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9 d9 dwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Well the last 5 months have flown. Apart from working almost full time and losing time because of Xmas and New Year, I took off on another trip for just…

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6 months6 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
gyprock on the skirting not behind.

Thanks algernon - the shadowline skirting is exactly what I'm after! The shadow gap is a nice addition.
I was concerned about the butting up of gyprock and timber. This is…

6 months6 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
gyprock on the skirting not behind.

I'm sure I've seen this type of thing- can anyone give the pros and cons?
I don't like traditional skirting boards, I would like my gyprock walls flush to the floor.…

gyprock on the skirting not behind.
6 months6 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Apologies for lack of updates - year to date: annus horribilis meet Misery Loves Company.
(Though health is good - except for a raging toothache ATM on a halfway done root…

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9 months9 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
EcoStay building project

Congratulations! Looking forward to following your progress.

11 months11 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Roof is on! ::cheerleader::
Had a text from the roofer last night - originally I was going to be there to lay the insulation as they lay…

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1 year1 yearwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

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Bored brainless. My heart is now a V8 and I can't go back to work until mid Feb at the earliest.....grrr

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1 year1 yearwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Well the delays continue.
True to form - just as things start moving (the roofer was booked for tomorrow - I was going to be laying the insulation as they lay…

1 year1 yearwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
OB in SA - Decking

You could always buy a reusable frame and put the children's artwork in that and keep the fridge clear? I've seen very young children's artworks framed and they look great!

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1 year1 yearwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
OB in SA - Decking

That is one smart kitchen pendant. Me like very much! In fact I am having general kitchen-envy.
(Argghhh... fridge magnets already appearing ::hyst:: lol)

1 year1 yearwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Thanks Beetaloo - always good to hear how long it took OB's. I've now been three years since earthworks so I don't feel too bad.
Though I certainly don't envy…

1 year1 yearwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

"we just ticked over 5 years since we started Earthworks so I get similar looks" - that is very encouraging!
I'm going to miss following your build when you finish -…

1 year1 yearwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Hi
I don't take anything personally! Here's a few quick answers:
great 3D Drawings in sketchup..they would have taken you a long time to do..did you use Ruby automation?
No fancy add…

Tondelver House - Southern Highlands
1 year1 yearwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Sorry Beetaloo - I'm afraid nothing to report! I've been home 5 weeks tomorrow and only managed to have 5 days out at my land!.
So mostly been doing small…

Tondelver House - Southern Highlands
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1 year1 yearwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Anyone built with shipping containers?

Don't listen to the naysayers!! If it's something you want to do go for it. It's your dream not theirs.
I'm only halfway through but I know I've saved bucket loads…

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1 year1 yearwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

And look what I came across in Tajikistan - yurt was our accommodation and the container our dining room!

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1 year1 yearwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Hi - just arrived home. Sorry if anyone went to my travel blog - I forgot to take the little gadget that allowed me to download photos from my camera…

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2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Thanks BB7 - I just caught up with your latest post - wonderful pix of the house finished. It looks fantastic you must be thrilled.

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2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Well it's been a long time coming but I am off tomorrow for 6 weeks on another overseas trip. So unfortunately no progress to be made on the house. But…

Tondelver House - Southern Highlands
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2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Acerage 1st Build Southern Highlands *moved in*

Wow BB7 - the window trims and the pergola give the house so much character. It's looking fabulous.

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2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Acerage 1st Build Southern Highlands *moved in*

Looking fantastic BB7 ::

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2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
OB in SA - Decking

Nice looking doors Twy - there's a lot of them :shock:
Are they all internal? Or are they strong enough to be used as external as well?

2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Acerage 1st Build Southern Highlands *moved in*

Looking good BB7 - had the wood heater on yet? It's currently minus 6.6 here ATM (07.15) - winter's definitely arrived!

2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Love the round wood holder (and would probably go un-coated myself) - do you have special fixings in the wall as I imagine it will weigh a ton and a…

2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Acerage 1st Build Southern Highlands *moved in*

You'll love the deck when it's completed. I love mine and I don't even have a house yet :lol:
I didn't realise your floor height is so…

Acerage 1st Build Southern Highlands *moved in*
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2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Owner builder's course

I did mine about 4 years ago with Absolute Education. All done online and they guarantee a 100% pass rate.
Can't remember what I paid then but it is now $185…

2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Acerage 1st Build Southern Highlands *moved in*

Isn't it so satisfying to finally have a gravel drive!
Great comparison shot there BB7 - you have make excellent progress, so good to see how far you've come from…

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2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Owner Build in Southern Flinders Ranges- Cert of Occupancy

Amazing sunset. That's what you get when you live in the wide open spaces.

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2 years2 yearswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Things have slowed again. Once school started I began getting quite a lot of teaching (unusual for term 1) which put the brakes on the build somewhat. I need the…

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