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Offline bigchas

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Current project
« on: December 03, 2016, 04:40 PM »
Currently I'm in the middle of making two maloof lowback chairs. I've been at them for a year but can't get time for building a house.
The plan is to do three, the first one, in the pictures is to sell. The second my parents will occupy and the third is for myself. They are all similar, have around 300sqm of floor plus about 35m of garage.
If I don't bankrupt myself I plan to build a workshop too.
The only festools used thus far are my hkc55 (which bounced from the ridge down the roof onto the scaffold then onto the ground) bhc and pdc.


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Offline awil66

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Re: Current project
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2016, 06:29 PM »
Nice. Resembles North American style framing.

Offline bigchas

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Re: Current project
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2016, 07:27 PM »
Updated picture. It's coming along ok, could do with another pair of hands to push it on. Slaters have started on the farside but the weather has been a little unkind this week and now it's the 2 week Christmas break.

Offline chris s

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Re: Current project
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2016, 08:20 AM »
Like the aerial picture,nice house. Are all three of the structures related.  Zoning here in this part of the U.S, would not let them bee that close.

Offline bigchas

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Re: Current project
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2016, 08:53 PM »
Yes they're similar. The other 2 plots are bigger and the houses are longer but the same floor area. Land is expensive here and even here away from any big city a decent building plot is £100,000 so we get to squeeze them in tight.

Offline bigchas

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Re: Current project
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2017, 06:47 PM »
I kind of hoped to do more pics but I'm too busy most of the time. But things are coming on.
Block work is complete and it's now getting rendered. Roof is completed. All glazing is in. Drywall is complete upstairs.