Teahouse floor construction
June 13th 2003: Now's the time to fix the floor. The first job being to lay the 4" x 2" softwood floor joists.
Seven joists were used fixed by galvanised brackets made for the job
The space between the joists were filled with 2" x 2" noggins
Each 8" oak floor board is nailed down separately with cork strip
Ready to start nailing down the boards
June 14th 2003: The continuing the story of the floorboards...
The first floor nailed into place using hidden nails
Done - phew!
The oak floor as seen from the entrance