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By the big red barn…

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Slow Going

Whoa.  Slow going indeed.  It’s been more than a month since I’ve updated this thing.  And do you know why?  It’s because very little has actually been happening.  The weather has conspired with some busy workers to mean that we’ve seen just a bit of progress.  (To be fair, the early progress was excellent, so […]
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Update, Minutiae

Alright, things appear to be a little slow right now.  We’re getting little nit picky things in order at the moment, so progress feels slow. We’ve designed some shelves to surround the murphy bed.  We’ve designed the greenhouse and how it holds together.  We’ve figured out that the big window needs to move 3 inches. […]
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First Week of November, a Summary

Sorry for the delay on updates… I’ve gotten a bit lazy! Worthy of note: The metal roof (love), the windows, more siding.   Certain sections of siding are on hold waiting for the exterior doors.   We had the sandblaster in to create the floor texture.   There’s actually a lot to see here.  HVAC […]
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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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