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Archive for June 26th, 2020

Bathhouse 5

I guess it’s kind of a tease to share this picture of the foundation of Chekhov’s cottage with you today when it was taken two weeks ago and only looked like this for a couple of hours.  But I wanted to create a buffer against possible delays in the process, and also chronicle every stage of the process.  The cottage kit came with its own foundation joists, and since it’s a European company those boards were of a metric size; we therefore had to set the beams below those joists at the correct height to be flush and level with the framework around it.  We had the first course of logs laid down that same day, but that’s a picture and tale for next time.  What I will tell you is that by the time this is published we’ll have the cottage basically finished and the next set of posts ready to go in so we can get started on the deck proper.

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