Written by James McDonald

August 29, 2009

Just passed my Owner-builder exam online at http://www.ozob.com.au. Now I have to go to the office of fair trading and get an Owner-builders certificate.

I am so not good at digesting regulations and understanding what needs doing.

Funny how some things you do, other people may find difficult (e.g. IT) and then other things you attempt, make you feel like you’re climbing Everest (Complying with local gov. regulations). However I find the journey interesting.

Only hope I can get council approval and get building. It’s going to be great to have a proper Laundry and rear deck to hangout on…

Draw Your Plans with QCAD
If you think that Open Source Software is still waiting in the wings and has a few more years before it becomes useful. Check out the image of my floor plan I drew for my reno. QCAD, although not as featureful as AutoCAD or similar does the job well:


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