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Well, it took about four months of solid work to build this house but it’s done. We pulled permits and passed the final inspection last Monday. Now waiting for Duke electric to hook up cables and install the meter and I can check all systems and the well water connections for leaks. The main house […]Continue reading
—By Brian Platt Looking back on it, I might as well have said “let’s build a rocket ship” I was so out of my element. But now, three months later and after gaining experience with log tongs, ridge poles, and reimagined “non-permitted structure” foundations, I’d compare it more to building a Boeing-787. Still well out […]Continue reading
Hi Kent, I found your blog long about 2012 after I added up what I’d spent in rent over the past 20 years (somewhere in the neighbourhood of $194,000.) Determined to live a life I love, I’d left my soulless corporate job, and started painting again. But the high cost of living in LA was […]Continue reading