LumberJocks

My new shop

  • Advertise with us
Blog series by EricTwice updated 02-04-2017 02:03 AM 3 parts 4139 reads 5 comments total

Part 1: Digging holes and setting posts

12-14-2016 11:47 AM by EricTwice | 2 comments »

First thing to do was to remove two large hickories. This was tricky because they had to fall between the house and the electric wires. Next a friend came over and drilled the holes for the posts This helped, but he only had an 11 inch auger (hole is 12+ inches in diameter) and the the code requires a 2’x2’ footer below the post. I took a digging bar and cut sideways to hollow out for the footer. the stick is 18’’ long Here are the posts, standing plumb...

Read this entry »


Part 2: surely I joist

12-29-2016 03:32 PM by EricTwice | 3 comments »

I have the week off, and the weather here has been about as perfect as one can expect in Virginia. I have not missed out on the opportunity to move things along. I have the banding up and now I am putting the floor joists in. I assembled an 8×10 section above where it belongs, and then drop it into place. I figured it would be easier than inserting them one at a time. As you can see in the picture sometimes dropping them into place means dropping them. (The board I had clamped to...

Read this entry »


Part 3: All decked out

02-04-2017 02:03 AM by EricTwice | 0 comments »

Well, that was fun. I know what I going to spent the income tax return on.

Read this entry »



DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com