Monthly Archives: February 2015

First Tomatoes for the year

This years tomatoes have finally begun to ripen. They have been slow as it has been too cool this summer for them to ripen. To say they are the first tomatoes for the year is also a bit untrue, I … Continue reading

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First coat of Finish on the floor

This week I sanded the bedroom floor and put on the first coat of Ultra Floor. The finish added a nice bit of colour to the pale pine which made it look very nice I think. The glue I used … Continue reading

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The difference between Octopus and Cuttlefish

Jo and I were discussing the difference between Octopus and Cuttlefish the other day. Probably during an episode of QI. So rather than thinking I went to the tinternet as you do and well here is the answer, in 2 … Continue reading

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Main Bedroom Floor down

I finished sheeting the floor in the main bedroom With T&G plywood flooring today. It will be finished clear. We were going to stain it but it looked too nice as it was and fits with our Post Modern Scandinavian … Continue reading

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Bedroom Sub Floor Preparation.

Today I sanded the bedroom floor in preparation for glueing down the ply sheeting that will be the finished floor. Not really a big deal but I thought I might share how well the Festool dust extraction works when sanding. … Continue reading

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Nathan Gibson Judd Our Architect

I was very excited to see our Architect Nathan Gibson Judd had a write up in the latest Light Home E-Zine. It was an article on this house that we saw in an Architecture magazine, bought on a whim at … Continue reading

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Bedroom Ceiling Finished.

As you may remember from a couple of posts ago I was staining the bedroom ceiling and having a few issues. Well after the second coat of stain I still wasn’t happy with the result so this week the ceiling … Continue reading

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