I’m so excited I can now move on to the pop out windows which will be in the open triangle spaces below the upper roof. After that I will put in the large triangle windows for the loft area on all four sides of the building. Working on construction in my life reminds me of … More Finally got all the shingles on the fancy roof.
I love working on the details of this fancy little roof. This is never boring. My sister Cheryl designed this tiny studio in the corner of my backyard.
Here is the first of the lower parts of the roof of the tiny studio Cheryl constructed. We had a roofer out to give us quotes but after looking at it he said he was too busy to do our roof. I think it was probably just too weird of a roof or something. I’m … More Roofing After YouTube Videos.
Having all these small pieces cut from the large insulation rigid blocks, I decided to use them up. Using the great stuff foam as a glue to solidify them. Seems to be working just “great”.
We’re working hard to get our art cottage finished before June. Framing has to be done before the electricity can be put in. I’ve decided to set 1/3 of the space aside for a guest bedroom when I have company. It’s going to be amazing!
Pictures from top to bottom: First picture is of all four stalls looking down the hallway from the end stall which will be an open area. Second picture is showing one of the stalls and the front wall. Third picture is showing the barn roof from the roof of the art cottage next to the … More Progress on Horse Barn
As you can see our opaque white roof is on now. I used Suntuf opal white roofing panels which I made of poly carbonate, which allows light to come through but not as intensely as a clear roof would. It’s a beautiful soft white glow inside. Next we will put in the stall walls and … More Barn roof on!
A girl and her tools! Ha ha. The scaffold is helping me feel much safer as I work up on the roof. I can stand slightly above my work and it’s easier on my arms, wrists, hands, and shoulders. And it’s yellow! This scaffold cost $199 at Lowe’s home improvement center. The same amount I … More My brand spanking new yellow scaffold!
When I’m on the roof, moving from Crosspoint to Crosspoint, carefully avoiding falling through the open squares, I find myself moving very slowly and very deliberately. Then, reaching out, balancing with an outstretched leg, driving a screw just so into the boards, reminds me of holding a yoga pose. It’s really quite enjoyable being up … More Rooftop construction yoga