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An Award Winning Country Home

Simon and Nicola Wells overcame a series of obstacles to self build an award-winning home that makes the most of its breathtaking setting

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Using Timber for Your Project

Get to grips with the various ways you can build with this versatile material in our complete timber guide, covering everything from structural systems to staircases, doors, flooring and cladding.

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Maximise Your Chances of Securing a Self Build Mortgage

Get the right finance in place to support your self build goals with Tim Doherty's in-depth guide

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How to Add Character to Your Dream Home

Find inspiration in our selection of projects from Build It readers who have injected personality into their bespoke dwellings

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