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Small Greenhouse Build

While drinking my coffee one morning, I realized that my tiny house was overrun by seedlings! To top it off, they weren’t getting enough sun. I had no choice, really, but I didn’t have the funding for a greenhouse. I did some scrounging and found and old roll of plastic …

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Fully Flattened

Our first step for the addition is to flatten the area, but the steps are overlapping here alot. There are other steps that are close to done, but the flattening is all done. This project was ridiculous the whole way through, but we learned that we need a machine. There …

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Stumps and Rocks

The first area that I will be adding will be the water room. It is currently loaded with stumps and rocks. The rain barrels will be set up here, and so the sink will be nearby, and the next room over will be the bathroom. They need to be close …

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Getting to Digging

The ground is just thawed and dry enough to get in some digging on the sunnier days. I have a lot of digging ahead of me, and I have to take all the time I can get. An addition will be put on the house, including an up grade to …

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Additon Step 2: Make a Flat Spot

This is the second area I am flattening out for the addition. The other side was put up in a hurry, so I forgot to take pictures. Obstacle 1 on this side is the tree stump. Obstacle 2 is the gap alongside the house. I stacked rocks to form a …

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Change in Plans…Again…

We have been hard at work on the cordwood house for a couple a months now.  Although it appears to me as though we have hardly been working.  Everything is moving painfully slowly and outside situations keep putting a hold on the the build for one annoying reason or another.  …

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Cordwood Build: Take 2

We are back to work at the cordwood house.  The first step was to get a work station set up and a path to it.           This will be the area we sort rocks and clay and process the trees. I could show you a million …

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Getting Going Again

It has been a crazy winter and I have been slacking on the blog.  We have been working on game making projects, resting before we start building again. Once the build gets going, there will be plenty on the blog to check out.  No promises as to how often I …

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Mini Cordwood Build: Squaring the Foundation

It has been quite a while since there has been a house update because we were having such bad building weather.  We decided to just do what we could, without making this house turn into a huge stressor.  We are plugging along, slowly, but still plugging along. Back to the …

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Making a Driveway

The excavator has arrived!  Now we can finally get to work.  There is only one problem, the “driveway” is not passable with an excavator.  Before we can do anything, we have to fix the driveway so that the excavator will be able to get past the very steep ledge that …