Renovation of high victorian gothic school in barrow gurney, somerset.

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Project by kefob1 posted 2030 days ago 1667 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First image is the almost finished outside (minus guttering) the second is a view of the roof from the ridge during first fix phase.The last image is a view of inside studs etc with kingspan insulation.

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#1 posted 2030 days ago

Wow! Please do show us some more of the work that you did on this. That’s a huge-scale project, for sure.

-- Robb

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#2 posted 2030 days ago

Huge amount of interset.. Please post more pics and explanations. Awesome work.

-- Bill - If I knew GRANDKIDS were so much fun I would have had them first.

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#3 posted 2030 days ago

Agreed. More pictures, more info, more everything.

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#4 posted 2030 days ago

WOW !!!That is awsome!! I love that old timber framing!!! Im actually thinking of building me house that way.

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....

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#5 posted 2030 days ago

I would love to see more pictures of this job. You have done great work.

-- Scott, Kentucky ----- "Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry" Mark Twain

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John Stegall

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#6 posted 2030 days ago

Add me to the list as well.

-- jstegall

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#7 posted 2030 days ago

Well lets see it! thanks for the post

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#8 posted 2030 days ago

Beautiful work! Thanks.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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Thos. Angle

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-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#10 posted 2030 days ago

Fantastic opportunity you had there. In renovating something from our past.

I too am interested.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#11 posted 2027 days ago

I like what you’ve shown so far. You’re right, three pictures won’t do. The three picture limit only has to do with the three across the top of the page. You can easily post more in this project on your next post.

There’s some interesting character in the wood you’ve shown restored. What kinds of wood are shown in each picture and what are the steps you take in restoring them to the state pictured?

I notice the canopy that was constructed over the entire roof. It looks like they are spareing no expense in preserving this building. What is the breif history behind this place, how extensive is the project, who’s funding it, and what are the reasons behind the investment?

-- Wonderful new things are coming! - God

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