Went for a jaunt in the mountains, looked at a lake, had lunch by Threecastles, and home before dark.
Today saw the roof plywood finished off, and a polythene sheet tacked down until mid-January. All the building supplies have been stored in the newly constructed building, the window is boarded up, and the door is in place. The yard
The rafters went on today, and some of the plywood to form the basis of the roof. The rear concrete is still deemed too green to remove the shutters. The wrong fascias showed up on the truck yesterday, and had
Today was the day for getting the final top bricks on, and sort out the rear garden wall (make it usable). With the new insulated floor, my head just about reaches the bottom of the lintel for the window, so
The new construction got up to the lintels today – the ring beam should be tomorrow, once the cement has set and can take the weight without settling. The overall height won’t be much more than it is now; the
The slab has cured nicely; cool temperatures and a bit of rain have ensured that the slab had no reason to cook off too quickly. Walls started going up today, 6 courses per day maximum. Window and door openings have