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Catching UP.

I have been way too busy to post much, so will do a catch up post. 1st I designed & built a 10′ x 14’shed. I needed a place to store things.  As I do have to get everything out … Continue reading

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New Driveway.

I have put in my new driveway.   I designed my house with the garage opening to the side. I don’t care to look at vehicles parked outside the garage, or have people looking right in if it’s open. It also … Continue reading

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Starting the Site Work

I will try to explain things as I go for anyone else ever planning to build themselves. There are many MANY things with the site layout & work, people don’t think about until it’s too late.  Plus KNOW your property … Continue reading

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Sold The Caswell House, Time to start on my Final Home.

I finally sold (gave away, really) my Spec house, The Caswell.    I did pick up 5 tough acres in Western, North Carolina, 2 years ago, with an old rotting Single Wide Model home on it.   This will be my final … Continue reading

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Roofing Done just in Time to Head to FL.

I have been too flat out since well before Thanksgiving to post this.    The weather cleared enough for me to finish the roofing to safely leave my Tiny House Trailer for a period.  There is still 2 windows to put … Continue reading

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Inside Work

It has been Raining & RAINING, day in & day out again.   I have had the New pieces of Everlast II roofing,  but can’t put them up!  The color is a PERFECT match to the 8 year old pieces!   So … Continue reading

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Starting on The Roofing

I’m finally getting to “Fitting” the roofing.  I have 9   6′ pieces leftover pieces of the good Everlast II Steel Roofing from when I had to re roofed the big Vineyard Barn, of it’s Ondura within 8 yrs,………. some … Continue reading

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Front end Roof Trim

I finally have the Nose Gable end Trim Up.  There is a bit of Flair hidden in it as, something is off a hair.  I used a piece of The Steel roofing to “see it” & correct it.  As I … Continue reading

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My Door is Up!

I finally have the door Up, but I wouldn’t say in.  I have to trim it out, which is tied in with window above it & the “Rafterets” I have to put across the front.   They will break up that … Continue reading

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1st Window In

We had another small HHH “heatwave”.  So I repainted in the shady sides, staying one side ahead of the sun.  Since it is now so closed in(I quit cutting the window holes out),  it is HOT inside & DARK!  So … Continue reading

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