July 25th 2023 House Update

Big update today on the house build. Things are moving along, and if you guessed that I’m nearing the completion of the project, you would be right.

June 15th 2023 House Update

As promised, I have an update on my house build. The trusses have been up and braced and done for a little while, I’ve added the overhangs for the gable ends, and I’ve framed in the top frame for the skylights, though not the channels down to the ceiling below.

May 15th 2023 House Update

Big progress happening on the house build. The trusses are on the house.

Spring 2023 House Update

Spring update on the house build. I finally got the trusses for the roof delivered, and then this happened.

4-12 House Update

The weather has finally improved after a snowy and cold winter, and I’ve started to make real progress on the house again.

February 3, 2023 House Update

Well, the crane truck came today and accomplished one of the few things I could not actually do myself- put the vigas on the house.

Dirt Floors in Earthen Construction

A lot of people associate the phrase “earthen construction” with the material used to build walls- adobe, rammed earth, CEB.

New Years House Update

New Year’s update on my house build. Just before the holidays, I had the concrete bond beam poured.

December 18th, 2022 House Update

Well, it’s been a challenging and rewarding year on my house build.

October 23, 2022 House Update

Lots of progress on my house build. I poured the “finished” floor layer inside.