Building Our Home and a Workshop #3: The Pit

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Blog entry by twokidsnosleep posted 09-28-2016 05:49 PM 1149 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Some Plans and Elevations Part 3 of Building Our Home and a Workshop series Part 4: Footings »

SO we showed the design and I moaned about a few things, let’s look at construction.
This is early November 2015
They dug the pit right away after demolition. In fact forms were up and ready to go before City approval just to stay on time..that is really common to do as City can be slow.

Levelling things out

The Japanese Maple we saved in the background

Dog chasing boy out of her pit

Everything gravelled and plastic on the piles to retain soil and protect from rain

The pit dog

Blue fenced up and forms going in

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#1 posted 09-29-2016 12:22 AM

Great start

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#2 posted 09-29-2016 03:21 AM

Hi Norman, thanks for looking in

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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