coolthaihouse.com

Building in Thailand
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pic of tropical paradiseThis site provides information on building a house in Pattaya, Thailand and Thailand in general. How to go about getting a nice luxury house built for under $25,000 (1,000,000 Baht)? If you think a sales pitch is brewing…. don’t worry, nothing for sale, no advertising. The only thing requested is feedback after you review the site.

Think of it: living in style in a tropical paradise! Thailand is a wonderful place, until you try to get something done!

OK, maybe it is still a wonderful place, but things can get frustrating at times. Anyway, from the stories with my friends to my own personal experience the saying that fits is ‘If I only knew then what I know now!’. Continue reading…

This page is becoming the new CTH home page. The old one hadn’t been updated since the site started back in 2004 (or 2447 depending on your perspective). Hopefully this rendition will be easier to follow and slightly less cluttered. The page may not work correctly until it is fully set up. For now the url to the page is www.coolthaihouse.com/blog, eventually it will be moved to www.coolthaihouse.com (replacing the old home page). All of the old stuff connected to the old home page has been saved and will still be accessible.

There are new sections on the homepage to see the latest gallery updates and also some random images from the gallery. There is a section showing latest forum posts (as before). There is a section showing featured categories of information. These featured categories will show new information on dozer projects, etc., but you can also access the information from the blog page. Continue reading…

Recent Forum Topics

Vehicles you've owned! Plus ot...(1186) in Friendly Banter by Roger Ramjet on 12-Feb-16 12:05PM
solar powered waterpump(13) in water and plumbing by schuimpge on 12-Feb-16 10:48AM
Grease Traps(13) in water and plumbing by olavhome on 12-Feb-16 9:48AM
Keeping a tab on things(3) in general by schuimpge on 12-Feb-16 6:03AM
Hello from Korat the home of t...(5) in Introduce Yourself by Korat_bobby on 11-Feb-16 10:44PM
Re: 5 Newbie Questions(1) in general by Sometimewoodworker on 11-Feb-16 9:27PM
MOUNDING DIRT AROUND TREES-GOO...(13) in garden and landscaping by anymore5678 on 11-Feb-16 2:55PM
House Extension to "Baan ...(523) in Your Building Story by eyecatcher on 10-Feb-16 9:10PM
Sweet Mango Village Land,wall ...(166) in Your Building Story by olavhome on 10-Feb-16 6:15PM
Render before installing windo...(11) in cement, concrete and mortar by splitlid on 10-Feb-16 8:47AM
gun for toilet(17) in water and plumbing by Ians on 9-Feb-16 9:10PM
Liner shower drain(11) in water and plumbing by Sometimewoodworker on 9-Feb-16 9:01PM
Domestic sized water filter(0) in water and plumbing by PNGeo on 9-Feb-16 5:44PM
PP-R pipe for hot water with p...(71) in water and plumbing by PNGeo on 9-Feb-16 5:22PM
A nice Pattaya Architect story(13) in Eastern Region (including Pattaya) by schuimpge on 8-Feb-16 8:14PM
New Build - Doi Saket Chiang M...(4) in Your Building Story by smiley486 on 8-Feb-16 12:46PM
Chiang Mai Immigration 90-day ...(31) in Northern Region by MGV12 on 7-Feb-16 9:27PM
Building in Khon Kaen(15) in Your Building Story by SilicaStorm on 6-Feb-16 4:38PM
Workshop and house, Non Sa-At ...(138) in Your Building Story by Sometimewoodworker on 6-Feb-16 8:25AM
3 Pin sockets and earthing.(8) in electric by BKKBILL on 5-Feb-16 8:16PM

Latest Gallery Images

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by korat_bobby on 2016-02-11

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by mymeubel on 2016-01-22 Wine Rack Cabin... Specifications Wine Rack With Drawer Pr...

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by mymeubel on 2016-01-22 Louis Small Din... Specifications Louis Small Dinning Table...

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by mymeubel on 2016-01-22 Louis Small Din... Specifications Louis Small Dinning Table...

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by mymeubel on 2016-01-22 Louis Small Din... Specifications Louis Small Dinning Table...

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by itchy on 2015-12-06

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by itchy on 2015-12-06

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by itchy on 2015-12-06

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by itchy on 2015-12-06

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by bindog on 2015-09-16

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by petermik on 2015-04-06 as it is today

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by petermik on 2015-04-06 posts and beams in place

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by petermik on 2015-04-06 slab just been laid

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by petermik on 2015-04-06 Footings being concreted

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by shastadad on 2015-01-10

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by shastadad on 2015-01-10 render finished...

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by shastadad on 2015-01-10 corner bricked ...

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by shastadad on 2015-01-10

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by mr.venetian on 2014-11-27 Venetian plaste... Produced from natural hydrated lime. Ha...

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by mr.venetian on 2014-11-27 Venetian plaste... Produced from natural hydrated lime. Ha...

Random Gallery Images

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by changnoi on 2009-10-24 Looking across ... Right hand most square closest to the ne...

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by somdet on 2007-10-04 pouring cement

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by jazzman on 2007-02-14 brick formwork ... Instead of using expensive wooden shutte...

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by otis-a on 2010-08-10 roof nearing co... roofing aug10

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by pklongball on 2009-01-16 13 Jan 2009 Here we have an overall view of the &quo...

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by dozer on 2011-09-28 Close up of the...

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by chiyman on 2011-01-18 A tool

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by dozer on 2011-09-28 Bird This bird had got tangled in some fishin...

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by dozer on 2011-09-27 Ground Beam Reb... The rebar framework to support the groun...

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by chiyman on 2011-01-18 another one

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by dozer on 2011-09-27 Exterior Walkwa... This shows rebar strips being pressed in...

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by changnoi on 2010-01-26 Driveway from a... The main body of driveway will eventuall...

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by tcth1 on 2014-02-14

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by thaifly on 2008-01-19

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by thaifly on 2008-06-07

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by shastadad on 2011-04-12

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by fgrossiii on 2012-07-26 Dec 18 2010 6 Another view of the front poles.

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by paulm on 2007-10-06 Marking out lan... When we bought the land the first thing ...

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by shastadad on 2011-04-12

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by glenn on 2007-05-17