New home for the horses

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Blog series by Esko Lehtovaara updated 10-01-2013 07:19 PM 3 parts 3545 reads 0 comments total

Part 1: Introduction

09-13-2013 10:35 AM by Esko Lehtovaara | 0 comments »

We started making a new shed for the horses were they can come and go as they wish. In Finnish it is called pihatto. That has ocupaid all our time the last 4 weeks. We had an old cowhouse concrete floor and we layed new steel concrete floor. I made the round and my wife delivered it with the weelbarrow. Totaly it took 6 hours without brakes. The new floor is 5.4×4.8m or 17.7×15.7ft and 5cm/2” thick. on last monday we got the tinroof installed or my wife got. It’s not cle...

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Part 2: The End. Finaly.

09-24-2013 10:14 AM by Esko Lehtovaara | 0 comments »

It’s now 24.9. It all started on 26.8. (with renting a sement mixer. It took only 6 hours for us to get the slab done.) Since then allmost every day has been a workday. Maby 3 days has been lazy day with only 2-3hours of work. Still. I started to be quite fedup. Rest of the work is a piece of cake: digging a ditch for the rain water. I’ll put a tube on the bottom and fill with gravel 008. The “door” from the old ‘pihatto’. Pihatto is the house for the hors...

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Part 3: Still a few things lacking

10-01-2013 07:19 PM by Esko Lehtovaara | 0 comments »

Finaly the horses moved in to their new house. It happend on last weekend. Late in the evening on late saturday evening. The only thing that has to be done are the windows. The frames are done. I had two without glasses. They were about 7” to wide but I fixed it by cutting them from the midle and then routing from each side from the midle 7” so I got a matching lapjoint. Yesterday I orded the glasses and before weekend I have suitable windows for the pihatto. I have a problem with...

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