The big workshop move
12 Jan 2021
All floors done
I finished all the floors today and I went to my old workshop to organize some things for moving.
11 Jan 2021
Plaster and more floors
After a rest on sunday a lot happened today. Plaster was done in the toilet, and I worked on the rest of the floors. It’s starting to look like something now 😉.
9 Jan 2021
A floor hero is back!
I started the day alone putting in the upstairs floor. Towards the end of the day Nicolas was back to assist. Instead he nearly took over and put a lot of his energy in getting things finished. All that is left to do upstairs is the floor in the polish room. Doing that on monday. Tomorrow I must rest.
8 Jan 2021
Prepping for upstairs floor
Today i brought away all the wood scraps for downstairs and later my family gave me a little hand to make a start on the upstairs floor. This is going to to be a lot of work with a lot of little planks..
7 Jan 2021
Downstairs floor with the floor heroes!
Today Nicolas and Chris came to help me with the downsairs floor. They worked so hard that the downstairs is all done! Amazing teamwork but for outsiders ee must have looked like ants randomly running around.
6 Jan 2021
Sorting out all the wood for downstairs
After a day of online teaching I sorted out all the beginning and ends of the floor for downstairs. This is needed because I picked up the floor used. Don’t want to end up with too little!
5 Jan 2021
All the laquer work that needed finishing before the floor is put in is finished! In the photo you only see a small part of all the work done. Tomorrow I prepare downstairs for flooring! Thursday we work on the downstairs floor.
4 Jan 2021
Painting with Graham
Yesterday and today I had the honour to work with Graham Nicholson. We made progress on the paintwork. What a guy. One more layer of laquer on the doors, doorframes and windowframes and then those are done!
1 Jan 2021
Preparing for woodwork paint
All the wall connections to door and window frames have been sealed up so tomorrow I can start paintwork on the door and window frames. As soon that is done the floors can be put in. Then the actual moving of things can start.
30 Dec 2020
Over the last few days I have been doing lots of work on the walls and bought and collected the downstairs and upstairs oak floors. Next steps are painting the door and window frames and add floors. Then...move in!
24 Dec 2020
Security System Installed
I finished all the woodwork which is now ready for paint prep and I installed the security / alarm system today. Beautiful technology!
23 Dec 2020
I took the shelving from my old workshop and added it to my new shop. We also made the doors the correct height for a wooden floor, and prepared a door and some windows for the glass. More shelving needs putting up but it’s hard to get the correct L studs during the lockdown. Soon I’ll be doing paintwork!
22 Dec 2020
Yes, a post again!
I am still working every day but not updating daily. The physical work is good for me but makes me fall asleep early lately. When I arrive home I fall asleep. But work is getting done! I added all the extra sockets I need. And also made and added the cornering to the two spaces upstairs. I spent time in my old shop to make plans and pack some. And still looking for an affordable floor!
18 Dec 2020
Day 25: Warm water up and downstairs and more 220v sockets
Today Lex Vollebregt was here again (thank you Lex) to do the last jobs on the water and taps. All done! Later in the day I worked on some lights and the 230v sockets downstairs. Tomorrow I’m doing a similar thing upstairs. And I am still searching for a good engineered floor!