A self build house project diary
by Oliver Cannell

A self build house in the making

Follow the process of how we are designing and building a new house ourselves - with help from all the right experts and trades.

Update June 2020 - We're still working on it!
Although the house is nearing completion (if that's ever possible!) and we're living in it, the blog is playing catch-up. More blog entries are being added all the time.



Wednesday 3rd December 2014
(published/edited Monday 2nd February 2015)

Internal structural woodwork Internal structural woodwork

Some of the internal woodwork has begun, in preparation for the flooring to be built up

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Wednesday 3rd December 2014
(published/edited Monday 16th February 2015)

Getting the roof watertight Getting the roof watertight

The final layer of the roof is on which means we're watertight at last.

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Monday 1st December 2014
(published/edited Saturday 17th January 2015)

Creating the driveway and garden path Creating the driveway and garden path

Today the digger left the site for the last time, having completed the main works on the driveway and path.

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