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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Feb 202019
 

Over the last 10 days or so (with interruptions), we had installed the new Oak timber pieces to form the Guttering for the roof sections I, J and K. We carefully measured each section so the base board overlapped the upright pieces in an even way, getting the angles correct for the outside corners (needing […]

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