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.

June 11, 2022 House Update

After many delays and questions about how to proceed with certain parts of the plan, I am nearing completion of the walls of the house.

May 14, 2022 House Update

I got the septic tank installed. I need to add the risers off the access ports, but otherwise it’s looking good.

May 3, 2022 House Update

Latest update on my progress on the house. Most of the walls, except in the areas where I need to build the fireplaces, are up to the tops of the door/window rough bucks (frames visible in the picture).

April 3, 2022 House Update

New update on my progress. Winter, it seems, has finally broken.