Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Garden Wall

So, we’ve constructed the East garden wall. We wanted to build it entirely out of reclaimed bricks, but after the demolition, we didn’t have enough, so Kate came up with a cunning plan. We are using the reclaimed bricks for … Continue reading

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Now that me and Kate are the Posh and Becks of Thorne, we often get the ‘paps’ round, so we like to get our best pout on. As you can see from the photo below, we always try to look … Continue reading

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Chapel Joinery

Ian Cappleman (Ian the Wood) is doing our carpentry jobs for us. So far, we’ve set him on to create replacement windows at the front. They will be all made from Iroko hardwood and stained using Sikkens three coat micro-porous … Continue reading

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Fiddler Construction

Sean Fiddler (Sean the Concrete) is doing all our concrete related work, which is quite a lot! All the new structural elements are made from reinforced concrete, and our board marked concrete walls etc etc. Fiddler Construction Limited T: 01302 … Continue reading

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Luke Arnold Construction

We’re using Luke Arnold (Luke the Brick) to do all our brick related jobs. We were impressed by previous work and even more impressed by the work he’s doing for us so far! Luke Arnold Construction T: 01427 874986 M: … Continue reading

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