Archive for December, 2009

Fully Online and Dried in…

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Ok, so the woodframe building is completely dried in now, I’m starting to pour the first pieces of the slab for the interior floor surface.   I am doing the stove slab first so that the heat from the woodburner can help to cure the rest of the slab, as the ground is already frozen here.  I’ll include a picture of the first piece of slab, once all the pieces are in place I will top-coat them with a slurry of self-leveling concrete and concrete stain, giving me a solid, level, attractive floor surface.  (in theory)  Now that the internet has been installed in the power shed (utility shed now)  I will be able to update this site on an almost daily basis.  Stay tuned boys and girls…  Here’s a couple of pictures of where I am at with the wood structure.

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I still have to cut out and install the windows, and put on an overhang for the sides and in the spring I will wrap and stucco the building.   Here’s an inside shot…

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I am a huge fan of “expandy foam” to fill the little cracks and crevices.  Still have work to do inside, like installing electrical, plumbing, drywall, finishing the insullation…  I should have a busy weel ahead of me.  At least I’ll be working inside sheltered from the insane winds and coming snow.   Here’s a little pic of the beginning of the slab…

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