Owner Builder Forum
AKBPerth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)
lol I know right!! Nope the cabinets won't happen till next weekend it's taking much longer than he thought to make the draws I want. Nothing to show on pool and yard yet…
twylamcOwner Build in Southern Flinders Ranges- Cert of OccupancyOwner Build in Southern Flinders Ranges- Cert of Occupancy
Great to know this. Scary stuff that's for sure.
Searching4 knowledgeMy new house at Fern Tree, TasmaniaMy new house at Fern Tree, Tasmania
As everyone has said, a wonderful thread with great descriptions and photos plus a beautiful home to boot! Inching closer to building our own owner build and I was…
mellianne5Ross Squire kit - OB in Parkerville WA - Mood Boards!!!Ross Squire kit - OB in Parkerville WA - Mood Boards!!!
Great to hear from your. You have made lots of progress. I so understand your comment about gyprocking. We did this ourselves in a previous and reno and hated it.…
Any other Owner Builders in Newcastle / Hunter areasAny other Owner Builders in Newcastle / Hunter areas
Hi Tim, quite a few of my clients are in that area. Did you use Allrisk for your owner-builder insurance?
dutchie1961Owner Builder within 5 years special circumstancesOwner Builder within 5 years special circumstances
Hi all, here is what I have on my mind; we have converted a triple garage into teenage retreat as owner builder on our both names. Unfortunately my husband got made…
gommeqldOwner building out of surburbia, need helpOwner building out of surburbia, need help
We currently use only tank water, have a septic, use a wood fired heater and use LPG for gas and HWS. LPG costs increase all the time as does electricity. Our next house…
davisshannonOB tradie recommendations MelbourneOB tradie recommendations Melbourne
I figured as I asked for recommendations a while back, I'd give some of my own. We're still trying to find a concreter (I've made another post about that), but we've had…
cat_duncOwner Building a PAAL Camden in the Lower Hunter ValleyOwner Building a PAAL Camden in the Lower Hunter Valley
Ooh thanks for bringing this thread back to the front Wigman27. How's the house and yard going Lynny-Jane?
NADTModified Camden supplied by PAAL homesModified Camden supplied by PAAL homes
Congratulations on moving into your beautiful home! What an amazing job you've done. We've looked through your posts quickly and great photos. Just one question ( and…
BuiltbyjaneBuilding Owner Builder in South Western AustraliaBuilding Owner Builder in South Western Australia
Hey just wondering how your project went/ is going? I'll be starting a owner build in Bridgetown this year, first time! Any local recommendations? Anyone to steer clear of? TIA
ChristoshizzOB in Hume area - VIC. Fast forwarded + photo heavyOB in Hume area - VIC. Fast forwarded + photo heavy
Very impressive mate it all looks great.
rocksteadyWhat is a good width for a dining verandah?What is a good width for a dining verandah?
27 December 2016
We went with 4m × 9m. My last house had 3.6W x 5L & with all seats taken at the table (set in the middle) it was a bit if a squeeze getting around. We enjoy being…
HobbyhouseConcreter to place concrete topping for polishingConcreter to place concrete topping for polishing
21 December 2016
I'm looking for a concreter in Sydney that is experienced in placing concrete topping for polishing, does anyone have any recommendations? We plan to polish it ourselves…
Owner Builder Marsden Park / SchofieldsOwner Builder Marsden Park / Schofields
You're after a site supervisor for your owner build? If don't intend on supervising your own site it'll probably be cheaper to go with a volume or private builder. On top…
Owner builder cost estimate for granny flat constructionOwner builder cost estimate for granny flat construction
If you're after a detailed cost plan feel free to PM.
Granny Flat Building Cost - Break DownGranny Flat Building Cost - Break Down
Hey mate. I have had a quick look at your floor plan. In my opinion it is a bit expensive if I'm brutally honest with initial analysis coming out to just under $1700/m2.…
SoftEngFibre Cement Compressed Sheet - in Wet AreasFibre Cement Compressed Sheet - in Wet Areas
12 December 2016
1500 mm by 900mm compressed fibro sheet can be 27 kg or 31 kg per cubic m. Its thickness is only 15mm where as hebel powerfloor is 75 mm almost as thick as a 76mm brick…
AllriskOB initial stagesOB initial stages
8 December 2016
Hi, for Victoria owner-builders, the VBA have added a quite detailed process here : http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/consumers/owner-builders You can also contact them on 1300…
snowingQuestion about customising a kit home.Question about customising a kit home.
27 November 2016
You are correct with the copyright issue. It really depends on which kit home company you are referring to. If you want you can pm me the name to see if I have dealt with…