Sep 132017
 

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 […]

 Posted by at 10:10 am
May 182016
 

This morning, we installed our Sun Shield covering over the long corridor. While up there on the roof, we inspected, as we always do each year, the quality and state of the roof felt, and discovered that there were two worn patches right on the edge of the roof of our temporary living quarters. It […]

 Posted by at 5:27 pm
Jun 022013
 

We took the opportunity to put on a new roof covering on our store room this weekend. It was lovely weather and quite calm thus avoiding the problem of 10metres of roofing felt being blown about! We bought 5 new rolls of the cheapest roofing garden felt and 3 tins of glue. but after all […]

 Posted by at 8:50 pm
Nov 122011
 

We have started our move! A steady baggage train from the old place to the new place has been rumbling along, with us carrying boxes full of our personal bits and pieces, bowls, plates, saucepans, fridge/freezer and dishwasher! Shelving units also has been moved. We are slowly sorting out the kitchen in the new place, […]

 Posted by at 7:43 pm
Nov 032011
 
Bedroom Furniture Day 3

Bedroom 2 got its new bed frame assembled. The bed frame was made up of 4 strips of 300mm wide by 2315mm long of the usual 18mm OSB material, sitting (or rather lying!) on three solid legs, each made up of a 1218mm (4feet) cross beam (63mm by 38mm CLS timber). This is supported by […]

 Posted by at 6:17 am
Nov 012011
 
Furniture for Bedrooms day 2

Bedroom 3 has it computer worktable all assembled and varnished today this afternoon. []image caption=”true”] The red dye has worked quite well but also we drilled a series of holes along the back to allow cables to come from the little shelf right underneath, right at the back to hold all the sockets and plugs […]

 Posted by at 6:19 pm
Oct 312011
 

We were today making some furniture for the bedrooms. In bedroom 3 will have a new computer work area and bedroom 2 will have a new bed base (replacing a forty year old bed). The books are slowly filling up the shelves! Bedroom 1 is almost full!

 Posted by at 6:47 pm
Oct 292011
 
Shelves for Bedroom 1

Bedroom 1 now has it book shelves installed. 11We have added an extra line of shelves so there are now 18 shelves all together. The bottom line will only serve as an odd and ends shelf as it lines up with the base platform level of the bed frame. Each shelf is 1145mm (3feet and […]

 Posted by at 5:41 pm