Monthly Archives: July 2011

Attic Floor

Levelling the floor in the attic.  The house actually tilts from the south-west corner to the north-east corner by about 20cm and a whole pile of variations in between.  The space is actually 12 by 12 or 144 sq metres. … Continue reading

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End of August 2010

Lots has happened since I last updated life and progress over here.  We actually moved into our house, had our first visit from a neighbour, our first visitor from Canada (Dorothy) and a trip back to Canada for me. My … Continue reading

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End of week 3

In a few words, we have found many interesting shops and services in Dinan, Lamballe, St Brieuc and Rennes.  St Brieuc has the best “home depot” like supply for building materials on quantity, selection and price.  Lamballe has a lovely … Continue reading

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Guerilla Carpentry

A few bits and pieces, a few basic tools (instead of fancy jigs, dust collectors, shop layouts to die for, plans done in 3d etc etc) and voila, a useful “thing” off the cuff and off the floor (because I … Continue reading

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