You may remember, from earlier posts, that I was looking at relocating the original building. After removing the lining from inside the building, we got a better idea of the condition of the structure. And it wasn't as good as I would have hoped.
While all of the framing timber is hardwood, which was good, there were signs of termite damage in parts of the frame. We could have still used it, replacing the damaged sections, but we decided that it would be easier to dismantle the building, and reuse the timber in other parts of the new structure. We will use termite-treated plantation pine for the framing instead.
The tools of deconstruction, and the results...
Battens and weatherboards.
Framing timber and tiles
An audit of the materials from the deconstruction (see more here) of both the house and the old carport deconstructed earlier:
200 metres of floorboards (150mm x 20mm) @ $7.00p/m = $1400
150 metres of …