Second Story Addition Home Tour!

Phase 3: Framing

This post is long over due, but I wanted to wait until more shear wall was up to post it. Every picture I took (before today) just looked like a box of toothpicks. You know how they say, “That’s something only a mother could love”? Well, the pics I took looked like something only the […]

September 19, 2013

We’re Done!!!

Phase 3: Framing

Not really, but it felt amazing typing that. We did frame almost all of the second story walls and we did put about half of the roof trusses onto those walls (not nailed into place but kinda leaning on where they may end up). And I say “we” in the most general of terms here, […]

September 8, 2013

El Capitán

Phase 3: Framing

Look at this Jolly guy: My dad, for over 30 years, operated a residential and commercial plastering business, but because of the economy they had to close their doors. It’s been pretty sad to watch a man who was top in his field go to a standard employee who drives semi-trucks and holds no authority. […]

September 2, 2013

There’s So Much Room to do Activities!

Phase 3: Framing

It’s been a whirlwind of activities here at the Hambel house. Between building an addition, full time work, and last minute trips to the park/zoo/pool before school begins, I barely had time to realize how long it’s been since I’ve updated this blog…but don’t worry, Mike didn’t let you guys down, he bugged me about […]

September 1, 2013