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Old October 27th, 2011, 08:31 PM   #41
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Thanks guys! And I love seeing other peoples projects also as it gets me motivated.
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Old October 27th, 2011, 09:09 PM   #42
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That looks awesome! Keep up the good work. The Septic tank idea is great. We're thinking about doing that at the camp I work at down here. Just a bit bigger.
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Old October 28th, 2011, 06:22 AM   #43
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Old October 31st, 2011, 10:09 PM   #44
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Thanks!!

Put some pieces of pipe I cut in the ground for some mums. Now all my mom has to do is just pull the container/mums out if one looks bad. Also if its going to frost she can easily bring them in the garage. Then when its spring/summer all she has to do is remove them, put some dirt in there and plant here flowers. That way she always has flowers in the same spot instead of digging them up each year.





The hole for the corner deck post footing I dug.



Took a 4' long by 12" wide piece of corrugated pipe and put in the hole and filed it with concrete. Put the jack under the deck to keep it up for now, though it really didn't move, but better to be safe then sorry. Got to cut a little more of the bottom of the post so I can put that other cement circle piece on-top of the other one, but giving the concrete some time to cure.




Dug out in front of the green shrubbery so I can put a 1-2 high small rock wall to keep that up and not have a huge water run off towards the bigger rocks walls. Also dug out a little behind the rocks walls to slope the ground a little away from the wall.



And added a few more rocks to the top of the wall under the deck to keep the grade level under it so the water doesn't come flying down the side of the rock wall also.

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Old October 31st, 2011, 10:10 PM   #45
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Not that it relates to my house remodel or anything, but I thought I would share some harvest pics.








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Old October 31st, 2011, 10:11 PM   #46
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thats a cool jack . show a close up

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Old November 2nd, 2011, 01:19 PM   #48
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Ill get you a few pics here in a little while. Had it all wrapped up as it rained and I didn't want water in it.

Not the most exciting post, but I put a drain on the top terrace to help with water run off. Going to slop behind the wall towards the drain. Its just a 4' long pipe with holes drilled in it with a cap. Wanted to use the bigger black corrugated pipe as I could use a post hole digger if I ever needed to clean the inside of it out (dirt, bark, etc), but I couldn't find a cap. Instead I am going to use a guide line holder that's used to hold lines/wires up to support telephone, etc poles. It fits perfectly in the green pipe that I can just turn in the pipe if there is dirt or bark and lift it out.



The guide line holder.


And started on the little rock wall.
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Old November 3rd, 2011, 12:02 AM   #49
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You do really nice work. Kinda wish I had a bigger yard now.
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Thanks! Its pretty fun to see it come together.

Put a drain on the lower terrace also.


And getting there.




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Nice 25.
I ran a 2088 about 800hrs this summer, someone we worked with had a newer 25.
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Old November 5th, 2011, 05:54 PM   #52
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Also my parents bought 6 doors that were delivered today for a 3 season porch they want to put on the back deck. Guess I know what I will be doing come spring.



And took one of my tractors out of their garage so they could have their garage back for the winter. Still got a lot of stuff to move to one of my barns before my mom gives it away, lol.


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Someone asked me for more pics of the tractor. I got a few more of another one of them. I have a ton of old wheel horse tractors that I got gotten/collected over the years and "modify"some. Ill have to take a few pics of the old ones I have soon. Don't mind all the junk.


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I will have an update on the farm house later this week. Finally getting my buddy to come over tomorrow to hep me with the ceiling joists.

Spreading some lime...



Here's a few pics of the wall. Will look a lot nicer come summer and its actually full of flowers/plants. Still got to finish the bottom terrace.


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wheel horses are awesome- we have a 1965 wheel horse and we love it! They're just solid as a rock, and do a nice job cutting :)
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Thanks! Actually just bought those this fall at a swap meet in Wisconsin. $600 for new 35's, so I went for it.

Love the old wheel horses. Just a few of the ton I have.






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Disking in the lime.




Got all of the old insulation out in the living room today. What a mess that was. Sorry the pics are bad, it was getting dark so I turned the flash on. I am no camera expert.

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I will take this one if you want to donate it. The go cart too.

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lol, I have a hard time getting rid of stuff. If I ever need someone to take it off my hands ill let you know

Well these pics were from around noon today, didn't get a chance to take any pics tonight so some stuff might now be done in the pics.

Got all the joists up and what a fun time it was. They are all nailed to the ends of the original joists. The original joists were bowing like crazy. Put my relief cuts in the old joists so the new ones can bring them back to level. There was a closest on the second story that wasn't allowing me to get the new joists level as the second story floor was sinking around the closest area. So I had to remove the closets on the second floor to let the floor come up to level. I was going to remove them anyway as I am going to add a bath/closest in the small room (the room that's at the far end of the pics) The door to the small room will be about where it was now, but it will lead to a bath and then a walk in closest will be on the other side of it (splitting the small room in half to make it a bath and closest).

Have all the headers up, they just weren't in the pics. Still have to put the 2x4's in the wall under the new joists.




The second floor (to the right of the pic is the stairway going downstairs) This is all above the two rooms I am working on on the main floor.



Getting there.



And most of it down.

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