Building a covered porch and walkway with skylights – part 2

Didymus oiling his saw ready for cutting hardwood

Didymus oiling his saw ready for cutting hardwood

 

Mr Musodza (Buwirimwe) getting it straight

Mr Musodza (Buwirimwe) getting it straight

 

and square!

and square!

 

Simple tools of the trade - a saw and adze

Simple tools of the trade – a saw and adze

 

Getting to the end of our Swiss style chalet walls

Getting to the end of our Swiss style chalet walls

 

Eddie

Eddie

 

The start of the rafters joining from the end of the existing roof onto our new wall and beyond to form an overhang

The start of the rafters joining from the end of the existing roof onto our new wall and beyond to form an overhang

 

charging the d.lights

Charging the d.lights

 

 

George working on the pillar foundations

George working on the pillar foundations

 

Rafters with six skylight frames

Rafters with six skylight frames: three internal and three external skylights!

 

The roofing slats go on

The roofing slats go on

 

and on

and on

 

getting there now!

getting there now! 

 

Didi working on the skylights themselves

Didi working on the skylights themselves

 

Skylights in their initial form

Skylights in their initial form

 

Pillars supporting the external overhang forming a sheltered walkway

Pillars supporting the external overhang forming a sheltered walkway

 

Adding chromadek to the skylight frames

Adding chromadek to the skylight frames

 

Overview of the skylight frames

Overview of the skylight frames

 

Our roofer in action on the skylights

Our roofer in action 

 

Porch and walkway with skylights

Porch and walkway with skylights

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