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Weather – my Enemy

Just came across this on the BBC Weather Site http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/19810032.  Explains my problems in a nutshell except I don’t really remember the dry start to September! Oh and this http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19427139

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Slow Progress

It has not been a good year to be doing anything outside – least of all building.  I’m sure we had not had a dry 24Hrs for months until last week when we managed about 3 days dry. We have … Continue reading

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Progress Report

This is a belated entry with some photos of what has been going on. You can see the completed Oak Frame here. The SIP (structurally Insulated Panels) are going on. The rear part is complete and the steel rafter panels … Continue reading

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Devil is in the Detail

One of the things that has slowed us down is the detailing that has had to be done.  This has mostly been things that Brian Edwards has not done before so it has all had to be worked out.  That … Continue reading

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The U-Roof Frame is Up

Well 3 weeks on and the steel frame is up.  It has been a little tortuous and not as quick as I had hoped.  Some of that is down to inexperience and some is down to manufacturing and design errors. … Continue reading

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