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 Post subject: Re: Your DIY Projects
PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:36 pm 
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Nice work there :)


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 Post subject: Re: Your DIY Projects
PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:24 pm 
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Love the pictures Jon, you could fit a family in that roof space.

Now some pictures of our current project the fireplace

How it started
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The removal of the surround
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Behind the surround
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Removal of first bricks
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The end look aim
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How the hearth will look
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Current Status
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Dick Van Dyke Brush
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Hope I haven't bored you all too much with these


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 Post subject: Re: Your DIY Projects
PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:48 pm 
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just rember dont use cement to rebuild use lime as cement will crack with heat lime expands :o :)

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 Post subject: Re: Your DIY Projects
PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 2:18 am 
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Good stuff, Badminton Girl. Good luck with the rest of the project.
It will look great when it's finished! :) Nice looking house too.


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 Post subject: Re: Your DIY Projects
PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:55 pm 
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Excellent. Maybe we could set up a property maintenance business between us all?


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 Post subject: Re: Your DIY Projects
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Yeah maybe our own TV programme


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 Post subject: Re: Your DIY Projects
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Pigs watered and ready to fly :? ;)

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 Post subject: Re: Your DIY Projects
PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:59 pm 
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Badminton Girl wrote:
Yeah maybe our own TV programme

Great idea, but a bit of a crowded field, however, I think they've found a small slot on Channel 2,647 which doesn't yet have a DIY or Lifestyle programme on it. We could use that.


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 Post subject: Re: Your DIY Projects
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But who wants to live at the South pole?? ;) ;)

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 Post subject: Re: Your DIY Projects
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This was the chap that came round

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