Posts Tagged "walls"

07.Mar.2011 March – the final frontier – decisions, decisions and then some

The last month has seen the old boundary wall come down and a new one pop up. I now need to decide what fence to put up – timber fencing is leading the choice war. I have also moved apartments (against my will) and am now looking forward to finally leave the confines of a […]

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04.Feb.2011 The wall came down and the frames went in

The last few weeks have been hot and busy. All’s well on site and steadily the house is nearing its final stages, but these stages are the most critical and will take time. I now have to find a new place to stay as I have to leave my current apartment – not ideal considering […]

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20.Jul.2010 Main Bedroom

The slab is set and the walls are going up quickly. The wet conditions right after laying the slab were perfect for curing the concrete. Now that the sun is out the work on site is happening quickly and smoothly. As the windows are placed in position they frame the views – it’s a great […]

13.Jul.2010 Final Slab

It’s been a few weeks since the last update. Bedroom 2 has started taking shape and the walls have gone up. The last few weeks have been spent prepping the final slab for the main bedroom. The slab also forms the ceiling of the lounge & dining area. The usual steel and conduiting was laid. There […]

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01.Jun.2010 Moving on & up

It’s been a  few weeks since the last post. I was away on holiday for 2 weeks and was pleasantly surprised to see that the ground floor walls are all pretty much done. The formwork for the first slab is busy being erected and soon we will be going up to the next level. The […]

12.May.2010 Slab, heart & walls

The last of the conduits were put in position, the weather played along and the concrete was mixed. It was a break in the grey weather and a few good friends that made Saturday quite a big moment in the House Bossi series. Almost out of character, but probably in keeping with my hippie tendencies […]

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30.Apr.2010 Final Foundations

The foundations are pretty much done – the steel has been ordered and the slab will be laid next week. It’s great to be able to start feeling the outlines of the structure  – from plan to reality is quite an amazing feeling. Size and area seem to be on a constant acid trip, warping […]

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