Construction, House and Acreage Restoration

Plumb

Plumb is, most unfortunately, not a delicious fruit.

Plumb is the concept (or scientific term) that describes when an object is aligned with the center of the earth. Plumb is achieved through using gravity to find measurements, and in our case, string. Continue reading “Plumb”

Construction, House and Acreage Restoration

Raise the Roof

If you ever find yourself deconstructing and then reconstructing a home, I want to let you know that you really start to feel like you’re getting somewhere when you finally raise the roof.

Trusses sitting upside down between the walls of the upstairs.
Trusses sitting upside down between the walls of the upstairs.

Once again, I found myself to not be very strong, so I was not terribly helpful in this endeavor. Continue reading “Raise the Roof”

Exterior House Work, House and Acreage Restoration

The Excavator

So there are an awful lot of big tools and equipment that I fail to comprehend. My biggest failure is knowing what machine is called what. I like to name machines based on their size, shape or function because that seems logical to me. The only problem is that these tools are already named based on their size, shape or function. It just so happens that I don’t have the vocabulary to know this. Continue reading “The Excavator”