guide for metal shears

September 29th, 2010

a DIY guide for our metal shears, so they will cut perfectly straight lines:

more hat channel

September 28th, 2010

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More wall details…

September 24th, 2010

The wall detail is definitely taking all of our time right now, hence the focus:

wall detail in action

September 21st, 2010

We started putting the foam (polyisocyanurate – polyiso for short) on today – hopefully tomorrow we’ll start putting the salvaged, steel siding on.

wall detail: nylon threaded rod

September 17th, 2010

threaded rod starts going up

September 14th, 2010

we’ve started to put the nylon threaded rod onto the house…

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drilling hat channel

September 13th, 2010

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windows almost in and no wind turbine… :(

September 10th, 2010

The windows are almost in and some disappointing news: we won’t be installing the wind turbine — the neighbors were adamantly against it…

nice clouds

September 10th, 2010

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salvaged dunnage

September 10th, 2010

We procured some really pretty tropical dunnage wood (from Viridian Wood Products) that has been re-milled into decking:

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