Our Most Unusual Build

YFOOD COMPLETE MEAL TASTER PACK – Use code “BUILDER10” for a 10% discount 🛒 https://bit.ly/skillbuilder_yfood

Skill Builder meets Grand Designs as Roger Bisby joins Dan Cox on his exciting Kentish oast house project.

SHOPPING LINKS

🛒 Dan’s Roofing Square: https://www.essential-carpenter-tools.co.uk

🛒 Tracer AMK1 Deep Pencil Marker: https://amzn.to/3nlVsEr

🛒 Makita GN900SE Gas Nailer: https://amzn.to/3DggA6y

🛒 Dead On Steel Milled Hammer: https://amzn.to/2QSzQ6B

🛒 Swanson 7-inch Speed Square: https://amzn.to/3jigG5M

🛒 Spitfire Amber Kentish Ale: https://amzn.to/3mChiV0

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 of vernacular architecture. Many redundant oasts have been converted into houses. The names oast and oast house are used interchangeably in Kent and Sussex. In Surrey, Hampshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire they are called hop kilns.

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

About Dylan Garton

Dylan Garton is a cofounder of Skill Builder and freelance video producer, camera operator and video editor.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.