Tag Archives: DIY

Not Redundant After All

Now here’s a turn up for the books. Mr Planetcoops is no longer redundant. Someone has transferred out of his group and now there’s space to keep him. So it’ll be back to the normal routine from Monday. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Painting

The last three days have been spent painting. Nothing exciting, mind. Skirting boards and architraving mostly. We have taken advantage of no work happening at the moment to redecorate the study. It used to be mostly green with various shades … Continue reading

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Repointed – Almost

Thanks to all the days we’ve had without rain I have managed to get most of the wall repointed! I have got to past the pole. There is a little bit yet to be done between the pole and where … Continue reading

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Lime Pointing

I asked for some fine weather, and it arrived! I have been able to get a bit more of the front wall sorted out. We do expect rain in the next day or two, so I will have a break. … Continue reading

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Weather Report

Weather. I fully appreciate all the difficulties inherant in guessing what the weather is going to be. I never expect weather reports to be accurate, and¬†generally I don’t bother watching them, finding that mostly, whatever the weather is like today, … Continue reading

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Lime Plastering

We have a beautiful old house with some serious DIY required. Last year we went on a Working With Lime course at Acton Scott Farm. It was fantastic. It taught us everything we need to know to repair our house. … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday DIY

What’s a bank holiday without a large helping of DIY? Today we’ve been putting up curtain poles. Sorry about the dark photo, but the sun is shining today and the flash on my poor little camera can’t compensate! Our old … Continue reading

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