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The Owner Builder magazine was established in 1982 and has been serving the interests of the owner builder ever since.

Whether you are still thinking about buying a plot of land, planning and designing your home or already in the building phase, there will be something of interest.

Subject matter is diverse, including getting started, planning, designing, building, renovating, maintenance, energy efficiency, sustainable building, hands-on guides – to name but a few.

Materials covered include mud brick, rammed earth, straw bale, timber, corrugated tin – and many more!

The Owner Builder magazine
The Owner Builder magazine

 

5 comments

  1. The Earth Garden Building Book: Design and build your own house has gone out of print, after 32 years, and four editions. It has been reviewed as “the Australian owner-builder’s bible,” and there are hundreds of thousands of copies around.

    I get a trickle of email enquiring about buying one, but my box is empty.

    So, as a service, I am setting up a trading post.

    If you have a copy to sell, or want to buy one, please visit https://bobrich18.wordpress.com and click on the link at the top: “Building book trading.” I want to put sellers and buyers into contact with each other.

    Best wishes to all,
    Bob Rich

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