Gogglebox's Garden Blog:Year Three

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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by cordyman » Thu Apr 05, 2012 6:09 pm

i think green uplighting very subtle would look good to switch between that and the tube lighting. Could they be built flush with the floor outside the pillars, by removing a brick etc?


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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by shanks » Thu Apr 05, 2012 6:17 pm

awesome!!! if it were me i would have some subtle uplight on the coloumns but thats just me, i'm going to get some for uplighting some of the bigger/feature palms this year


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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by Andy P » Thu Apr 05, 2012 6:44 pm

I was thinking of this sort of effect
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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by kata » Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:10 pm

Beautiful Andy!!!

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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by gabriel » Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:42 am

looking great, well done icon_salut


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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by GoggleboxUK » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:33 pm

Voila le Maison Verte :lol:

All polycarb now in place (but inly for these pics really, it will all be coming down again tomorrow and being stored until winter). Good to feel it's working, even with a dull day like today it's substantially warmer in there.

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and rather than a topping out ceremony I decided to invest in a couple of badges from the Land Rover Discovery Tomb Raider Edition that was made to promote and used in the first Tomb Raider movie:

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One either side of the door:

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I'll do some more interior dressing tomorrow before I take the panels off, that way it won't matter if it's pouring with rain or blowing a gale.

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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by Delboy » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:45 pm

Nice one mate, it all looks very well made.
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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by Troppoz » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:49 pm

Good stuff Goggs, I didnt know you were a member of the Illuminati though :lol:
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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:51 pm

Looks very skilfully made. Well done.


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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by kata » Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:01 pm

Gud job G,

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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by GoggleboxUK » Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:05 pm

Troppoz wrote:Good stuff Goggs, I didnt know you were a member of the Illuminati though :lol:
Yeah, me and David Icke will be holding meetings in the greenhouse once the Reptilian alarm is wired up.

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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by cordyman » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:58 pm

very very nice :D

whats the score with removing and refitting the poly sheets, how are they held in?


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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by GoggleboxUK » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:30 pm

cordyman wrote:very very nice :D

whats the score with removing and refitting the poly sheets, how are they held in?
They are fixed in place with wooden battens that are screwed into the frame. To remove the panels I have to remove 3 of the 4 battens and the panel slides out. The battens are then replaced and screwed in until then panels need to go back.

The roof and the door panels are permanent as both are well hidden from view so only 4 pieces need to be stored in the shed taking up just 4" of space along the side wall with a layer of fleece between each to protect them from scratching. I may decide to fix and old double duvet to the wall and screw in a couple of large eyelets that I can string a bungee cord between to hold them securely.

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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by Deedee » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:33 am

woah goggle thats amazing, so unique icon_thumleft A transformer greenhouse, how fantastic is that. love the "Badges" love it all icon_cheers wow..


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Re: Gogglebox's Garden Blog: The Temple of Light

Post by Trudytropics » Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:33 pm

You a clever man Goggle icon_thumleft , very impressive, lets face it greenhouses etc are not the most attractive of buildings, however you have created an interesting feature that doubles as a good working space. Who says men can't multi task? :lol:
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