lessons learned

Rubber Flooring

Rubber Flooring

The rubber flooring was straightforward to lay – I started by covering the (SIP panel) flooring with 6mm ply, screwed...

Fermacell – finishing

Fermacell – finishing

Preparing for decoration   Step 1: filler over the joints and screw heads Step 2: fermacell fine surface treatment (FST)...

Electric cable sizing

Electric cable sizing

calculating cable size – Voltage drop Depending on its size and length, the copper wire in a cable acts as...

2 EXTERIOR VS MARINE PLYWOOD

2 EXTERIOR VS MARINE PLYWOOD

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

8. ROOF

8. ROOF

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

7.  WALLS

7. WALLS

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

5 CONSTRUCTING THE FLOOR

5 CONSTRUCTING THE FLOOR

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

4 BUILDING WITH STRUCTURALLY INSULATED PANELS

4 BUILDING WITH STRUCTURALLY INSULATED PANELS

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