Series 2

Simon O'Brien presents a series following some of the 20,000 British people who self-build their own home each year.

  • Episode 20

    20/20 Simon O'Brien cannot see the wood for the trees when trying carpentry at building college.

    First broadcast: 30 Sep 2011

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  • Episode 19

    19/20 Simon O'Brien tries not to throw the towel in when fitting a bath at building college.

    First broadcast: 29 Sep 2011

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  • Episode 18

    18/20 Simon O'Brien is left high and dry when he has to fix a roof ridge at building school.

    First broadcast: 28 Sep 2011

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  • Episode 17

    17/20 Featuring a university professor who has built an eco-home in West Yorkshire.

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2011

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  • Episode 16

    16/20 presenter Simon O'Brien gets to grips with tiling at building college.

    First broadcast: 26 Sep 2011

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Episode 20

20/20 Simon O'Brien cannot see the wood for the trees when trying carpentry at building college.

Thu 7 Mar 2013 17:15 BBC HD

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