Monthly Archives: March 2013

Last Day in Wales (for now)

One last morning of work at Felin Uchaf. Steven and I finished wiring down the battens on the south side of the workshop (I only broke one wire thingy, result!) and then I made one last lunch and one last … Continue reading

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Thatching and Coppicing

After finishing the last bit of thatching (sticking the ridge down with long bits of oak held on with stainless steel wire screwed into the rafters below and twisted round the battens) we headed out to the willow beds to … Continue reading

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More Welsh Fun

Another couple of days have passed, filled with all sort of interesting stuff, as is the custom around here. Steven and I have both done a bit more carving, and I’m getting to the point where I really want to … Continue reading

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A Ceiling, Finally.

Here I am finishing the ceiling like a good girl. Anna helped. Heehee. Seriously, there was limited working space, so we had to make do with the kitchen table. But it all got done and not the only visible insulation … Continue reading

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Yeah, that snow I mentioned…

That was nothing. This, this is snow. But before we get to that, the good news. The wood was delivered *just* in time, after a wait of two weeks during which we burned a bit of the not-quite-adequately-seasoned willow and … Continue reading

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