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A Preview of Things to Come

August 3, 2011

More family, more friends, more work, more progress.

** I promise that Mr. B was not picking his nose when that picture was taken.

Many thanks, Mr. S!

First truss!

Guiding the truss

Thanks to Mr. N, S, and X for all your help! The truss installation has been brutal, but they stuck it out and we are just 2 away from being done!

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. Beth permalink
    August 3, 2011 8:14 am

    Oh my goodness! It’s looking like a real house. That people live in!

    • August 3, 2011 8:24 am

      Thanks, Bethicus. It is amazing how much more house-like it feels with the roof. I’m also amazed at how much taller it is than I thought it would be đŸ™‚

  2. August 3, 2011 9:13 am

    I still can’t believe you guys are doing this (or that I know people who are CAPABLE of doing this). Looks almost ready to move in to!

  3. sue permalink
    August 3, 2011 12:29 pm

    wow! amazing progress with some muscle to back it. i sure do miss sawing my 8 footers though…

  4. jim bossert permalink
    August 3, 2011 5:31 pm

    Hey Lex – I have now signed up to your blog to view the exciting progress on the ‘stead. You and the B-man are kicking! Uncle J

  5. Rita permalink
    August 5, 2011 3:47 pm

    It’s looking great. Where is the old wood beam located in the house?
    (first 2 pics).

  6. August 5, 2011 4:45 pm

    That one will be exposed between the two windows that will go over the kitchen counter. We put in another one that will be the corner of the front porch. Both of them are from the demolished building.

  7. Kali permalink
    August 18, 2011 1:41 pm

    Love the picture of Mr. N! What a guy…

  8. August 30, 2011 7:33 am

    Glorious weblog!

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