Oct 082018
 

This afternoon (after being diverted in the morning to other commitments) we started the next stage of dealing with the rain water coming off the roofs (main house and garage), by digging a hole at the end of the Swimming Lane and next to the garage. We will be building a water Filtration Module to […]

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Oct 062018
 

This morning, under a cloudy sky, we unveiled our spanking brand new Skylight to the world!! We went and pulled off all the final protective cling film coverings off the polycarbonate panes!! It had a layer of water from the morning dew so we got rather wet! This concludes the job of putting up our […]

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Oct 042018
 

This morning, we finished off the last three rafters on the right hand end of the Skylight (two diagonals and a straight) and put on the last four aluminium edge protection strips too. We were interrupted by two deliveries, one for the fibreglass valley channels (16 lengths of 3metres each) and the second delivery was […]

 Posted by at 6:11 pm
Oct 032018
 

We resumed the work of completing the two ends of the Skylight today, we had our four triangular pieces ready for installation, after the overnight job of gluing on the protection edge strips, for the Great Room end. These four plastic glazing panes, along with three rafter bars (one straight and two diagonal ones) were […]

 Posted by at 6:28 pm
Sep 292018
 

On this glorious sunny day, we started the job of taking up the glazing panes up to our Skylight! But we had to finish off a single special job of slicing one of the plastic panes, the one over the staircase which needed a 13mm thin wedge shaped strip taken off. Then the next job […]

 Posted by at 6:31 pm