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    So...All these years after we started we did get...

    So...All these years after we started we did get our final inspection passed. Right before our building inspector retired... Have we finished? 😂 No way in hell! Are we still going hard at it? Not as...
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    A new concrete driveway was also on the go this...

    A new concrete driveway was also on the go this year. 275m2 of concrete made a big difference to the levels of dust and mud being traipsed into the house!
    This was our mock up of a Commodore SV6....
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    one of the recent projects we did was to lay...

    one of the recent projects we did was to lay spotted gum floating floor in the family room down stairs. After 7 years living with a brown painted slab this is a welcome change!...
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    Yep it is..... :-) So am I...... It got to the...

    Yep it is..... :-)
    So am I......
    It got to the stage I just couldn't keep posting and working. Life has a way of speeding up as the kids get older.
    I'll see if I can dig up some progress pics and...
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    My wife wishes there was some progress Wozzzzza!...

    My wife wishes there was some progress Wozzzzza! :U
    This year has been an interesting one.
    With two kids at the local primary school this year, I joined the PFA (parents and friends association) ...
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    Nice winch ;-)

    Nice winch ;-)
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    Ditto to Belair, The more ICF the merrier :U...

    Ditto to Belair,
    The more ICF the merrier :U
    Bracing is something I would also not do without......
    A bit of wind.... skewhiff walls.... not a good look....
    I'll be watching on with interest too...
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    I hope your all staying safe and well with all...

    I hope your all staying safe and well with all the fires Belair.....
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    Hehehe.... I know Bloss, I should know...

    Hehehe.... I know Bloss, I should know better..... He'll take up just as much time as the other too did.

    As for the wife.....I am the wife :U..... or house husband at least. Have been now for 8...
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    Hi president_ltd. I agree, we need to see a...

    Hi president_ltd.

    I agree, we need to see a lot more of Belair's progress!

    Progress here has all but stopped over the summer period. 3 kids on holidays (and my wife with generous leave) means...
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    I've had good success joining 19mm ply with a...

    I've had good success joining 19mm ply with a Lockmitre bit on a router table. You can use it to join corners(mitre)
    But you can also use it to join pieces on the flat.
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    So..... moving in for Christmas? :U Great...

    So..... moving in for Christmas? :U



    Great work Belair! It's looking spectacular!
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    Thanks! Two PDFs sent :2tsup:

    Thanks! Two PDFs sent :2tsup:
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    library upload

    I've got a pdf for the library. Who do I send it to?
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    Great effort Su! It's made a real change to that...

    Great effort Su! It's made a real change to that front area. Looks great!


    Now you just have to get Tanya on the shovel and cement mixer:U

    Any updates on the bathroom?
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    Amazing work Belair! I must admit.... if I was...

    Amazing work Belair!
    I must admit.... if I was going to do another ICF build from scratch, I would be going the suspended slab option for the upper storeys. Floor trusses are all good and well, but...
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    Thanks perplexed. I'm probably a lot like other...

    Thanks perplexed.
    I'm probably a lot like other people on these forums..... Been doing it for what seems like ages now, and feeling a bit tired and jaded.....
    If you have any questions, ask away....
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    It's been pretty quiet around here too Smergen......

    It's been pretty quiet around here too Smergen...
    I'm coming to terms with the ever increasing demands of being the parent that stays at home. As the children get older (number 2 starts school next...
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    I agree. They are not cuddly friendly to...

    I agree. They are not cuddly friendly to install......
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    Is the ensuite fan vented out of the roof or just...

    Is the ensuite fan vented out of the roof or just into the ceiling space? (duct it out through the roof). We have a bedroom next to a bathroom and it seems to suck moisture from the bathroom IF the...
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    That's it! I'm buying a bigger welder! :wink:

    That's it! I'm buying a bigger welder! :wink:
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    Spectacular!!! :2tsup:

    Spectacular!!! :2tsup:
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    We have the 6 star. Love it.

    We have the 6 star. Love it.
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    Here's an interesting article on windows... It...

    Here's an interesting article on windows... It gives a bit of background into why the problems occur and then goes into more details regarding USA window construction etc... But the basic principles...
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    We had outside temps of 4 deg c and inside in the...

    We had outside temps of 4 deg c and inside in the downstairs of the extension 16 deg c (upstairs with two people sleeping in the master 17.5 deg c)
    The old part of the house without the walls...
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    A lot wozzzzza, Kids, school, kinder,...

    A lot wozzzzza,
    Kids, school, kinder, playgroup, gym, dance, swimming lessons, and now school holidays.........

    Oh and trying to get the ducted heating in place. (sure picked a great time to rip...
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    I talked to Clipsal earlier on this year and they...

    I talked to Clipsal earlier on this year and they said they were in the process of developing a USB GPO product.
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    The new style of Sound Screen is very easy to...

    The new style of Sound Screen is very easy to work with. Not very dusty, easy to cut. I use a sharpened 6" plastering broad knife. Sharpen it with a sander with ~240 grit paper.
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    Great Work! I am so envious...... Oh to be able...

    Great Work!
    I am so envious...... Oh to be able to dig under the house with a Bobcat!.... :U
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    Having used double layer plasterboard with green...

    Having used double layer plasterboard with green glue between, and R10.1 in insulation batts and Insulbreak65 Aircell under our tin......

    You will still hear the rain.
    It will be a lot quieter...
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    2004 Mazda Bravo Dualcab Trayback

    It's up for sale. Yes after many loads of plasterboard, timber, mulch, sand, kids, and at a pinch, Nana.
    It's time to sell the ute.

    We have bought a new (second hand) 7 seater.
    I'll post some...
  32. I usually apply about 1-1.5 m2 and then float it....

    I usually apply about 1-1.5 m2 and then float it. That way it's not too dry, and not too sticky. Use quite a bit of pressure too, don't be too delicate with it.
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    I suppose you could attach them with dobs of glue...

    I suppose you could attach them with dobs of glue or a couple of masonry nails.
    Some of these questions would probably be better suited to the rendering forum as there are some quite knowledgeable...
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    You really do need to get out more SBD :U ...

    You really do need to get out more SBD :U



    I got the sander as part of a package deal when I bought the tablesaw. (It's amazing how much of a saving you can get on machines when you bundle.....)
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    No your not missing any thing. It's common to use...

    No your not missing any thing. It's common to use depth gauge battens. once the surface is levelled the battens are removed and the gaps filled in. This video gives an idea as to the way I described....
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    I picked up some metal insulated boots today from...

    I picked up some metal insulated boots today from AirPlus. They will suit my installation much better than the plastic ones I was going to use. The look a bit like a rectangular dropper with a round...
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    Thanks everyone. Today is officially the first...

    Thanks everyone.
    Today is officially the first day that my wife goes back to work after a very extended maternity leave.
    So my building wings are about to be somewhat clipped! At least now she is...
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    Amazing how the seemingly smallest of jobs can...

    Amazing how the seemingly smallest of jobs can provide some of the most head scratching of moments...
    The family went away for a break before my wife goes back to work. Leaving me at home to crack...
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    That is an interesting video. A couple of things...

    That is an interesting video.
    A couple of things spring to mind when watching this.
    That is the way I imagined bedding non-adhesive mesh would work.
    The area he is doing is tiny. To be able do...
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    My preference would be to use sealant and nails....

    My preference would be to use sealant and nails. Air leakage around the edge of the boot will allow cold air from under the house into the room. Seems a waste to go to all the trouble of having a...
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