Monthly Archives: June 2012

The eave of the morning

These are the 2x8x12 roof rafters hung on the west side of the house. We really liked how the eave turned out. We just stare at it like a newborn baby, isn’t that funny? This eave should provide enough shade … Continue reading

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The beam is in place on those thingy’s now

Here is the beam sitting in all three of those “thingy’s”. The roof rafters will span this beam. Bob and Reggie (his brother) are hanging those as I type this.

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The thingy that holds the beam

I really should have asked Bob what the technical term is for this but it’s the thingy that holds the main roof rafter support beam. We have three of those in place now. I’ll take, no wait, I’ll have Bob … Continue reading

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Kitchen is coming together

These are the 2x8x14’s we bought today,they are now the ceiling rafters for the kitchen. It’s taking shape, well, to me it is.

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Sunsets aren’t just for romantics

I have to give big kudos to the Texas sunset, its beautiful. Evening time is the only time we can get work done without over heating. Here is a shot of Bob hanging a ceiling rafter for the kitchen.

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The newest rave…… burning or charring your siding

This can’t be the safest way to side a house, but it is the most interesting I’ve seen. Check out what carbonized, that is charred, siding looks like. Click on the white-lettered link in the photo to read the whole … Continue reading

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50% chance of rain and 100% rafters

Do you see that baby blue sky and those clouds in the background? The weatherman said there is a 50% chance of rain today. Really? With those clouds? I don’t think so. What I do know is that Bob is … Continue reading

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