Monthly Archives: October 2012

Roof work done

A lovely calm, warm day in Martinborough today:  perfect for lifting the new roof again so Bill Stephen could finish his wiring. And for placing pink batts. Rooftop conference. Bill the sparky at left, Bruce and his offsider Dylan. #*

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Subbies are here

Things are moving. Subcontractors have been in and out and I’ve had to stay over, doing my project management thing and helping make quite a few decisions. I really need to be in Wellington as well, to pack up my … Continue reading

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Joinery in – most of it anyway

We arrived last night to find that the new room was completely enclosed – the French door and windows were installed.   The only door that’s not installed yet is the future back door. It can be seen leaning in position … Continue reading

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From Fugues to Finales

Today we went to a very pleasant afternoon of chamber music, titled From Fugues to Finales. It was organised by the Greytown Music Group as part of the town’s weekend arts festival. This scratch group, tongue-in-cheek-named The Ultimates, was made … Continue reading

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Joinery arrives

On  Thursday our aluminium joinery arrived from Fisher Windows in Masterton. Hopefully all the joinery will be installed during this week. #*

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Weatherboards going on

This week Bruce has followed up this week’s wrapping of the house extension by installing the weatherboards. They’re only ‘tacked on’ at this stage – they will be permanently nailed up with a nail gun once the inspector has been back … Continue reading

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All wrapped up (I wish)

Bruce and Dylan wrapped the house extension today in Tekton. This has to be done before the weatherboards are nailed on.  Tekton, an American product, is coated spun-bonded polypropylene. #*

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