During the manufacturing of rafters on Thursday, 3 days ago, Shaun suffered a twinge in his lower back muscles and had to slow down. Fortunately, we had only one session left to do to complete and by careful positioning and movement, he was able to complete the task of squeezing the rafters while being nailed […]
We woke up to a lovely coating of snow over everything! It isn’t a real stoppage to our work as we have things to do in our workshop but there were plans to look at our garden shed’s roof and also put on extra tarpaulin coverings on our timber storage stacks .. but alas not […]
Starting really early this morning, at round 8:30am, to avoid the incoming thunderstorm front, we went outside to have a go at installing our latest created rafter, this time, the O Ridge that has the 45degrees angled sloping down beam. But unfortunately, even though it wasn’t raining at this time, and we even had sunshine […]
We woke up to the rattle of tremors of storm Agnes passing over and when we looked outside, we discovered a piece, actually quite a long piece of roofing felt lying on the ground just in front of our front door! Where did that come from we thought? So climbing up onto the roof of […]
This morning, after the thunderstorm and lightning we had from 4am to 6am, and collecting 22mm of rain in that time too, we had to go out and see why the water wasn’t draining away from our floor slab, plus also why our rain shadow tent had a huge bulge in the tarpaulin roof! First […]
We had an incident where half of our workforce was struck down with a nasty Summer cold virus, from last Monday (29th May) to today (5th June). All outside work on putting up cement boards, rafters and other work needing two people had to be postponed.
No work outside today as it was wet all morning and occasional showers in the afternoon too. Plus also we were only going to work until mid-afternoon because of other commitments. So the day was mostly written off. We did get the stop/start switch on the work bench replaced (it was damaged a few weeks […]
We discovered the rain was falling down when we wanted to start work on the new week, and the forecast had a high chance of more rain all day so we called it quit and did other tasks unrelated to the building project. Tomorrow, the weather looked much better so we hope for a good […]
Our concrete slab is frozen again and there are too many patches of solid ice. Again, we abandoned the outside work. Tomorrow, there are other meetings that have to be serviced so no work for Tuesday either.
Today, Sunday, we woke up to a world of white over everything and a real chilly snap in the air .. this is indoors we are talking about! We were going to carry on with the assembly of the steel framework, even though it was Sunday so we could catch up on the lost days […]