Tag Archives: pier and beam foundation

Sweaty and sexy with tools

It was a hot and sweaty Texas day but we kept on working. Bob and Reggie have framed the main house and it’s ready for roof rafters and boy is it sexy. Check out those tool belts on those guys. … Continue reading

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Roof rafters

Bob put up the cross beam and now hanging roof rafters in the master b&b

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More subfloor

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Subfloor frame complete

The framing for the subfloor is complete throughout the house. The subfloor in the master bedroom is done, a few walls have gone up. Next we will finish the subfloor for the main room so we can put walls up.

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21 piers

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subfloor going on

Found the I-beams in the salvage area of our local steel supplier.  They just so happened to have 14 I-beams cut already to the exact length we needed.  I would call that nothing short of a miracle.  We paid $680 for … Continue reading

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this is a close up of the pier with the iBeam on top

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