Okay, What’s Next?

Today, 6 p.m.: Earlier Today, about 3 p.m.: This Morning: This Evening: During The Day: The LAST pieces of boarding board from the second lot of rough-sawn that we ordered…

Windowsill With Jade

Before: After (in progress): More of the story When we first saw the house, the sun porch with its solid bank of windows was a memorable feature and one of…

When Do You Call A Day, A Day?

Or three days, rather? I struggle a bit, secretly, with deciding when or what is enough. The so-called eight-hour business day is very ingrained. Our contractors have typically started at…

Missed It By THAT Much

As expected, the fifth and final hole dug for the porch footings had layers of cinderblock three feet down, put there as a sort of footing for the original 4×4…

Don’t Forget Leg Day

Yesterday was upper-body and arm day. Dug two holes and poured concrete for one, mounting the 6×6 post base in the top of the pier. Today was upper-body and arm…

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Three Bunny Farm was established August 21, 2014, in Troy, ME, with the construction of its first rabbit hutch: Started two days previous, using solely salvage lumber from demolition projects…

“How The…???”

At least one sister, and maybe both, asked me during this project, “How do you know how to do all this stuff? I didn’t recall that you were so handy….”…

All Together Now…

Do you like beams?? The beauty of taking a day off is that I get to post about what I did yesterday! I may have mentioned a temporary “wall” that…