We Have Finished Milling!!

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Saturday afternoon PC hooted the car horn all the way up from the bush. He was ecstatic:) the milling is finished! Bearers and joists and 1.7km of decking boards for our deck and verandah are cut.

PC took the week off from work to complete the milling. Hard, tedious work, but it is finally finished.

The timber will sit stacked for the next six months to dry out.

All up we have six stacks of timber in the yard.

Our deck is huge and the verandah alone is 20m(66ft) by 2.7m(8.85ft).

On building progress; Wednesday we had a framing inspection. The building inspector was most impressed.
Friday the electrician came and began wiring up the house. He was quite happy for PC and Carpenter to work as his labourers. This was a wonderful opportunity, not only did they save hours of work (which translates to a cheaper bill), but Carpenter has been considering the electrician’s trade.


But for now PC is very happy, and he has rewarded himself with some time off. He fixed the tractor and has “gone slashin’ “

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3 Responses

  1. Please, please, please keep posting these updates! I think it is amazing what you guys are doing!!! And that picture of your husband on the tractor is adorable. Reminds me of my grandpa and all his tractors!

  2. Great Job all round, getting closer all the time.

  3. Charlotte
    Your words of encouragement bought BIG smiles all round:)

    Deanne
    Counting down days till children move in.

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