Category Archives: Cabin One
The foundation bricks are about to be completed.
After a long break due to thunderstorms and rain, we finally started to lay the foundation bricks. We’re using cinder blocks and Quikrete Mason Mix. We’re starting on the lowest step and then will start to build up our corners.
After a week of letting the concrete cure it was time to remove the form boards. It had rained during the week and the bottom of the trench was full of water. This made pulling the form boards difficult since … Continue reading
The big day, we had to pour about 150 bags of concrete for the footing since getting a concrete truck to the site was not an option. We started about 7am and it was a very long day. One of … Continue reading
We had three pallets of concrete delivered from Home Depot on Friday. We didn’t think they would be able to get to the build site to drop off the concrete, so we had planned on using this weekend to move … Continue reading
This weekend we’re putting the rebar in place.
It’s taken a lot of work but the form boards for the concrete footing are almost done. It’s taken a lot longer to cut the steps and get everything level.
After digging the trench there’s still a lot of work needed to put in the form boards. There about a two foot drop from the top of the site to the bottom, so we will be stepping our footing down.
After the disaster with the bobcat we decided to rent an excavator and dig a trench for the footing. It was very heavy and we had problems towing it up a gravel road to get to the property. We ended … Continue reading
We had a rented Bobcat to try to rip out some tree stumps and create a level area for the footing. It was pretty useless, it had rained the entire week before and everything was too muddy to do anything.