Photos taken in September 2014 … Continue reading
Pictures from July 2014 … Continue reading
It’s now 2015, January the third. We are past the magic date of one year building….
The title of this blog was meant to read: ‘almost ready for the roof’ but that was some time ago. and by now the roof is actually on and we are just waiting for some flashings to finish it off…
Finally, we could start last Monday. After a more or less productive week we have the frames standing, a beam up and some rafters in place. … Continue reading
Bzzzzz, pfrrrrt, puff ! NO, non of this, no black faces and no curly hair ! Just pure electricity – powered by the sun!
One of those things that we are doing while we wait for the building of the house to start is fencing. Not the sport with a funny hat, we are talking about proper fencing. Fencing for real blokes! … Continue reading
A team of fit youngsters traveling NZ helped me put our panels up in 3 days. The poles in the back row are 3.6 meters long and were dug in 1.7m deep. … Continue reading
Here is a lot of digger work involved. Fortunately we could borrow a digger from a friend, he is a builder and sometimes I go and work for him. He pays me in supplying the digger for us and for … Continue reading
It was time to put the hat on. The roof guys came to measure what we have built exactly so that they can cut the iron exactly ‘to measure’.