The battle rages on….

Battling rainsunraincloudshangoverrainwindsunwindheadacherainsunwind, I finished all the siding. ALL the siding. All of it. No more siding. None. All done. Absolutely no more siding. Roof didn’t come, so maybe next week.

 

Laying Steel…

The roof for the ‘shed’ came in yesterday, so I ran to the store this morning to grab it and started putting it in. Went pretty well considering I’ve never installed a steel roof before. I only made three mistakes. (Don’t tell anyone. I think I can fix them.)

I think I’ll be able to finish the siding tomorrow, and maybe even install my skylight as well. Hopefully the rest of the roof will be here before the weekend.

Twiddling my thumbs…

…and drumming my fingers (WTF? People put it on YouTube? When I do it, people (understandably) tell me to knock it off!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcHZz5XGE4I) waiting for my steel roof to come. Menard’s literature says it takes about a week to get yer roof, so I didn’t rush. But when I ordered mine, they told me it would take three weeks! [Heavy sigh]

So I reconstructed my crummy trim job on the port side and installed my water fill and outdoor shower. I’m waiting on the water heater as well….

Plumbing Half-measures

Plumbing Half-measures

 

Hey! What’s the big idea?

Seems the Wayland Fire Department is ahead of the curve. I happened to be driving by and caught it out of the corner of my eye.

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I finally have a real door!

I’m planning on building my own door at some point, but I wanted to just get one in so I could finish the siding. I bought a scrap door, but spent so much friggin’ time cutting it down to size, adding wood to support the edges, and installing the hinges, I think this door might stay for a while. And the color almost matches the windows, so I’ll probably wait until I’m living in it to take my time on building a better one.

I’ve gone as far as I can on the siding. I can’t finish the siding on the front until I get the steel roof on the ‘shed’, but that should happen soon (I hope!).

And once the trim was done, I started the siding.

Next step…

…window trim.