Desert Creek House

Wooden structure and roof

802 Desert Creek Road,
Numbugga via Bega NSW 2550
Phone: 6492 8498
Email:
desertcreek(at)skymesh.com.au                        Back to Home Page   Return to "Building"



If you want to see:
- the first chapter of the photos (excavation, retaining wall and slab)  Click here
- the second chapter: photos of the wooden structure and roof   Click here
- the third chapter: photos of the rammed earth walls  Click here
- the fourth chapter: exterior cladding, windows, first floor and inner walls  Click here
- the slide show: cladding of the south wall,  Click here   Play it twice! it works well only the second time (because of loading time)



First picture  

Crane
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First post
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First row - relaxing
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Detail for post connector
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Two rows
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Drilling for top connector
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All posts
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First beam
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Cutting bolts
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Bolts
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Drilling
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Screwing
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Heavy beam with crane
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Long beam
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Detail beam and post connectors
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Scaffolding for fixing the second upper part of post
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Drilling for upper post connector
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Roof beam over future glasshouse
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The first joists
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Trimmers for the stair and light shaft
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Joists
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Joists again
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Relaxing feet
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"Architecturing"
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Hard work
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Upper parts of the posts
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Toolbox at the end of the day
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Bracings and conductor
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Last front double roof beam
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West view
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North West view
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North view
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North East view
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East view
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South view
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First upper posts
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Upper posts
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Corner scaffolding
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Putting up the corner post: circus?
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First upper beam
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Upper double roof beams
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Fixing the temporary support blocks
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Transport of the heaviest beam (9.3m)
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Preparing the beam on the first floor to be lifted up
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Pulling on the pullies to lift the beam with the crane
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The heavy beam in place
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All the main double roof beams
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View from the side
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First rafters on the front part
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Structured sky
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Illusion?
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Upper floor
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Upper floor again
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Shadows
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Zebra
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Rafters
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North view
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From the hill
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From the South
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Sisalation with battens and counter-battens for natural ventilation under the roof
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Sisalation from below (before insulation)
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Upper roof
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The space under the roof
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Top roof

Have a look at the:
First chapter of the photos (excavation, retaining wall and slab)  
Click here
Second chapter of the photos (wooden structure and roof)  Click here
Third chapter of the photos (rammed earth walls)  Click here
Fourth chapter of the photos (cladding, windows, first floor and inner walls)  Click here
Slide show: cladding of the south wall  Click here



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