|The steel arrives, all nicely galvanised and numbered for assembly. |
It really looked more like a giant meccano set.
All you need is a giant spanner and it's done...
|It took all of one day to get the bolts installed - because they only get one stab at it.|
|To the bystander the steel skeleton looks really weird because some of the steel has to be propped onto brickwork - which has not been built yet.|
|Front bow window frames - before the windows are added|
|Close-up of the heavy steel H-bars being used to hole up our bedroom (which overhangs the terrace |
by a metre and a half)
|Looks a bit weird just standing there waiting for the windows to be inserted between the supports |
and the brickwork to be erected behind and down the sides..