9-11-10

October 26, 2010 at 5:55 am | Posted in alaska, photo du jour | Leave a comment
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Looking down from the upper deck, Kachemak Bay ferry.

The porch project

September 29, 2009 at 7:03 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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With a lot of help from Diane [brute force; bubbliness] and Curtis [massive woodworking tips and tricks] I got a replacement porch built at my Hoyt St. house. 

The porch that used to be there was actually the floor of an insensitive arctic entry addition that I tore down in 2002.  There was about a two foot deep excavation under the former entry that we filled in with rock, after mounting some strips of plywood to keep the rocks from spilling under the [foundation-less] house.  Then floated and levelled a couple of pressure treated 6×6 sleepers and framed the porch up from there. 

It turned out really nice.

10-16-08

November 2, 2008 at 3:52 am | Posted in photo du jour | Leave a comment
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Front yard of my mom and stepfathers house in Sequim.

Front yard of my mom and stepfather's house in Sequim.

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