isaiah 6:8 meme
Apr26

isaiah 6:8 meme

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Cutting out the dividing walls and door
Apr19

Cutting out the dividing walls and door

Today was scheduled to be a long day. I wanted to cut out the walls between the 2 containers, as well as the opening from the kitchen area to the back room which will be our temporary front door and build steps leading to the door. The walls are marked in red in the picture. I had a good friend of mine and my oldest son for help to get it done. In my research into the building process I read that you could use a grinder with a cutting...

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Crane day
Apr11

Crane day

So we are now at the point where the containers need to be set atop the foundation. I called around and found a company that had a crane that would do the job. Because of the distance from where the two containers were currently sitting to where they needed to go we calculated that we would require a 50 ton crane. The boxes are not that heavy they only weigh 10,500 empty. It was the lifting capacity at the distance from where the...

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The house foundation- forms

I have to apologize I did not take any pictures of the actual construction of the pier forms but I can tell you that I used 1/2″ plywood and 2×3’s to reinforce the corners. My Father and Brother came over to help me the day the concrete was being poured. We used the site level transit again to check the height of the boxes to make sure all was level since they were built at a different location and then brought to the...

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The containers get delivered
Apr03

The containers get delivered

I found a listing online for shipping containers and made a deal for 2 of the 4 I will need for the house. A few days later they were delivered. I tried to have them placed close to where they were going to go on the house. Share...

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