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 March 2021 - 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.



Progress with building the house footprint and slab Progress with building the house footprint and slab

More blocks and layers going down for the house foundation

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Insert suitable gag about laying drains for sinks and toilets here Insert suitable gag about laying drains for sinks and toilets here

Nope couldn't think of a gag - somewhat surprisingly - it's been a long day.

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Coming out of the ground one layer at a time Coming out of the ground one layer at a time

It's been a nice few days progress, since laying the first block, and we can now see some rooms forming.

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Cutting bricks down to size for the boundary wall Cutting bricks down to size for the boundary wall

A quick peek at what it takes cut some bricks down to size.

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