Sunday, December 30, 2012

Not much to report. The weather is not good but hey, it's winter. The roof underlayment and the plastic are holding up well. Thankfully, there hasn't been excessive wind. Just snow!

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Time to show some updates, it's been awhile so thank you for your patience. We've finished putting the plywood up on the roof and got that covered with the Titanium synthetic underlayment. This means no more tarping over the roof which is a very good thing! Gable ends are framed and ready to be covered after this wave of rainy weather. We stapled plastic up on the walls to keep them dry until the windows get cut out for the real house wrap. We also spray foamed the ridge top above the beam and under the plywood. The end cedar rafters still need to be cut and placed to make it "steel roof" ready. There are a handful of "small stuff" to get to before installing the windows and siding but it's really getting close... here are some pics...
Once again, a big thanks goes out to Billy. That's him on the right peaking over the roof top and I'm on the left. (Four pics up)

Sunday, December 9, 2012

With the weekend off work I was hoping to get the roof covered but the rain held things up. We managed to get some plywood up in drizzly weather. The covers went on when the clouds turned dark and effectively ended the work. Next dry weather due Wednesday so the tarps stay on. Thanks go out to Billy once again who stayed most of the day Saturday. Also my neighbor Glenn lent me his little giant ladder and a plank that made a great work platform. Also, Beth S. P. showed up at just the right time to hold the ladder. Thanks Beth! Here's a few pics...

Sunday, December 2, 2012

It's been a busy four days and almost got to where I wanted. Very happy with the results! Thanks go out to Billy, Rick, Ray and neighbor Mike. The 4x6 beam was heavy and it went up without a hitch with the great help. Thanks guys! Billy stayed and George K came and shored up all the connections between rafters and walls. Marianne brought lunch and my parents dropped off pizza for dinner. Thanks so much! Can't forget the caramel creams from George and June to keep us goin.

Billy stayed late and helped cover it for the coming rain. It's slowly looking more like a house! Here are some pics...