Slating a round roof with flat rectangular slates is not easy but it is possible – watch Norman, try his hand at this on the Roundhouse project and with the guidance of a master slater from America. It may have been slow and labour intensive, but it can be done.
For anyone thinking of the doing the same or something similar, we're happy to offer you advice to avoid the pitfalls. We've written an article for designbuildings.co.uk where we help you navigate the do's and don'ts of Conical Roof Slating. Click here to read it, or watch Norman in video below.