Sunday, November 4, 2007

its a wrap!


























finished wrapping the house today and the electrician (blink electric - lothar) has started. was a long week but everybody pulled it together. plumbers move in monday morning and hopefully by wednesday we will have a roof going. we shall see.
can u dig it?
studio[MUD]

Sunday, October 21, 2007

surprise inspection...




max stopped by to check things out. he was tough. left no detail unseen.
we are trying to wrap things up by mid week so the elctrician and plumbers can move in for a while.
can u dig it?
studio[MUD]

Thursday, October 11, 2007

still going.......





can u dig it...
studio[MUD]

Friday, October 5, 2007

view from living space!
can u dig it
studio[MUD]

Thursday, October 4, 2007

few more action shots from the week....

'you see....gotta hold your mouth like this.'


BAM!
can u dig it

studio[MUD]


Monday, October 1, 2007

and they're off!!!

decked....
and they're off....

stay tuned for more action updates!

can you dig it?

studio[MUD]

Monday, September 24, 2007

trusses baby....trusses




john ennis and thomas are helping us with the framing. they are pretty much in auto pilot now and it seems to be moving pretty quickly thanks to them. it is not so shaky out there at the end anymore. yeehaw!
life is good.
can u dig it!
studio[MUD]

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

here we go !!!!

concrete guys finally finished the upper beams.....

just in time for trusses to be delivered.....
can u dig it
studio[MUD]

Monday, September 17, 2007

more block shots

view from driveway @ street
view to north from roof terrace / kitchen / dining
north wall
from east.....kids room / bath terrace
can you dig it?!
studio[MUD]







Friday, September 14, 2007

ummmm.....block






masons have been banging away and it is shaping up. still need to do some serious cleaning on the walls and put the caps on but that is about it.
can u dig it?
studio[MUD]


Wednesday, August 15, 2007

BAM!

steel is in.
[MUD]crew



slide show posted later of the action.

life is good.

studio[MUD]

Saturday, August 4, 2007

not just another brick in the wall*

The formwork for the retaining wall came off today.









*I gots some Pink Floyd on my mind.

Thursday, August 2, 2007

beer, brats and a little slab action


slab is in. we popped open the beers as soon as the mud hit the steel. you can get dehydrated watching people work in the sun all day. we cooked up some sausages a little later in the day to counterbalance the beers.
life is good!

studio[MUD]

Saturday, July 28, 2007

Thursday, July 26, 2007

we got steel.........

monday tuesday
today





bring on the bunker bustes...we are ready. we have been tying steel all week with the concrete guys and we got some serious steel action going on. guys are becoming masters with the GONCHO.




hopefully tomorrow we can pour...unless the pinche lluvia shows up again.






kids showed up for a random surprise inspection...they were tough...did not like our design so they began building their own house.

can you dig it?

studio[MUD]