Den update: Future Plans. 26/09/2020

Today is the twenty sixth of September. I was alone again in the woods. The birds were chirping away and the first winter cold has set in. Was a nice 4c when I stepped out of the house this morning. Today was a rather relax laid back day. I set about making and laying someContinue reading “Den update: Future Plans. 26/09/2020”

The Den Cabin: In the dry 24/09/2020

Today the the twenty fourth of September . A friend came to join me down in the woods today. I was in the process of slowly adding more shingles to the roof extending the northside wall line. Due to him being a far better tree surgeon then me I figured I would ask help makingContinue reading “The Den Cabin: In the dry 24/09/2020”

The Den Cabin: A light in the wall 12/09/2020

Today is the twelfth of September. Today Cate joined me down in the woods to get some progress done on the cabin and have a home cooked den date dinner. We had an amazing time and made great strides forward on the cabin. The later time of departure for her meant that I was ableContinue reading “The Den Cabin: A light in the wall 12/09/2020”

The Den Cabin: Window frames 09/09/2020

Today is Wednesday the ninth of September. Had a friend come down to the woods today to take some photos for me so I could put them into the blog (Thanks Harry 🙂 ). It was a pretty productive day of de-nailing planks, cutting them to size and then notching them out to fit theContinue reading “The Den Cabin: Window frames 09/09/2020”

Den Cabin Update: A doorway.

Today is September the fifth. A friend and I went down to the woods today to start the finer details of the cabin work. Over the next couple weeks the plan is to have a brief break from doing the roof and to get some of the wall details done. This includes: The doorframe, theContinue reading “Den Cabin Update: A doorway.”

The Cabin Floor: 02/09/2020

Today is September the second. A friend and I have spent a very soggy Wednesday filling in the old bunker hole and laying the long needed cabin floor. These plywood sheets are typically not very den like. They are square, straight and flat. This does not work very well with the jumble and tangle ofContinue reading “The Cabin Floor: 02/09/2020”

Den recovery work and coppice project update: 11/08

Today is the 11th of august. Went down to the den today with a friend to discover someone one or some people had gone and spent the night there and wrecked a large percentage of my progress. Large volumes of the roof battons and shingles had been burned and significant damage was done to ourContinue reading “Den recovery work and coppice project update: 11/08”