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Building An Oast House – Part 2

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Dan Cox continues his work on the Kentish oast house project. Check out Dan’s Roofing Square: https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk __________________________ More info on oast houses: The Hop Farm Country Park at Beltring. 🔗 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hop_Farm The story behind those weird oast house buildings all over Kent and Sussex 🔗 https://www.kentlive.news/news/kent-news/full-story-behind-those-weird-3887160 A history and description of English Oast houses 🔗 http://www.geograph.org.uk/article/Oast-Houses Enjoy a nice …

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Building An Oast House – Part 1

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Skill Builder meets Grand Designs as Roger Bisby joins Dan Cox on his exciting Kentish oast house project. What is an oast house? An oast, oast house or hop kiln is a building designed for kilning (drying) hops as part of the brewing process. They can be found in most hop-growing (and former hop-growing) areas and are often good examples …

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How To Build a Pitched Roof Dormer in a Day – Extension #34

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James and Ian attempt to build a pitched roof dormer in one day. ForgeFast Elite Timber Fixing Screw 🛒 https://bit.ly/2YyBjT9 SHOPPING LINKS 🛒 Dan’s Ultimate Roofing Square: https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk 🛒 Tracer AMK1 Deep Pencil Marker: https://amzn.to/3nlVsEr 🛒 DeWalt DCF809N Impact Driver: https://amzn.to/3FusiM4 🛒 Dead On DOS22M Steel Milled Hammer: https://amzn.to/2QSzQ6B _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series …

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The Ugly Truth About Airtight Buildings

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Roger points out the problems with building airtightness (also called envelope airtightness) in his latest rant. Further reading. ▶ Building airtightness: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Building_airtightness ▶ What is Airtight Construction?: https://elrondburrell.com/blog/passivhaus-airtight-construction

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9 Things That Really Annoy Your Builder

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Roger’s on the warpath with 9 things to drive him and other builders mad. This episode is not sponsored by Yorkshire Tea. 00:00 Intro 00:15 Tea 01:14 The come on 02:08 Late start 02:28 Dust and noise 02:59 Vans 03:13 Mates rates 04:09 Mission creep 04:56 Price match 05:30 Money 06:35 Goodbye

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Building A Room On Top of a Garage

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How do you build a room on top of a garage? James, Ian and Roger move to the other end of the house for this building challenge in the first part of ‘how to build a bedroom on top of your garage’. _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip …

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A New Build Nightmare That Shouldn’t Happen

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➤ Send us your new-build story: http://skill-builder.uk/send 🎬 Bathrooms playlist: https://bit.ly/3yaTFqi 🎬 Abacus Bathrooms playlist: https://bit.ly/3eYDdC0 Roger sees another cracked shower tray problem in a new-build house that has driven the owner to take legal action.

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On the Home Straight ~ Extension Build #26

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James, Ian and Roger are getting close to the finish line. _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 Roofing Squares Compared: https://youtu.be/7qlQW3j6OIQ 🎬 How to Make a Tusk Tenon Joint Like a Pro: https://youtu.be/osoItQj_blw _________________________________________________________________ Our thanks go to James …

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New Build Home Nightmares That CAN be Avoided

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Roger looks at Eco Joists and the micro cracking defect with flooring and ceiling construction when floors are walked across causing plasterboard ceiling cracks and creaks below. CURA Homecare after-sales maintenance services to national housebuilders. https://www.cura-home-care.co.uk/portfolio-item/micro-cracking/

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How Can Concrete Buildings Collapse?

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In the aftermath of the Champlain Towers collapse in Miami, Roger takes a look at why concrete fails and what can be done to prevent future disasters. ⬇ RELATED VIDEO LINKS ⬇ 🎬 Failing Building Materials: https://youtu.be/UiQNf9k795g 🎬 Cowboy Builders Rant: https://youtu.be/auZSQxJ_Dso Morandi Bridge image by mattiarainieri0 https://bit.ly/3qw955o

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How To Build a Soundproof Room?

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▶ Tim Nugent – https://www.instagram.com/nuggetonline ▶ Dan Cox – https://www.instagram.com/roofing_square_dan ▶ Nick Whitaker Electro-acoustics – http://www.nickwhitaker.net ___________________________ Tim’s useful shopping links Sound Proofing ▶ https://www.soundproofingstore.co.uk/walls ▶ https://soundproofingstore.uk/product/tecsound-sy100/ Rockwool RW3 Acoustic Sound Absorption (panels/corner traps) ▶ https://bit.ly/3f0XCqm Doors ▶ https://www.enfielddoors.co.uk/acousticdoors ▶ https://quietstar.co.uk Acoustic Wall ties ▶ https://www.christiegrey.com/construction-products/awt-acoustic-wall-ties/ Mass Loaded Vinyl ▶ https://www.sruinsulation.co.uk/MLV50-Mass-Loaded-Vinyl-5kg Acoustic Glass ▶ https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/products/product-categories/noise-control/pilkington-optiphon

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Fitting Staircase Spindles ~ Extension Build #17

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James is fitting the spindles on the loft staircase and chatting with Roger about the best approach to building a staircase. 🛒 Tracer AMK1 Deep Pencil Marker: https://amzn.to/3nlVsEr 🛒 Estwing E24C Curved Claw Hammer: https://amzn.to/33IJdc5 🛒 HiKOKI NT65GS 2nd Fix Gas Finish Nailer: https://bit.ly/3hrgock _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to …

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Squeak Free Staircase ~ Extension Build #15

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James is joined by Mark Wilmot from Surrey Staircases. https://www.surreystaircases.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/Surrey-Staircases-1601470206825815 _______________________ SHOPPING LINKS 🛒 Timbond Rapid Fast Bond PU Adhesive: https://bit.ly/3u2dDS6 🛒 ForgeFast Wood Screws: https://amzn.to/3gMLiLT 🛒 DeWalt 18v Circular Saw: https://amzn.to/3taIXN7 _______________________ RELATED VIDEO LINKS 🎬 How To Build An Extension series playlist: https://bit.ly/2LnUhG5 🎬 How to Cut Hip Rafters: https://youtu.be/CmKZoPmROn8 🎬 Ultimate Roofing Square: https://youtu.be/_TmXZ0cGNEI 🎬 6 …

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