We got started
at 8:00 AM, and met
the family we are working
with. They worked with us in the morning, but in the afternoon they
We started out on an existing floor system. All the
walls were laid out for us - top and bottom plates, and some of the
headers were already built. We had to build the walls, and set
up, which we did quickly. We had an exterior wall crew, an
interior wall crew, and a paint crew. The paint crew was getting
the siding primed, ready to hang tomorrow.
The roof trusses were starting to be set by lunch, and
finished soon after lunch. Then work started on roof sheeting and
exterior sheeting. We had half the roof sheeting done and one run
of wall sheeting done. After inspection, we'll felt that, so we
have a dry place to work.
All the electrical and plumbing is roughed in this
afternoon. There's a front porch being built across the whole
front of the house.
It's going well.
Pat Paton and Marvin Walker were among those on the
roof. Not many people want to work on the roof.
Frank Baskin is having a great time working inside. He's
physically tired, but doing well. Pat's learning all kind
of skills he'll be able to use to fix his bathroom when he gets back