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waxinggibbous

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6 d6 dwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
OB in SA - The "Fun Stuff" Stage

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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7 d7 dwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
OB in SA - The "Fun Stuff" Stage

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 month1 monthwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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 month1 monthwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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 month1 monthwaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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…

2 months2 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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…

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3 months3 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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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3 months3 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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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3 months3 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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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5 months5 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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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5 months5 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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…

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5 months5 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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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5 months5 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Acerage 1st Build Southern Highlands *moved in*

Looking fantastic BB7 ::

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6 months6 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
OB in SA - The "Fun Stuff" Stage

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?

6 months6 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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!

6 months6 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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…

6 months6 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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…

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6 months6 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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…

7 months7 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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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7 months7 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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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7 months7 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous 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…

8 months8 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Owner Build in Southern Flinders Ranges- Cert of Occupancy

Scary stuff Beetaloo - your place looks as dry as mine. Glad the fire didn't get too close.

8 months8 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Floor looks superb - mine won't be half that nice!! I'm loving the clean lines and angles you have created with your spaces.Great work.

9 months9 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Are there any eagle eyed readers out there who have noticed that the doors in the above picture are installed the wrong way round?
The first slider is on the outside…

9 months9 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Hi BB7 - it's a budget build so they are budget decking boards! Big green shed. 90 x 22 @ $2.35 per metre.
The deck is 2.4m wide so I ordered…

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9 months9 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Put the other glass doors in today. They certainly let in a lot of light.

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9 months9 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Finished the trusses and went back to working inside.

I decided to move the bathroom wall 200mm into the guest bedroom as I felt it was a little too…

10 months10 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Acerage 1st Build Southern Highlands *moved in*

Great progress there BB7 - you're in and settled and it looks great. And you're still pretty green over your way. Did you get your splashback up yet?

10 months10 monthswaxinggibbouswaxinggibbous posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Not getting on the bl***y roof today!! :8

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