construction

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...

Weatherproofing – breather membrane

Weatherproofing – breather membrane

The weather here is going from bad to worse – earlier today I grabbed an hour to try and fit...

Putting on the roof

Putting on the roof

We finished off the walls by fixing the structural posts and beams in the near corner (these will frame the...

Erecting the Walls

Erecting the Walls

There was a welcome break in the weather between Christmas and new year, and we ended up with a couple...

Constructing the floor

Constructing the floor

A surprisingly nice day today and I even saw the sun on a couple of occasions. I had a few...

Building with SIPS

Building with SIPS

Britain would be a far better place if we could somehow arrange to cancel November, December and January. I took...

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS)

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS)

Structural Insulated Panels – more than you wanted to know – Part I what is a SIP? A SIP is...

Drawing Software

Drawing Software

For many years I worked as programmer and what I learned was that, although it was generally more enjoyable to...