Hole complete

Hole complete

Take a look at the bubble in the spirit level (no shims used).

Making a big hole in a wall

Making a big hole in a wall

To make a big hole in a wall, we've placed 150x150mm timber posts through the wall at first floor level.  These are supported on one end by acro-props (which fly through the floor), and on the end by brick stacks on a board, which are held by glulam timber...

Need more mortar

Need more mortar

So, the old contractors (God bless em) left £100's worth of mortar out in the rain.  When I went to the manufacturer to get some more, I was told that they had run out and were not making it anymore.  The search for a new mortar which was the same colour...

Mason Cottage Blog

Masons Cottage is having an extension and this blog is documenting the process.

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