We’re halfway there

As is the way with these sorts of things, at least according to Channel 4 and the gospel that is Grand Designs, our timeline for completion of the house has become a little nebulous. We won’t be in by the end of June as planned but that’s not completely unexpected. Despite the delay, stuff continues to happen at a sometimes bewildering pace, so to celebrate the halfway point of the build1 here are a selection of ‘before‘ and ‘during‘ photos.

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The Crack in My Wall

More structural and conservation work this week tackling the challenges of restoring old stone buildings. The problem of the month has been the keenness of our old stone walls to part company with each other – a separation that started to accelerate once the structural support offered by a budlia and some nettles were removed. As mentioned previously, propping was the temporary solution but clearly something more long term was required.

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