Saturday, November 22, 2008

New Cabin Progress



Before I get plans approved, I have to install the septic system. Before I do that, I have to move the driveway. The guy in the cabin behind my property got an easement for the easternmost 10' of the property, then put the driveway way out of the easement. I could make him honor the easement, but I think keeping good will with the neighbors is good policy.
I poured concrete right along the property line as far as I could, until there was significant elevation change. Now I'm pouring pilasters on a 12" thick base; boulders will get mortared in between the pilasters. I'll fill behind the new wall with gravel and continue to add on to the driveway. When it's done I'll cut the existing driveway down to the required 10' width. It's a very nice place to be working, and home is right across the street.

3 comments:

Lee said...

Steve,

I would like some more reference shots. Maybe you could mark out a location and take a series of shots over time from that same spot?

flyingvan said...

OK Lee, I'll start doing that. I'll set up something at opposite corners and show progress that way. Today the challenge is using up the concrete I bought before it starts to rain....

Lee said...

And we all know how much you love a good challange.

I'm pretty sure you'll have something figured out.