With spring approaching, it was time to complete the external parts of our barn rebuild, by creating an open lean to work area where the old woodshed used to be.Continue reading
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Meet the new Barn, same as the old Barn – Part 5, Little Red Roofer
As Christmas edged ever closer, and with the British Larch cladding and roofing membrane now on, it was time to battle November’s almost constant rain and wind to get water tight before the snow.Continue reading
Meet the new Barn, same as the old Barn – Part 4, Larch Cladding
With the structural frame of walls and roof safely constructed, it was time for the cladding and roofing membrane.
Like the pig sties, we again used British Larch cladding supplied by Vastern Timber, which had recently arrived across the fields.Continue reading
Meet the new Barn, same as the old Barn – Part 3, Structural Integrity
With a level baseplate constructed, the structural frame could start to be built, and the shape of the old barn began to re-emerge from the ashes of its demolition.Continue reading
Meet the new Barn, same as the old Barn – Part 2, Second Foundation
Having safely demolished the old barn, and removed the asbestos, before it fell down, it was time to start preparing the foundations.
Since preparation is key, the first act was actually to install a new field gate in the paddock to allow access to get materials deliver to site.Continue reading
Meet the new Barn, same as the old Barn – Part 1, Gone!
Last year, we rebuilt the pig sties, turning them into useful sheds.
This year we are tackling the Barn, which has miraculously survived the last two winters without falling down completely, although we did lose part of the roof.Continue reading