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The Owner Builder 201 June/July 2017 is on sale nationwide from 1 June 2017.

This issue includes articles about the effects of air leakage on a home’s energy efficiency, reasons to consider brick masonry, a cob and bush pole garden shelter, benefits of underfloor insulation, and much more! See the website for more details.

The extract article this issue is a revisit to a mud brick home first featured in TOB 100 Aug/Sep 2000. The full article can be viewed on our website:  ‘Happy mud brick home‘, as well as in the Sample Issue Extract.

 

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The Owner Builder 200 April/May 2017 is now on sale nationwide.

This issue is a very special one – it is our 200th issue and also our 36th birthday! Pretty impressive in this day of ‘print is dead’ talk…

TOB 200 includes a little wander down memory lane with an update on a mud brick home featured in 1982, 2001 and again in 2017, as well as homes with compressed earth bricks, straw bale and Formblock, plus a tropical Earthship project, and much more! See the website for more details.

The extract article this issue is from regular contributor Rob Hadden is Castlemaine Vic. The full article can be viewed on our website:  ‘A house of one’s own‘, as well as in the Sample Issue Extract.

You can also view video house tours of the inside and outside – enjoy!

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The Owner Builder 198 December 2016/January 2017 is now on sale nationwide.

This issue includes a rammed earth with insulated roof panel house in WA, an award winning hemp house on the NSW south coast, one woman’s determination to learn the skills to build her own house in Victoria, and much more… See the website for more details.

The extract article this issue is about a straw bale and mud brick home at Mudgee NSW. The full article can be viewed on our website:  ‘From conception to lock-up‘, as well as in the Sample Issue Extract.

 

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The Owner Builder 196 August/September 2016 is now on sale nationwide.

This issue includes building an earthship machinery shed in Vic, transforming a beach house in WA, moving a Queenslander home, owner builder regulations and much more… See the website for more details.

The extract article this issue about the building of a home on the mid north coast of NSW. The full article can be viewed on our website:  ‘Doing it once and well‘, as well as in the Sample Issue Extract.

There is also a video house tour on Youtube.

 

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The Owner Builder 194 April/May 2016 is now on sale nationwide.

This issue includes an earth-covered home in the Yarra Valley, Passive House principles, a tree house in Queensland, owner builder regulations and much more… See the website for more details.

The extract article this issue is about the viability of removal homes. The full article can be viewed on our website:  ‘Reuse, renew and recycle a house‘, as well as in the Sample Issue Extract. The images from the article are included below.

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The Owner Builder 193 February/March 2016 is now on sale nationwide.

This issue includes a council approved cordwood home in Tas, building a bottle wall in NT, a family home built of timber in SA, owner builder regulations and much more… See the website for more details.

The extract article this issue is about the cordwood home in Tasmania. The full article can be viewed on our website:  ‘The House That Worked Out‘, as well as in the sample issue extract. The images from the article are included below.

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The Owner Builder 192 December 2015/January 2016 is on sale nationwide from 28 November 2015.

This issue includes a Knox-inspired mud brick, straw bale tilt up panel system, domes built using rice husk bags, owner builder regulations and much more… See the website for more details.

The extract article this issue is about a straw bale build in Victoria. The full article can be viewed on our website:  ‘Nestled amongst red ironbarks‘, as well as in the sample issue extract. The images from the article are included below.

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