On Friday May 26 the foundation walls for our Smiling Woods Yurt were poured. These walls extend 48 inches below the surface per code in climates like ours. The pour itself took just an afternoon, but there were many days that went into building and setting up the forms. At one point things were not … Continue reading Pouring the Walls
Month: May 2017
Of Course We Need a Plumber
Up until yesterday morning I was under the impression that we the homeowners would be able to rough in the plumbing under the concrete slab. As the foundation pour became imminent we did the research to understand what this would entail and quickly realized that it is more complicated than a couple simple pipes. Further, … Continue reading Of Course We Need a Plumber
Here are a couple photos I received of our center ring in the shop. This will be at the highest point of our ceiling with 54 rafters connecting it to the walls. It's a work of art!
Pieces in Place
Today some work was done on the forms that will be used to hold our round slab of concrete in place while it is being poured. So, yeah construction has officially started! Backhoes, fork lifts, bulldozers oh my. Three weeks from now our new house will be sitting on its pallets wrapped in tarps waiting for us … Continue reading Pieces in Place