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BeetalooOwner Build in Southern Flinders Ranges- Cert of OccupancyOwner Build in Southern Flinders Ranges- Cert of Occupancy
thanks for your comments. It has been very difficult building 160km from the nearest hardware store. And my build has been complicated by major bush fires (3 off) in the…
BeetalooOwner Builder in South Australia (South)Owner Builder in South Australia (South)
28 April 2016
When building "Boundary to Boundary" one will be faced with special challenges. Your personal negotiating skills will need to be very high as well as your knowledge of…
snowingQuestion for Owner Builders? Do you have engineer's report?Question for Owner Builders? Do you have engineer's report?
23 February 2016
Yes. It does. As fr as I know Schedule 19A is within 83AB (Statement of Compliance)
yvonnehTiny home on foundation, strawbale 55sqm. Floorplan.Tiny home on foundation, strawbale 55sqm. Floorplan.
24 February 2015
tim-boRegistered building supervisor for owner builder projectRegistered building supervisor for owner builder project
13 August 2014
Thank you, JB1. Now I got at least one figure. When did you build (and paid)?
building-expertNeed help with a Slab in Adelaide SANeed help with a Slab in Adelaide SA
12 December 2013
I was going to suggest that you take a drive in a new housing estate and find concreters on the job and talk to them or talk to other trades, they will know someone and…
ScottsRxOwner Build in Mt Compass, SA - Step 1: Design and PlansOwner Build in Mt Compass, SA - Step 1: Design and Plans
24 February 2013
dreaminghousesNeed to buy small land Urgently! budget $10,000 - 15,000Need to buy small land Urgently! budget $10,000 - 15,000
29 November 2012
FlatlinedHow to build stud walls within existing sloped ceiling?How to build stud walls within existing sloped ceiling?
15 November 2011
Wow. Thanks very much for the answers. In my diagram I tried to show a wall in the centre of the room (coming towards us in my picture in the…
chrisandkateHow to patch a downlight hole in the ceiling?How to patch a downlight hole in the ceiling?
9 August 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmm02R7F ... re=related but I would put the batten in the centre of the hole and screw the plaster patch to the batten, that way it won't…
blueblueblueFuller Max Bond Fast Grip equivalent in other brands?Fuller Max Bond Fast Grip equivalent in other brands?
17 June 2011
Thanks Steve. I ended up bying 40 tubes of Fuller Max Bond after all. It was the hebel manufacturer's recommendation so I thought I better be safe...
memphisPlasterboard cutting knifePlasterboard cutting knife
13 May 2011
Its called a jabsaw... http://www.google.com.au/search?q=jabsa ... =en&tab=wi
chippymezzanine flooring + tilt up/precast concretemezzanine flooring + tilt up/precast concrete
5 May 2011
Hi Benjamin, and welcome. Once you have it drawn up and engineering done then you will know exactly what fixings have been specified. Typically mechanical (dyna bolts) or…
barkerReverse 'something' veneer build Please give some input!Reverse 'something' veneer build Please give some input!
17 April 2011
Hey Aza. Post your plan on the custom designed floorplan thread. Lots of people look at that and can give you ideas.
blueblueblueWhat's the best silicone brand for fitting architraves?What's the best silicone brand for fitting architraves?
3 April 2011
I would love to know too
blueblueblueBalustrade reinforcing - before or after plasterboard?Balustrade reinforcing - before or after plasterboard?
26 March 2011
Our plasterer seems to think that mdf will be impossible to bend around the curve part of the floor joist and that it wouldn't be strong enough to have balustrading fixed to it
WoodchipHas anyone extended their Owner Builder insurance?Has anyone extended their Owner Builder insurance?
14 March 2011
Hi Hitchy, Ours was with Buildsafe, yes its no problems at all, & its for about the same price(it cost a bit more maybe a $100-150 more), but the extended period of…
ledgend80Where to buy mesh to put on rangehood duct?Where to buy mesh to put on rangehood duct?
28 February 2011
if you go to either the heating section or around the roof vent sections they had vent grills. i think everything was cheaper from the heating section. and then i guess if…