Monthly Archives: January 2017

2017 Week 4 in Review

Didn’t get much done on the playhouse during the week. I’ve settled into a cadence of “plan and design during the week, build on the weekend.” To that end, I made good progress on the playhouse this weekend. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Batter Boards

Batter boards are horizontal pieces of wood used to help square and level the post footings. There are various HOWTO sites and videos for how to construct them. The method I chose was to set 3 stakes at an approximate … Continue reading

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2017 Week 3 in Review

On the playhouse front, the early part of the continued to be dominated by wet conditions. We finally got a break in the rain on Friday. Yesterday, I picked up bags of concrete and fresh footing mold tubes with the … Continue reading

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2017 Week 2 in Review

With a little help from Christina, we got the playhouse post placement squared away. I hope. Until the posts are actually set, I am anxious about everything lining up plumb and square. Let’s hope Pythagoras was right! I spent most … Continue reading

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2017 Week 1 in Review

Monday – was considered a holiday, even though I was ready to get back to work. Most of the rest of the workweek was spent re-establishing routine and momentum. I broke ground on G’s playhouse. Despite how it looks in … Continue reading

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