Building woodworking and metalworking projects in the home shop, including patternmaking, casting and smithing.You'll also find plans and information articles and a sprinkling of woodland property and nature pictures.
I had just finished installing the peak drip cap when the rain started. I managed to do the clean-up, put my tools away and snap a picture, when the skies opened up with a hard driving rain. I had at least 3 tricky points on the house and garage joints. They held up well, not a drop made it through the roof and there is still some flashing to go on, now that the shingles are done.
One half bundle of shingles left. They will be a start on the house shingles that I will have to do in a year or two.
Well my legs, butt cheeks and hips demand a day of rest tomorrow.
Well the weather was a roofers dream today, the sun didn't pop out even once but didn't get a drop of rain either, and there was a cool breeze blowing. Completed the roofing shingles. The shingles are Dakota 25 year with double adhesion strips. I managed a 5" overlap at the house joint, my house shingles are starting to curl on the windy edges and will need to be done in another 2 or 3 years, I'll give it a better overlap then. The eaves got a drip edge and roofing felt underlay. So the job went smoothly, the only casualty was a blister on one knee, some pads would have helped lol. Here are a couple of pictures.
It can rain now, most of the work left is under the roof.