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kasra nedlandsOB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WAOB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA
With the help of a friend, I put up the carport beams yesterday. The beams are 300x60 treated LVLs which I stained white. My work with the carport is finished. Just…
cat_duncRoss Squire kit - OB in Parkerville WA - Mood Boards!!!Ross Squire kit - OB in Parkerville WA - Mood Boards!!!
Please update when you get more pictures
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
GabrielleReneeTradie recommendations Perth HillsTradie recommendations Perth Hills
9 October 2016
Hey there, My partner is a quailed plumbing contractor, We recently started our own business called Banrock Pluming based out of Ellenbrook We should be able to help you…
browneLooking for supervisor for owner-builder projectLooking for supervisor for owner-builder project
4 May 2016
Hi All, We have decided to go down the OB route for our renovation and extension - 1905 house front remaining with modern extension on a western suburbs block. We have a…
StructuralBIMGuyBAL Bushfire Attack Level Ratings - anyone with experience?BAL Bushfire Attack Level Ratings - anyone with experience?
21 February 2016
My advice is to get an all inclusive service that includes, design, simulations, engineering and all certificates.. ie, AS & NCC Code compliance, Energy, Structurals and…
manofausHow do I get engineering sign off on a deck? (Perth)How do I get engineering sign off on a deck? (Perth)
12 December 2015
Download a copy of the BCA 2015. It is free. It will tell you what you need to design to. All you need to do is show the council how you came to select the materials you…
StructuralBIMGuyDo awning windows for BAL 19 have to be toughened?Do awning windows for BAL 19 have to be toughened?
1 July 2015
You also might want to check with the Insurance Council of Aust They have a big say along with engineers australia, in setting standards.
BeetalooSteel frame or wood frame roof truss costSteel frame or wood frame roof truss cost
25 April 2015
On my build, the supply cost of the roof trusses (timber) was insignificant in the overall build cost. i.e. $20/m2. I would choose the type of roof truss that best suits…
barkersontheblockAnyone purchased timber flooring direct from the mill?Anyone purchased timber flooring direct from the mill?
1 March 2015
Hey Trixee I purchased some jarrah tongue and groove from a mill down south which I found to be better than what all the flooring places in Perth where trying to sell me…
mossydotsShed with ancillary accomodation - Struct Engineering etcShed with ancillary accomodation - Struct Engineering etc
31 October 2014
Now that is a very practical suggestion Beetaloo, thank you.
WonkywalkerPerth Hills, Gidgegannup - Our Owner-build JourneyPerth Hills, Gidgegannup - Our Owner-build Journey
30 October 2014
Love your ensuite design and colours - the stepped bath is gorgeous!
barkersontheblockMarking out footings for a pole home on a sloping blockMarking out footings for a pole home on a sloping block
10 September 2014
Hey Paul, Best get someone in to clear and level out you lumpy bits my block was the same as it sloped in two directions and I started with one corner and worked from…
trixeeModernising an Old Girl - We won a Heritage Award!Modernising an Old Girl - We won a Heritage Award!
5 July 2014
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perthbudLoad baring internal bricks on footing or slab?Load baring internal bricks on footing or slab?
25 June 2014
yes m8, i can see the existing slab. I am drilling in some rebar into this today between new footing and existing slab. Will pour the footings today and have a think. cheers ..