Category Archives: The build

Great photos

Dan Sumption, my friend, took some great photos of our house! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.589614614413107.1073741843.217060341668538&type=1&l=eacae7e0fb Thanks Dan!!!

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Announcing the launch of the “Gwindow”

We absolutely love our window / wall / door / canopy that Kevin McCloud christened the “Gwindow“. We constructed ours from a steel hydraulic frame and then clad it with a beautifully constructed window by Graham Ball Joiners. We then had … Continue reading

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Rich Wilson, superstar builder…

We had a great team building our house, from our labourers to our architect, but we’ve got to say that Richard Wilson is our superstar! I remember the point in time when I stood next to Rich on the gallery … Continue reading

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Our Hydropool is cool!

Iain from Crightons Hydropool pulled out all the stops to make sure our pool was in to finish the house off for GD with style! Rich & his team worked around the clock to get our decking in as well. … Continue reading

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Heroes of the month!

Rich, Paul and Gary worked fastidiously to get our decking round our pool ready for the shoot the next day. Beyond the call of duty, they worked until the job was done. No excuses! Guys! We salute you! Your golden … Continue reading

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A few more glimpses…

We’ve now moved in, and gradually finishing off the details. It was a bit like camping for the first few days, and then stressful when you’re trying to live normally while the builders are still in your house! Anyway, it’s … Continue reading

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A bit of a difference…

Facade dissolve from Gwyn ap Harri on Vimeo.

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A few glimpses…

We’ve got a week to our moving in date. My birthday, 27th July! Here are a few glimpses of what our new home looks like….

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Baffled?

As our open living space is basically a concrete box, we needed something to stop it being an echo chamber, so we’ve made some baffles which we’ve stuck to the ceiling, meaning we’ve left the ceiling as the raw, unfinished … Continue reading

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Hero of the Month

Luke ‘the brick’ Arnold has helped us build our house in many ways, and not just building and repairing our brickwork. He has laid our concrete floor and done all the drainage as well. Here’s a picture of Luke ‘the pipe’ … Continue reading

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