Gyprocking Commences!

Over the weekend we began gyprocking the bedrooms. The children contributed with a great team effort. They threaded the battens up through the ceiling cavities. Marking and laying out, they then screwed the battens on. It was rather a time consuming job, meanwhile PC and I began the gyprocking. Each sheet had to be measured […]

Roof Finished, Milling Decking

I’ve been rather quiet on updating progress, but we have still been working. Sarking has been nailed on, this is the sight out of my kitchen window. This weekend we were determined to finish the roof, so many ‘not quite finished’ jobs were burdensome. We, well PC and Koala finished the end of the hip […]

Taking Shape

Being a builder’s assistant doesn’t mean one can’t dress prettily. It doesn’t hinder the ability to work at all:) Due to rain progress on roofing the end section has slowed. Although we did manage to nail down the sarking and battens. (It’s currently covered with a tarp and I forgot to take photos beforehand) We […]

We Have Some Windows!

Another busy housebuilding weekend. PC spent one morning trimming the ends of the trusses to a standard size for eaves. I foresee more slow progress with the hip roof ahead. Progress of a much faster nature were the windows. Bathroom window with frosted glass. Toilet window is also in. The girls bedroom window. The two […]