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snappy
snappy
7 January 2007

OWNER BUILDER - why not?

OWNER BUILDER - why not?

Just found this site and we are about to start off a new build as an owner builder. Hubbie works for a construction company so we have been looking at the construction…

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snappy
Jan 07, 2007 7:36 pm
snappy
perryr
perryr
6 June 2007

Owner - Builders

Owner - Builders

Thanks to everyone for their input. I also did some research and came up with a few…

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perryr
Jun 06, 2007 9:04 pm
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
3 July 2007

Owner builder courses

Owner builder courses

Jezz - my mum did the regulated course in NSW - what a farce! When it came time to set the test - the teacher was hinting at the answers during the exam :lol:

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stonecutter1309
Jul 03, 2007 5:55 pm
stonecutter1309
Hennig
Hennig
10 January 2008

Owner Builder - any way to make it easier?

Owner Builder - any way to make it easier?

I think we're in the process of saving an accountant close to $60k assisting him to owner build. I don't want to comment too much becase this isn't an…

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Hennig
Jan 10, 2008 10:14 pm
_Al_
_Al_
8 February 2008

newbie, how to post pics?

newbie, how to post pics?

They work fine. Nice hole in the ground :)

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_Al_
Feb 08, 2008 7:32 am
zonk
zonk
15 February 2008

owner builders,rowville victoria

owner builders,rowville victoria

first one was way too much, 2nd one 6k lower, with a nicer tile

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zonk
Feb 15, 2008 8:43 pm
zonk
cyclone
cyclone
7 June 2008

electricians and plumbers

electricians and plumbers

require more(much more) info .......... how many WC, baths etc... ? how many power points, standard downlights or downlights ? Are you willing to help out ?? etc etc

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cyclone
Jun 07, 2008 4:00 pm
cyclone
zonk
zonk
19 June 2008

owner/builder woes

owner/builder woes
1, 2

anne ,I had to change from blue dusk :? we went through my nephew for the aluminium windows and we got such a good deal on them we really had no choice but to use…

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zonk
Jun 19, 2008 2:38 pm
zonk
PrincessB
PrincessB
28 July 2008

helpful for costing

helpful for costing

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

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

cost

cost

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
'chelle
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
'chelle
rerob1
rerob1
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
rerob1
pumpkinbum
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
C&D
18 September 2008

Ready Made Plans

Ready 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
piranha
3 October 2008

My ambitious owner builder project brookwater qld

My 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
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
noidea
24 October 2008

Project management/building supervisor

Project 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
Draconis
24 October 2008

Building Specification Checklist

Building 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
Draconis
Minx
Minx
25 October 2008

Project manager Melbourne Eastern Suburbs

Project 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
Smudge78
27 October 2008

TV program looking for owner builders and other projects

TV 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
chuth77
30 October 2008

Embarking on an owner builder project

Embarking 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
I_BUILD
2 November 2008

framing and roofing

framing 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
I_BUILD

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