Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Catching Up - Part III: Foundation

Once the footings were dug and the concrete was poured, it was time to lay the foundation. Our blocklayer, John, is fairly unique. He's a one-man-show. Mixes his own mortar, carries his own blocks - he does it all. That makes the process a little bit slower, but it also allows for a higher quality product in the end.

Looking at the front of the house

The inset will be the front porch


Another view of the soon-to-be porch


View from the center of the road


Looking at the garage


Guest bedroom on the front of the house


Pea gravel (almost 100 tons) in the garage preparing for concrete


Soon-to-be garage floor

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