September is coming like a freight train! Along with everything else, we need to finalize our lighting design plan and get our vertical culvert covered. Picking Up Our Ladder in Merced One of our major building challenges is that our house is located on a ‘seasonal perched water table.’ During the year, we can have […]
It was a bit spooky but had to be done. Bryan went down a ladder inside the 20 ft vertical culvert. The new temporary sump pump is now connected to our underground pipe system that enters the cistern and is pumping as required. Let it rain, let it pour … Continuing to Fabricate Our Red Front Door […]
Yes, the forecast was accurate. It rained today. We need to accelerate the drive to getting weather tight at our job site. The list includes: Review mock up for fascia and then install fascia over gable ends Receive and then install the shakes over the gable roofs Complete drip caps and sill pans, have them […]
The open trenches are getting old. Really old. With the probability of rain tomorrow (Sunday) at 90%, we had Manny and Izzie focused on backfilling and compacting as much of the open trenches at the site as possible. Finding a Large Inner Tube We decided to cover the two concrete vaults for the inlet and […]
The four-person team from Earth Bound Homes completed the plywood deck on the South side of the South gable today. Five more gables to go! Bryan spent 90 minutes shovelling dirt at the front of the property. We’re ready for Murray Windows & Doors to deliver 25 boxes of windows tomorrow!
Bryan was at the job site this morning and opened the gate at 7:50 am. Kel Marchbank was completing a mountain bike ride and dropped by for a minute. Then, promptly at 8:00 am, Manny and Izzy arrived to work on the underground elements at the front of the property. After working all morning, Izzy […]