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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Mar 202019

A year on and it is time to empty our septic tank. The water was starting to go murky so we ordered the man with his smelly lorry to come and suck out all the waste and water from our tank. We then gave it a quick wash down inside but it was fairly clean […]

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Mar 162019

For this week’s worth of work, with lots of weather interruptions along the way, we started the actual process of putting up our Slates! Using our new collection of tools and equipment, we projected a line up the roof at right angle from the Fascia to serve as the master reference line to work from. […]

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Mar 112019

Today, following on from Saturday’s work, we designed and built a slate cutting guillotine with supporting stand which has rubbish collection built in. The guillotine sits on top of the box like container and there are standard measured marks to help us repeatedly slice certain slates at various required sizes. The next piece of equipment […]

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