Monday, 8 July 2013
Meeting the artisans
I have employed artisans to do work that I couldn't have managed myself due to the tools required and/or the heavy nature of the work.
Above: Stonemasons trimmed the vertical pillars that were rotten at the bottom and placed some sturdy granite under them. Just in time - a few more years and the house would have started to tilt.
Above: A timber framer replaces the rotten beams. A highly conscientous British artisan - highly health and safety conscious. I've never seen so many powerful tools coming out of one small van.
Above: Hammering in the pegs to complete the panel. Beautifully done.