An Eccentric Anomaly: Perihelion

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Pages tagged: Perihelion

My house (to be named 'Perihelion') in particular, rather than just houses in general

Window In

After the previous attempt at installing the small window in the main bedroom resulted in a bit of a falling out there was a longish break for the weather but it's in now.

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The Front Fell Off

As expected, I took a rest for the less good weather around New Year then got on with putting the window in. tl;dr, I got the window in then it fell out again.

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2018

Looking on the bright side, 2018 has shown that a small wind turbine would be a reasonably reliable source of power for my house.

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Perihelion Review

Another wet and windy day so I've just been doing a little review of where the time's gone on this here house build and thought it'd make a useful reference.

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Laser Level Calibration Check

This evening I went up to the site for the first calm dry evening for a while to use my laser level to mark up the position of the centre stud for the east gable. While there I did a check of the level's idea of horizontal.

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West Gable

It's a windy sunny day and I'm out of jobs to do on windy days so it seems like a good time for an update.

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Gable Start

Still here. Finished the sarking under the floor. Started on the west gable.

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Bedroom Sarking

In my previous post I'd done the joists for the living room, study and main bedroom and started on the sarking boards under the living room.

Since then I've finished off the living room sarking boards and done the study and main bedroom.

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Some Flooring

So far since the local builders finished with the sarking there's been snow, horrible east winds, me having a couple of short but nasty colds and a bit of chasing the scaffolders to take their scaffolding away but also a bit of progress, mostly on the house floor.

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Sarking

As I said at the end of my last but one house post, I'd engaged some local builders to put on the sarking boards and membrane.

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