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Repointing – done!

Category: Barn Conversion Journal June 29th, 2011 by mbc

It is with a mixed sense of delight (at having no more pointing to do) and dismay (at having no more pointing to do) that I can report that I’ve completed repointing the barn.

There’s still work to be done on pointing the garden walls and the arches over the original windows and doors still need some attention, but the real time-consuming, day-after-day effort is over and done with.

I’ve already found plenty of other things to do, but after having spent over four years repointing the barn (although I stopped for a year or so around 2008/9) there’s a small part of me that with miss the sore hands and starring at a wall for hours on end…

…anyway, onwards and upwards…

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