The big job this past weekend was to get the gravel pad that makes up the foundation of the yurt laid. The first step we did was to lay down landscaping fabric.
Our gravel arrived and made a great play place for awhile.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Here is the trencher I rented to help me dig our utility lines
It had a mechanical failure about 10 minutes into the dig and I hand dug the rest of the 60 feet worth of 18 inch deep trenches. I'm really glad I did, (after the fact) because I unearthed a few treasures. Both the pickle jar the old soda can were found about 6 inches down. The pickle jar still had pickles in it. The can screams 1970's.
While the last place the yurt was set up was beautiful, it was also pretty exposed. The exterior wood of the door frame had quite a number done to it by the wind, sun, rain, and ice. We've lucked out with some really nice weather here lately, so I took advantage and refinished the doors.
In some non-yurt related news, the first blue berry harvest is in:
Posted by Ben Schneider at 10:46 PM