samedi 27 juillet 2013

Cornworthy progress

Hell for leather now to complete before summer trip to Quelebu.

jeudi 25 juillet 2013

Trip back to France, highlights

Curtains and pictures in the Jasper and Ruby's bedrooms...

Afternoon thunderstorms... 

Varnished floors and new lighting in the living room and kitchen...

Stag beetles dating in the evening...

Moon setting in the early morning...

Bathroom painted...

Buzzard newel post taking shape..

Barn and field ready for summer visitors.

lundi 15 juillet 2013

Red Lake

 A walk on the moor in the continuing heatwave to Red Lake for some skinny dipping. Cotton Grass everywhere!

The Extension at Cornworthy is nearly watertight so back to France at the end of the week.

jeudi 11 juillet 2013

mardi 9 juillet 2013

Green chestnut framing

Almost finished building two chestnut trusses for the extension at Cornworthy. The framing is based on the trusses I altered in France. The shouldered mortice and tenon joints between the beam member and the ties allows for a strong joint and bit of tolerance in what would otherwise be a virtually impossible frame to assemble.