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Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Stoves and Lathes

 Our 12kw efel stove more than keeps us cosy....

I finally got the VB36 I have been looking for
woodturning to resume soon.....

Monday, 24 September 2012

We have moved.

 from bed this morning...


 bed room...


 bed room...


 library....


 downstairs... 


 living...


living... 

Sunday, 9 September 2012

 coming together....

 ...habitable but not quite right....

...but the shape of things.....

Sunday, 2 September 2012

 kitchen shaping up



bathroom too (too much pine!)

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Roughing Out....

  martin patching the floor, hand cut chestnut planks

 making the kitchen worktops - 40mm ash planks dowled, glued

 the kitchen....elements

Krystina sands the sink work top

bathroom elements, in place...

Sunday, 22 July 2012

Julian brazing the copper......plumbing starts 


the lime/hemp panels....yoga barn waits for floor and windows 


 yoga barn/site canteen


 master bedroom....earlier


master bedroom ....later

stage awaits entrance, living room


window seat, shape of things to come

 rough bathroom..



more yoga....windows needed

Sunday, 8 July 2012

Yoga barn progress

 Steve and James , "crew Garbett" mix the lime and hemp render

 Chris nailing the larch lathes 

 James mucking in the lime plaster

Chris adding the finishing touches to 
downstair lath and plaster screen wall

Saturday, 5 May 2012



A  busy week on site, Tiago our first helpex volunteer makes it a five man week on the site......
 Chris cuts out for the stovepipe, yoga barn



Mike selects studs for dry lining in the house


Tiago passing tiles to chris, yoga barn

 Tiago paving the path to the house


Borris planking out the roof, yoga barn

Sunday, 29 April 2012

 .....ancient apple tree bursting out...
 ...in the house closing in...
 ...at the barn framing out...
...and framing the view....

Friday, 16 March 2012

Yoga Barn...

Chris and Theo Mixing Concrete

Chris's Oak Frame to Yoga Barn
Kittt works his magic to reveal the view
from inside the yoga barn...


Saturday, 11 February 2012

...taking shape....

hollow acacia, first from new workshop
new workshop takes shape
last weeks weather display