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Workshop Interior – Final Design

Workshop Interior – Final Design

In an impetuous moment I ordered one of these: iIt is large (L144 x W76 x H88cm) but the legs...

Workshop Interior – design ideas

Workshop Interior – design ideas

Here are my first thoughts on the layout – given limits of time and cash I am planning a combination...

Building a workshop – things I wish I’d known before starting

Building a workshop – things I wish I’d known before starting

Design dimensions My main regret is that I did not make it a bit bigger – no doubt I’d still...

Exterior nearly finished (again) – trim

Exterior nearly finished (again) – trim

One of the little jobs I had forgotten about was to fit some trim between the soffits and the walls....

How much did it cost?

How much did it cost?

my original guestimate of around £6000 was well off, and my slightly more informed estimate of £7500 was not much...

Door and Window Trims

Door and Window Trims

A trip to B&Q was the nudge I needed to finish a couple of jobs on the inside of the...

Exterior finished

Exterior finished

I have completed version II of the pillar cladding and I am reasonably happy with it. This means the outside...

Cedar Maintenance

Cedar Maintenance

It is a much put about myth that cedar is maintenance free – it is true that you don’t have...

Corner Post Cladding

Corner Post Cladding

in the end I decided to use plywood, rather than cedar, to cover the corner post – mainly because I...

Cedar Cladding – Part II

Cedar Cladding – Part II

I’ve got the knack with cladding now and managed to get a lot more up in a couple of hours...

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