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PrincessB
28 July 2008
helpful for costinghelpful for costing

Thanks Jo, that was really helpful and interesting :D cheers

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PrincessB
Jul 28, 2008 11:56 am
rosieb
10 August 2008
costcost

Hi Sorry about being so ambiguous. I dont find the quoted costs on the site necessarily high. What I mean is, I dont intend to be an owner builder; the house Im…

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rosieb
Aug 10, 2008 9:09 am
'chelle
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26 August 2008
Recommended subcontractors in southern Tasmania?Recommended subcontractors in southern Tasmania?

Hi Johnson, Unfortunately, there don't appear too be many Tasmanians on the forum. Cabinfever and myself seem to be the only regular contributors (sorry if there are…

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'chelle
Aug 26, 2008 2:28 pm
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rerob1
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1 September 2008
fixing my paper work stuff ups a log.fixing my paper work stuff ups a log.

Hi Sirgoat, lucky its only a few access holes which can be fixed! And if it means you can sell the place, all the better! Hope it all goes well! Cheers Ruth

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rerob1
Sep 01, 2008 7:52 pm
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pumpkinbum
15 September 2008
is this owner-builder??is this owner-builder??

great - thanks for the clearing that up!

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pumpkinbum
Sep 15, 2008 4:30 pm
C&D
18 September 2008
Ready Made PlansReady Made Plans

Plantation (in Qld) don't sell their designs, we asked. We found a website that sell plans quite cheap I can't find it now, but it was an Australian site google house…

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C&D
Sep 18, 2008 3:57 pm
piranha
3 October 2008
My ambitious owner builder project brookwater qldMy ambitious owner builder project brookwater qld

thanks tony I might have a word with some of the tradies at the sites across the road. dropped edge beams?? what you mean?

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piranha
Oct 03, 2008 12:13 am
bingoshelley
11 October 2008
Am I the only one...Am I the only one...

The latest...I've now had to apply for a "driveway crossing permit", a tiny bit of concrete that goes from my garage door to the road, a huge…

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bingoshelley
Oct 11, 2008 12:15 am
noidea
24 October 2008
Project management/building supervisorProject management/building supervisor
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well, if he ask for 10% just tell him that you only want his services until the roof cover and that's it. U can finished off the rest yourself.

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noidea
Oct 24, 2008 10:41 am
Draconis
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24 October 2008
Building Specification ChecklistBuilding Specification Checklist

Hi Mike, My advice would be to research alot into the building side of things (I don't know if you have any industry experiance but it can make things a little…

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Draconis
Oct 24, 2008 10:19 pm
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Minx
25 October 2008
Project manager Melbourne Eastern SuburbsProject manager Melbourne Eastern Suburbs

There are lots of traps in this game and they all cost money so please ask as many questions as you can before getting too stressed about it…

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Minx
Oct 25, 2008 8:11 am
Smudge78
27 October 2008
TV program looking for owner builders and other projectsTV program looking for owner builders and other projects

Hi Natalia We may just be able to help! My partner and I are owner building our house in Perth Western Australia. So far we have our development approval and our…

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Smudge78
Oct 27, 2008 5:12 pm
chuth77
30 October 2008
Embarking on an owner builder projectEmbarking on an owner builder project

$50k better in your pocket than the builders!!!

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chuth77
Oct 30, 2008 5:55 pm
I_BUILD
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2 November 2008
framing and roofingframing and roofing

Hi all, Should I get a carpenter in and see if I can help him with the job to keep costs down? If I get prefabricated framing would this…

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I_BUILD
Nov 02, 2008 12:23 am
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T&V
5 November 2008
Cost of materials? + Anywhere else to get them from?Cost of materials? + Anywhere else to get them from?

Hi Orange, im on the other side of Oz, so can't help u with building supplies, other than to repeat my usual advice, if ur owner building, try to drive around areas where…

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T&V
Nov 05, 2008 12:01 am



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