner Project Manager? Most people get these two mixed up which creates confusion and creates many of the misconceptions about saving money.
Owner builders can save a…

4 years4 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Owner Builder Price per sq metre??

Tough question as there are so many variables, I think the base price is about $1000 to $2500 per meter. I have friends that have built beach shack style…

5 years5 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Hill House - far south coast

I would guesstimate around $140-160K to build this pavilion. Using recycled/salvaged timber for big projects will not save money generally, you get some cheap but will pay double…

5 years5 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Hill House - far south coast

Here is a great write up about our place in a fab little blog written by our neighour from down the road. It is a good sumary of the…

5 years5 yearsSteveSteve posted:
1st time ob what a ride

Good luck!!

5 years5 yearsSteveSteve posted:
Owner Design & Build a green sustainable home

I like denailing timber - Pinch bar, rubber mallet, a good pair of gloves and some good tunes on the ipod, away I go for days at a time.

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