Sunday, February 22, 2015

Castles, Palaces, Abbeys, Stately homes in Scotland




Scottish castles :-

Aberdour
Balgonie
Blackness 
Edinburgh 
Loch Leven 
Stirling
Lauriston

Palaces:-
Culross palace
Falkland
Linlithgow 
Dalmeny House
Hopetoun House

Dunfermline Abbey

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Holiday cottage near Edinburgh - Conservatory build for No. 1



26.2.2014
Finished

See other blog post "Conservatory details"

14.2.2015

 Re painting outside walls at conservatory entrances



Farrow and Ball "India yellow"

 

Floorboards cleaned and ready for sanding






11.2.2015




10.2.2015
Floor board delivery


7.2.2015
Start of recycled floorboards 


Insulation



6.2.2015
Wood staining (stockholm tar, boiled linseed oil, pure turpentine 1:4:4 )





5.2.2015



3.2.2015
Undercoat, ready for Farrow and Ball "String"


30.1.2015
Recycled floorboards from a Jute mill in Dundee



 (nails being removed)


23.1.2015
Lights








 Pipes connected, logs burning...smoke



Stove and hearth preparation




Recycled barn door handles

12.1.2015
Some recycled doors being used


and guttering


1st side window



More recycled pine beams
for side and doorway



Interlocking plastic roofing




Lead detail

22.12.2014

Larch Rafters











5.12.2014





3.12.2014
ordered up



Delivered


1.12.2014
Forth valley concrete -  mix in vehicle as required







28.11.2014
Go
Mike Taylor Building Services





Ready for base




Ready..







Before


Repurposed windows stored ready


Found in woodpile
of ash, elm and oak:-


Pine blocks for conservatory