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 Post subject: Loft conversion
PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:59 pm 
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A couple of you may know i'm in the midst of a loft conversion, for myself. 2 beroom, with a small ensuite.

Pretty decent amount of room in there, but plenty of awkward bits to contend with.
Doing in my 'spare' time, along side my day job.
Builder/chippy helping with certain aspects like fitting the velux windows and giving me a pont in the right direction now and then...

Few pics so far... Trusses everywhere... Girder trusses, Fink trusses.... you name it, theyre in there!
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So I ordered a fair bit of timber to get me started....
Full pack of 5.4m 8x2s. Plus a fair few 5x2 new rafters...
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Bit of an unusual setup on the steelwork, ridge beams and twin ridge beam setup of sorts, cantilevered across a reinforced truss... Steel erectors nightmare connections...
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Folded channel section to reinforce lower choord of girder truss, then a PFC to reinforce other direction...and folded brackets to take ends of joists in one section.
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Slowly moving on....First Velux in today, only 5 more to go :lol:
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 Post subject: Re: Loft conversion
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Busy busy busy... :thumbleft:

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 Post subject: Re: Loft conversion
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Looking good Hitch, nice steel work :thumbright:

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 Post subject: Re: Loft conversion
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Looks sturdy! ;-)


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 Post subject: Re: Loft conversion
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Moved this on a fair bit now...

All timberwork in, floor insulation, windows...
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Cellotex going in...nightmare job, back had to rebated to accomodate the old trusses, notched around new ties and uprights.



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Tidy job on the boarding.... Insulated board, so had to bevel cut at top and bottom to maintain the insulation.
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Plaster had a challenge, but did a nice job. :thumbleft:
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 Post subject: Re: Loft conversion
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Nice work.
it's just a big and difficult job :congrats:


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That was a hard task but you did great. Congratulations :thumbright:


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