Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wrapped Up for Irene!

Irene is here, I figured a day of “rest” for me,  meaning clean house & cook something REAL! So this is My Tiny House Trailer all wrapped up tight.  The framing for the front is somewhat up but not tied … Continue reading

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First Sets of Rafters Up

I have a first sets of rafters up, (until I ran out of ridge).  I need to build the rest of the walls to add the second half of the ridge up. Put Tyvek up on the end wall, & … Continue reading

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Rafters

As I’m trying to get it weather tight, while fighting with the weather, & building outside.  Add that it’s in a spot that the weather comes howling across a 150 acre ex hay field.  (why I never could put my … Continue reading

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Don’t forget The Buried Wires

When doing open/exposed joist framing, you have to plan & place your wiring(and sometimes plumbing too).  Before you lay your flooring.  You can kinda see the two kinds of wires, I have coming up from a wall, I buried in … Continue reading

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Floor Plan

I guess somewhere along here I need to put up the floor plan, & explain it.  So here goes. I really liked the floor plan when I bought it in the first place.  For a single person living in it, … Continue reading

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Really Moving Now!

A second wall is up(only half this time), & the back is framed.  I’m waiting for the T-111 on the back, until I get the rafters up.  So I can run the full sheet 8’ height on that T-111, & … Continue reading

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First wall UP!

August 7 2011 And boy what a Wall!  This is the front & running the whole length. 26′ 2″.  I ended up getting this whole wall, up BY MYSELF!!!!   I had waited 4 days between trying to get both … Continue reading

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Finally Starting to BUILD!

Aug 1st. So the Kitchen was next.  I then had to do the same “Laying Out” for the new Kitchen layout too.   I had a used double bowl stainless steel sink, but just couldn’t fit it in.  Glad I didn’t … Continue reading

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Working in the Heat Wave.

It’s Mid July.  Getting hot now.   Trying to get up at 5:30am & work til noon & then I have to quit. Not a bit of shade in the work area. The metal tools get too hot to pick up … Continue reading

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The Rain Stops!

July 2011 Finally the rain stopped or at least slowed down.  I hadn’t been able to do anything for a over week. I finally dared to start pulling windows & doors, & to work at getting the Slid out off.   … Continue reading

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