You may remember the playhouse? The one that we allegedly were building for the children but was really designed for us to use after they got tired … Continue reading Playhouse update
Added to the playhouse this weekend: one set of X railing the back horizontal railing the plywood back wall We had intended since the beginning to … Continue reading X Marks the Spot
After my recent learning experience on how to properly space cedar roofing shingles, I had gradually been reworking the roof. Yesterday Chloe went to play at … Continue reading Shingles, shingles and more shingles
With many DIY projects, I know just enough to have an unjustified confidence and not enough to know that I’m screwing something up. I had started … Continue reading Why instructions should be followed
Q: what’s better than spending fathers day weekend working on a playhouse A: nothing! Continue reading More shingles
So here’s what was accomplished the last couple of weekends. As always, it’s piecemeal…a few hours here, a couple there. One of the design changes we’ve … Continue reading Playhouse shingles
I once again was able to press last year’s scaffolding platforms into service. By resting them on the 2×6 ties, they turned what would be a … Continue reading Rafters!
Today was fairly productive, considering that multiple lumber yard visits were made in the morning. The overall shape of the playhouse is now apparent, as all … Continue reading Taking shape!
We went through another round of revisions on the playhouse design recently. What you can’t see in the rendering are the cedar shingles that we’re going … Continue reading Back to the drawing board
I finally remembered to pick up some concrete, so that I could pour the final footing, in the front right corner of the playhouse. This … Continue reading Sure Footed