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

Hambels On Strike


Phase 3: Framing

At least from blogging. There was no point in blogging one more day on demolition, and I was soooo over it. So, I refused to write anything until I could open a new chapter in this blog…Specifically “Framing”. If you noticed from some of the recent pics, a little bit of framing has already taken […]

August 25, 2013