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Comment: By Tuesday Mr Laurent Maziere was finishing the plastering inside on the main floor monomur walls at great speed, thanks to his new machine.
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Apr 15, 2008 - 06:21 PM
Over the years I had been collecting old dressed limestone blocks from demolition of various walls, and Francis came to Beleterie to collect them to use n the new wall.

He struck solid rock digging the hole for the tank and had to bring in his Komatsu with pneumatic drill to break it up. Time spent breaking rock about an hour at 85 Euros an hour.

A truckload of rough stone was dumped and the rustic stone facing begun.

Mr Frédérick Maziere, Mr Faye's son-in-law and manager of the firm, came to help with the stone wall,

I had worked out how the old dressed stones were to be laid, and numbered them, and spent the day cleaning them up and supervising,

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