Aug 242019
 

Another week is complete, with lots of Slates being mounted plus some little bit of work on the window’s octagon pillars. The hip flashing was first to be done, with the bull-nose shaped fibre-glass covered in the dark grey resin, going up the P-A intersection of the roof. Then we went to work on the […]

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Aug 172019
 

This report is for the last two weeks of work, we had some of the days on other commitments, but we mostly worked on our roof with some in our workshop processing more oak during the wet days. The first task was to put in our Rubber liner into the gutters, in section “A”, “B”, […]

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Jun 082019
 

On Monday, we extended the existing Gable section of the roof that will form part of the Conservatory. Using the new stud walls built last week, we put up a 420mm extension to the ridge beam to make a sum total of 910mm (3feet). This new ridge was sandwiched between two layers of our structural […]

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May 252019
 

Monday, we got on with the task of putting on the three strips of the breathable membrane across the O section, all held down by vertical counter battens. Then by Tuesday lunch time, we got all the horizontal tile battens nailed into place too. The remaining of the day was spent tidying up everything off […]

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Apr 202019
 

It was a week of lovely dry weather. We started the week¬† by tidying the workshop and completing the making of the Ladder Support stainless steel brackets and setting out strings to get the hip flashing straight (The roofs wobble a bit). We tackled the next job of putting on the metal Mesh Protector over […]

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