Moving on Up

Moving on Up

Exceptional week at the ranch.  Got the second story floor joists put up, and all the decking down.  It wasn’t without its complications, however.  I ordered the 20 engineered wooden I-beams from McCoy’s with specific instructions...

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Stairway from Hell?

Stairway from Hell?

You don’t think too much about stairways, but they’re a bit tricky to get right, and I have been thinking about and planning this stairway all week.  There are several websites that will do the math for you so I bought the wood, grabbed...

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Getting Hot in Here

I’ve been avoiding this post for about 2 months now, but since I have to collect my thoughts before I go to court, I may as well do it here. Several months back, just before the drywall was installed, the air conditioner went out at the...

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Finally Home

Finally Home

We’re finally home!  On Thanksgiving Day we made our final push to move into the house. It was an exhausting few weeks leading up to it, but we’re finally home. There is still plenty to do, only one bathroom, and the kitchen needs some...

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