cladding

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...

Wire Trellis Installation

Wire Trellis Installation

a narrowly avoided fiasco re. the trellis.  My original plan was to suspend the wires vertically from the overhanging roof,...

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...

Exterior finished

Exterior finished

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

Exterior vs Marine Plywood

Exterior vs Marine Plywood

Having spent hours preparing and priming my improvised plywood column cladding to the point where I was happy with it,...

Fermacell Cladding

Fermacell Cladding

I put up the boards to the rear and right hand side this weekend. I am using the same boards...

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 IV

Cedar Cladding – Part IV

Completely cleared out Chiltern Timber of their small remaining stock of cedar and finished the wood cladding today – feel...

Cedar Cladding – Part III

Cedar Cladding – Part III

got as far as I could with the cladding – I also found the error in my spreadsheet that caused...

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