Monthly Archives: October 2010

A bit of board and batten

Around the world with the barn again, this time with a lot of the siding in place.  (Much of it is not in place as well, as they have to wait for the windows to do some of the siding. The absence of a greenhouse…   Check out the newly installed steel poles that hold […]
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Framing is nearly complete

Obviously there are plenty of details that remain (like the steel posts that hold up the porch, and the floor that goes under it), but you can really get a sense of the actual size and shape of the barn now. That’s the storage area for the pool equipment that sits just below it to […]
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There it is…

You gotta love framing… A week ago, we didn’t have a slab.  Today?  The basic barn structure is in place… minus the porch and stuff.  Check it out. Confused?  Me too.  All of that bracing will come out, someday.
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More Framing

Check it out… this thing is finally popping out of the ground.
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Framing Begins

At last, the framing has begun…  Well, it’s not been that slow, I’m just impatient.  And what do you know, framing brings rain… for the first time since we started the project.  Oh well.  At least I got to see this much today…      
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A big pile of gravel

Progress has been a little slower of late.  The pool plumbing is waiting on the completion of some work on the barn.  The barn is just moving a little more slowly. Today we got the gravel fill for the barn, along with some waterproofing stuff around the outside.  Under Lindy’s feet, you can see the […]
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