Tag Archives: construction

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge: Weight(less) (I)

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    Friday 08 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for Weekly Photo Challenge uses an image I’ve posted before, but what a great example …
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  2. Weekly Photo Challenge: Careful (II)

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    Saturday 24 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows how to carefully lift TWO TONNES of 8mm building steel …
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  3. Between floors…

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    Saturday 26 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    In between the floors of the farmhouse are these huge air bricks. Encased within steel cages and covered in concrete, …
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  4. Weekly Photo Challenge: Grid (III)

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    Sunday 20 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the steel grid we made in-between floors when constructing the farmhouse. …
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  5. Weekly Photo Challenge: Connected (III)

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    Sunday 06 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from the day we connected our half built farmhouse to the …
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  6. Weekly Photo Challenge: Today Was A Good Day (II)

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    Saturday 22 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge takes us back quite a few years to the day …
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  7. Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath Your Feet (IV)

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    Wednesday 12 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows part of our staircase just …
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  8. Weekly Photo Challenge: Door (IV)

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    Monday 06 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge are my attempts at making the …
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  9. Stumped

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    Tuesday 02 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Seem a long nine or so years since we first moved village, and took on the land that later became the farm …
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  10. Weekly Photo Challenge: Enveloped (II)

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    Saturday 16 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenges shows how we build a steel reinforced concrete boundary wall. …
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  11. Weekly Photo Challenge: Intricate (III)

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    Sunday 03 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the intricate steel latticework that once encased in concrete, becomes …
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  12. Weekly Photo Challenge: Wall (III)

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    Sunday 15 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the final wall to be built when we constructed our house, …
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  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Wall (I)

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    Friday 13 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the mega retaining wall we constructed on the farm to separate …
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  14. Home Heat

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    Sunday 11 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    When it comes to heating our home, we are slightly off the beaten track. There is no mains piped natural …
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  15. Weekly Photo Challenge: New (IV)

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    Monday 05 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was the actual day we started …
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  16. Breakfast in the Bedroom??

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    Saturday 13 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    …is exactly what it was. Ok, so the house was still under construction, we had no plaster, doors, windows or …
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  17. Caterpillar Tracks !

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    Thursday 04 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s Guess What‘ challenge involved sussing out what this picture was all about… . Who got it then, or …
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  18. Weekly Photo Challenge: Converge (III)

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    Sunday 30 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge tries to show the convergence of straight lines within an arc formation Hope …
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  19. Pint-sized Rebel #4

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    Saturday 20 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Cousin Spike Jnr building his first weapon I suspect…. .

  20. Love Thy Neighbours…

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    Sunday 07 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Step one Buy plot of land on what was outskirts of city Step two Build apartments, move in and enjoy …
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  21. Weekly Photo Challenge: Fray (I)

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    Friday 22 August, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a bit of a cliché, but here are some ‘frayed’ shorts…  As I …
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  22. Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers (IV)

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    Monday 21 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the foundation level of an earthquake resistant …
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  23. Weekly Photo Challenge: Room (III)

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    Sunday 08 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from the day when we spent an hour trying to stuff …
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  24. Weekly Photo Challenge: Room (I)

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    Friday 06 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is of a room, well sort of… it’s actually of the septic …
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  25. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside (IV)

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    Monday 17 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from our construction days. Taken from …
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  26. Weekly Photo Challenge : From Lines to Patterns

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    Sunday 22 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    For my entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge : From Lines to Patterns, I have selected a number of shots from …
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  27. Mosaic Moments

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    Thursday 05 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Just because I love it… This is the mosaic marble circle we used for our main lower floor balcony. It was a …
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