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 December 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.



Choosing tiles for the bathroom floors and walls Choosing tiles for the bathroom floors and walls

With the en-suite bathroom walls now all complete, it's time to get them tiled before the plumber fits the units

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Heated towel rads Heated towel rads

Getting our hands on some shiny finishing touches for the home

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En-suite bathroom walls and shower purchases En-suite bathroom walls and shower purchases

Concrete rendering is completed in the en-suite and we have some plumbing components ticked off the shopping list

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Plastering progress Plastering progress

Lots of plastering progress in a very short space of time - the interior walls are being finished very quickly.

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Storing information and goodies for the future in a hidden time capsule Storing information and goodies for the future in a hidden time capsule

Before all the internal walls have been built, we thought it would be good to hide a time capsule.

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