Past Project Journal Entires
- Happy to Clad!
September 27, 2018
Well, after so many years of slogging away on this place, it sure does feel read more
- Concrobium Pro – The Fungi Eradicator
August 13, 2018
As some of my long time readers will remember, I first came across the professional read more
- The Good, The Bad, and The Awesome!
July 19, 2018
As is typical fare for my house building journey, the last month or so has read more
- Happy to Clad!
Tag Archives: Owner Build
Well, today saw B.A.T. 3.0 flying high and proud. I am quite thrilled to have a good tarp overhead once more after such a lengthy absence. The last overhead B.A.T. 1.0 met its demise on December 11. 2014 during a … Continue reading
As I wrote in my last post, I had some significant problems with the pour of the exterior basement walk-up foundation. When a corner of the forms busted open during the pour, I lost a healthy 1/3 cubic meter before … Continue reading
Well, I am pleased to say that I actually exceeded my schedule and will be ready to pour my architectural concrete wall on Tuesday, a full week sooner than I planned. This either means I am getting faster or that … Continue reading
I just love times where construction actually goes according to plan. They have been so few and far between in my experience, that when they do happen, it just makes life good. Such is the current situation with the garage … Continue reading
Hey folks, just a fast update as not a lot has happened in the last week. I got Alfie’s shoe back on last Thursday, but it was clear my soil screening days were over for the season. Everything is now … Continue reading
The last week has progressed well. It has been reasonably dry and I was able to get a lot of the backfill complete. The back west wall is almost complete (put it aside to do other weather dependent things). Mr. … Continue reading
Well, I continue to be wildly optimistic in my backfill schedule. Even with assistance, this process is taking a LONG time. I can certainly understand why NO ONE does this in residential construction. I have averaged only one lineal ft … Continue reading