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Sea Chest

The end of September saw our progress on the exterior take a hit due to some rather miserable weather, but happily, this presented me with the excuse to finally get started on the interior fixtures. Something I have been looking forward to for quite a while! Wishing to start small, I resolved to give a set of drawers a crack. With a designated space of 700mm wide and 600mm deep, I settled on three drawers, with a space below for shoes.

How to Build a Door ~ Part Two

Whilst I may have myself a very handsome, very solid timber door, it is still missing the vital components that will ensure that it is openable, swingable and lockable- all the redeeming qualities of the very best doors. In the next couple of posts, I will be exploring my options for weathering protection, hinges, handles, locks and the glazing of the glass pane. All areas which I know almost nothing about, yet..

Building a House of Steel

Forget straw, sticks and bricks, this home will be made of steel and though it may not be quite as cool as straw, so far it looks like it will measure up to be a darn sturdy home. It goes without saying that this is the most critical step to get right and Chris spent many, many hours to ensure we ended up with a sound and feasible solution for this house.

Making Changes

Making Changes​ If someone else told me that they were building a Tiny House on Wheels, personally, I would think that was darn exciting, super swell, and most adventurous! I mean, that’s what I thought when I decided to build my own. However, as with any lengthy, all-consuming project, it is all too easy for …

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