Workshop Built of Straw

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Another winter saw the mercury plummet to record lows. I’ve always had a wood burner in my pottery and would never be able to dry the pots without one. But the trouble was I was heating the sky by day and it was getting so cold at night that despite wrapping I was still loosing pots to the frost.

Insulation is the key and this is where having a small temporary workshop for so long, allowed me to compromise when deciding on the size of my permanent workshop. You see the problem I had was that the cow shed is over 70 feet long, I had always fully intended to build two internal concrete block walls to divide the building into three – it was just a matter of in which position? (Or as it turns out with what?)

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