Monthly Archives: April 2019

We have a construction loan :-)

So do most people who build a house, so … what’s the big deal? Here it is: most people who build a natural core (strawbale) house do it on a credit card or with cash — they don’t get a … Continue reading

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Found a claw

After roughly 10 tries last week, we found an excavator with a claw (the grabber thing above the bucket in the picture). It got the crossing cleaned out! Since then, the creek has been happy, and we’re moving forward… Notice … Continue reading

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Highlift, meet dead oak

A friend recently asked me, “What’s a highlift?” Behold… Our driveway, it turns out, needed to go right through a place where this huge, dead oak tree was standing. We got a bid of $800 to drop it, but then … Continue reading

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