Monthly Archives: June 2013

That’s a Wrap

We Typared last week (is that a verb?) and yes, we applied most of it upside down (thus the first picture you see is actually taken upside down. Just trying to mess with you and test your logic, see? As … Continue reading

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Don’t Sheath Me In

We thought it sounded both daunting and awesome–covert the entire frame in more wood! Lots of wood. Wood. wood. w.o.o.d.We will be the first to admit that we are just about tired of that wood sheathing that gave our house … Continue reading

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Visitors!

What can we say, we enjoy the company! Want to visit? Yes! Yes, you do! (and no, you don’t *have* to swing a hammer)  

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Water Run

Three 50-gallon barrels, meet the faucet at a nearby park. This is how we get our water. 

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Attack of the 8 Foot Truss Lift

Been another long couple of weeks . . . weeks that, unfortunately, included a lot of sickness (strep! coughing!) and working in the constant rain. Wait, did I just say that? Bad combo? Yep. Still sick as a result, but … Continue reading

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When Trusses Become a Frame

From this to this. It was a very good day. 

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Rooms With a View (a general update)

We framed up the windows in the 2-story portion of the house early this week before the rainy/pissy weather (i.e. Ithacating) socked us in. The rough openings are nice and big and we sort of wish that the whole house … Continue reading

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