With every new sill being fitted the walls will get progressively stronger.
On the 16th Nov the East wall was up to the start of the gable
|View from the North -West corner|
It took two men and a 10t digger with a great claw attachment about half and hour to install it. The claw was used to lift the pole and dig the hole.
|The Claw attachment on the digger.|
|The Digger carrying the pole||.|
|Digging the hole.|
|View of the South-East corner, More cills have been fitted.|
|The blocks closing the cavity being finished on the North Wall|
|Fixing the wall plate to the South Wall with ESB pole in the back ground|
|The wall plate, the green tint is the wood preservative. The string line is used to confirm straightness.|
All the walls are all partly "scudded" this is a mix cement and sand with is flicked on to the block work to provide a key for the "scratch coat" and final render coat. This "scudding" has to be done on the inside and outside walls
|The "scudding" pattern can be seen on the walls|