Team MB start demolition works!

As you know we have moved our work outside while we have no risk of frost, because lime mortar doesn’t like it. In the last post we showed some pics of the back of the building and it’s that  job that we continue with… Having hired a concrete saw and smasher and a skip we…

Working outdoors, while the sun shines

Having finished a room in the attic, we’ve now moved outdoors to finish and start some other bits and pieces. We need to get to the Windows in the top of the picture and also tear down this lean to at the back of the building that was put up by the brewery without consent.…

We finished another room!

Last weekend we actually experienced that thrilling feeling when you finish a room. It’s been a long time in the making but we did it! With a radiator we found in a reclamation yard Owen did a spot of plumbing to get it in and ready for winter. Before it went in there was the…

Work in the attic continues…

Just a catch up post as we’ve been busy doing bits and pieces up in the attic over the last few weeks.  We’ve been working on the stairs leading up to the attic, I stripped off some old paint which took some persuading.       We’ve also repaired and repainted the panelling we found under…

Adding some colour to the attic room…

We are working on the attic and it’s been a little while since I posted, so this is a little catch up on our progress in the attic room. As in the last post the Windows got finished and Owen started applying the many coats of linseed paint…       Then Owen started and finished…

Windows in the attic

Most posts since we moved here feature windows! This is because of the legal agreement we signed up to, to get them all sorted out in a set time frame. So, this time they’re the attic Windows, which required scaffolding as they’re so high up…         Whilst up there Owen did a spot of…

Work commences in the attic

So, a very long time ago when we moved here one of the attic rooms was boxed in with plasterboard and some visitors remarked that with a lick of paint you could use it…. However to repair the roof and asses the structure and timbers it had to be ripped out. In doing so we…