19 - 26 Aug 10
We had another group of Sunseeders visit today - here's Dave giving the 'thump a tyre' demo with his air sledge hammer - way to go Dave!
I've probably said this before, but it's lovely to have a group on site. We had some making skylights, others boraxing planks, and the chain gang leveling the floor in the round room (the dreaded spider pit) - so much energy!
And all still smiling at the end of the day. Thanks guys for your wonderful enthusiasm and energy, you got loads done.
From left to right: Amme, Ben, Kate, Amber, Sander and Megs.
First thing today was marking out the utility room, bathroom and kitchen cabinets so we could work out where the flue for the back-up gas boiler needs to go - and also see if my plans work on the ground so to speak. I know it's only a few wobbly white lines on dust but it's very exciting, and, after a few false starts, all seemed to work as planned.
Then it was back to chiseling beams to take the brackets for Dave...
...and planter shaping for me - hot work indeed.
And the finished (for the day) products -
Not that this is a competition or nufink, but I had to show you the pile of chippings Dave produced by the end of the day, and the mound of earth I created.