bought secondhand. All I had to do was fit them and make them look good.
as people were always looking closely at pottery, the interior finish had to be exceptional
You cant make perfection, but you have to try to get as close as possible
I thought it turned out well and was worthy of a place on it's own shelves
Has a nice welcoming entrance
lots of window space
Looked good even from the outside
New hand made stairs. Old stairs were at the other end poorly constructed.
a door was missing from the 140 y/o church, so i manufactured a federations style door on site. it was made from Australian hardwood, measured 2500mm H x 1100mm W x 55mm T. it was rather heavy and took 3 of us to swing it (fit it)
an addition to a 80 y/o house. to be used as a solicitors office. Roof tiles were original clay and had to be sourced 2/h. had to "manufacture" windows onsite. Unfortunately I had no control over the paint and colour side of things
made this huge mobile case out of 4 bit's supplied. It looks as good as it gets for the affordable price.
bedpost with screws torn out
repaired with local timber
finished product. the difference in timber and grain is evident
hoarding to Westfield standards
typical hoarding to dustproof shop during renovations
the other half of her dream kitchen
a little outdoor space
some personal space out back
a little hand made bracing add a nice colonial touch
cut from and old h/wood sleeper, planed and morticed
st edwards stage and back drop
more artsy............a representation of a the schools "tree" was cut from 12 mm plywood, attached inside the formwork before pouring. later, the rebate was filled with tile work.
the architect got a little artsy here at a private school. formed up to make these part circles. each piece had to retain its curve.
a section of the roof of some apartment blocks showing the dividing (fire) wall separating each apartment to prevent fire spreading from one apartment through the timber roof framing to the next apartment.
same job, differant block
another set of 2 bedroom apartments. i wasn't the builder, but set out footings, formed up the slabs, built the frames and fit out the interiors.
reno on church and new gallery below
also formwork, to form up for 2 foot upstands. all will be poured simultaneously fro strength and waterproofing.
3rd layer of reinforcing steel going in.
forming up for the suspended slab in the gallery. this structure is a skylight
140 y/o church has original stone blocks cut from site material. the floor joists had to be raised to get the floor level again.
the brand new floor. the previous one was over 80 y/o and couldn't be saved
Yep, that's me standing on top of a roof 10 meters in the air. Installing deminishing trusses for the valley's
2 story timber frame "manor". handpitched rafters and walk in attic
hand pitched rafters, some over 11 meters in length, with a dormer window affect.
the walk in attic. from the sky the attic is + shaped
the stairs and library before balustrades and handrails
2 story house with a walk in attic. attic has 2300 headroom
the "Manor". Garage fits three vehicles and workshop, and has a spacious entertainment area and BBQ area on top
a simple pole BBQ common area.
apartment blocks. rendered blockwork with weatherboard feature walls.
the apartment block as seen from the courtyard
ply ceilings fixed to metal frames
ply sheets with 2 mm expression (2mm gap between sheets) and fixed with s/s screws