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Month: November 2018

And The Walls Come Tumbling Down

And The Walls Come Tumbling Down

As we had left off of the last post, we had taken a long shot approach and found a local farmer that was willing to take down the machine shed.  After more than a year of cleaning out and cleaning out and cleaning out…we actually get to do some demo work! We cannot begin to explain how excited we were to see something done other than shoveling raccoon infested trash into a dump trailer. After a bit of logistics, the…

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Frustration Turns to Excitement

Frustration Turns to Excitement

Last week we shared how we painstakingly took down one of the shelves in the back on the machine shed. If you haven’t read about it, check out this post. One of the top goals of this year is getting down the machine shed before winter. In order to do that, we felt that we needed to have it totally clear of all the stuff inside. Time was running out. We still had a lot of work to do. Once…

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The Shelves Are Coming Down!

The Shelves Are Coming Down!

If you love a blog post with lots of pictures, you’re going to love this post! After our move, getting the machine shed cleaned out, so it could be taken down, was our top priority. We were getting so close to getting it totally cleaned out. We decided that the shelves in the back of the shed that go floor to ceiling were up next for deconstruction. Luckily Chris doesn’t have a problem with heights! Each shelf was constructed with…

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Meet Big Blue

Meet Big Blue

Meet Blue..Big Blue. Big Blue is the newest addition to our remodel project. It is a full-size, 8′ by 40′ shipping container. Blue has most likely made thousands of trips across the ocean. And now it sits contently in our backyard. So how did this happen? We knew we needed a secure place to put all our remodel/construction stuff after the machine shed gets taken down. And of course, when construction begins on the house, everything will need to be…

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