A House In A Field


Easy Bake Oven.

100 degrees + shiny aluminum roof = Easy Bake Oven. No matter how hot you were last week, my guess is that Lars and the boys were hotter.  This week’s cooler temps are going to make the whole crew happier.

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“Rube Goldberg Goes To A ‘Saw’ Movie” – Roofing on Dash Landing

Busy week. Plumbers, electricians, ductwork, exterior trim — you name it.  But one of the biggest developments was the arrival of the C.O. Beck roofers and their crazy metal bending machine. You have to see this thing to believe it.  Fifteen…

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Little things. Coming together.

In what can be an incredibly frustrating, pull your hair out by the roots, “Are you kidding me?” process — and that’s on a good day — it’s nice to see little things start to come together. Kyle’s crew has…

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Plumbers, Electricians and Duct Workers – Oh, my!

Full house here on the field this week.  Not only did our steel finally find its way to the building site, but the place was buzzing with activity. And next week only gets busier.  We’ve got windows arriving on Monday…

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Engineering Inspection

We’ve come to appreciate that building a house is really a series of inspections interrupted by brief periods of work. There are town inspections to ensure that we’re following the appropriate local codes.  Bank inspections to make sure our their money…

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“Oh, my. That’s a LOT of red.”

One of the smaller, but more significant decisions of the week was the approval of our stain samples.  Even as we speak, our friends deep in the heart of Quebec have put down their poutine and are hard at work…

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