Friday, September 24, 2021

Delivered


 As you can see, I got the lion's share of my order delivered. The blocks on the left are for a future landscaping project and the lumber on the right for the greenhouse project. As you can see from the picture, the lumber has a ways to go down the hill but I'm planning to build the walls in seven sections and will just carry enough down for one section at a time so it isn't such a burden to carry. I still am missing the lumber for the ridge beam, roofing panels and doors but I think I should have most of what I need. My hope is that what I don't have, I can easily fit in my minivan and obtain it within 30 minutes or less. 

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  1. You will be busy getting it done before winter. Or maybe not as you seem to be very efficient.

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    1. Keep in mind that most things I post on my blog are on a two or three week time delay. I actually have all the walls up and sheathed and will start on the rafters this weekend in real time.

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  2. You do seem to keep yourself pretty busy Ed, blocks too?! Anyway, that's a lot of lumber--I'm looking forward to seeing this greenhouse go up!

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    1. The blocks are my wife's project, so she has says at this point anyway, but since I was paying for delivery anyway, I got them added to the load. I'm not sure if that project will get done yet this fall or if it will have to wait for spring.

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    2. I can't wait, I mean it Ed--HEY I just read about that 2-3 week time delay here! That's pretty smart :^)

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    3. It takes some of the pressure off a three post a week schedule when I have a backlog built up.

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  3. It's going to be great to see the project take shape! I didn't realize your blog was on a time delay.

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    1. I write when I have things to write about which means sometimes I have a backlog of posts and other times I don't. Right now, I have a backlog of posts and rather than bombard everyone with a huge post or lots of posts, I just meter them out knowing at some point in the future, I won't have a lot going on to write about and the accumulated posts will fill that void.

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  4. Now I'm curious to see what your wife has planned. Keep us posted on that, too! Speaking of keeping us posted... how are the jellyfish doing? (asking for a friend)

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    1. Pancake, Noodle and Potato are doing very well thus far. Pancake has regrown his/her missing two legs lost during the move. Everyone seems to be healthy thus far.

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  5. I have been so upset with deliveries of lumber and products over the past few months... Only getting part of a load, etc. But at least the boards are a lot less cheaper than they were a few months ago!

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    1. Mine are arriving but not as efficiently as before. I had to keep a list of everything I ordered and check it off as it arrived since they rearranged things so much. Thus far, I have gotten everything I ordered in the right quantities.

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    1. Stay tuned! More progress has been completed and will be posted in the near future.

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    1. I'm still waiting on some tape that seals up the sheathing joints but other than that, everything else has arrived.

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  8. Getting materials assembled always makes a project seem more real to me. Until that point it's an idea, but once we have the materials, we know it's going to happen.

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    1. Yes, it HAS to happen because the frugal part of me can't let all that material just rot and warp in the sun.

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  9. I am looking forward to seeing it go up. I really admire your talent for woodwork and carpentry, Ed.

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    1. I'm not sure about the talent part. I always say that I'm a jack of all trades, master of none.

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  10. When the lion learns that you got his share he is going to mightily pissed off.

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    1. Hopefully the building is strong enough to protect me from any pissed off lions!

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  11. It will be so nice to have a greenhouse, Ed! No grass grows under your feet!

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    1. At least not recently. I sure would like to find out if it could though!

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