Week 2 update

Day 10

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Measuring to see if we’ll be able to get my house out once it’s built. Suddenly occurred to us it would be good to check this ahead of time!
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The ubiquitous Texas pickup is pretty useful for some stuff. Good thing Pops doesn’t mind his getting a little scuffed.

 

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Plastics trip definitely a success. Someone at the warehouse had messed up and cut a bunch of sheets in half which they were more than happy to get rid of at 75% off. Perfect to protect the underside of our trailer from road debris plus tons left over for other projects like the solar air furnace. Jackpot!

Day 11

 

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I confess I didn’t cook the tamales myself. Hoping I’ll have a chance once this build is done to try out my favorite tamale recipe in my new kitchen. Not worth cooking less than 100 at a time so we’ll need some help eating them, anyone up for that job?

Day 12

 

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You know you’re in Texas when this is what the hardhats look like. Not a gimmick, these were literally the only hardhats in the whole construction store.

Day 13

 

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Only 3 hours in and Pops already has work grease on his new Father’s Day shirt. Actually a perfect christening for it given the theme of the shirt.

Day 14

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Tiny house building may be hungry work but I didn’t need to eat for over 24 hours after this meal! Still feel stuffed… Thinking I need space for a BBQ in addition to my full size kitchen. Trying to make space on the deck for that.
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