A Case of the (Productive) Mondays

The team divided and conquered this Monday. Half the team went to the site to continue working on placing the OSB on the roof. Working at their fastest pace, yet, they believe the roof may be done in 1.5 days! The second team went on a material run, came to site with the lighting and the ...

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Topping off Party!

Today was the day of celebration! Today we celebrated finishing all the structure with a lunch party on site. Carmen and her two daughters brought food to barbecue and Hiroko brought homemade sushi and breakfast burritos. It was nice to sit and have a civilized lunch on site with our project in the background. After ...

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Looking More and More like a House

Tuesday followed up on Monday’s, mabe not so not so successful, trip to return the UHAUL, and to pick up materials from San Juan. So this morning, a third of the team set out to do so. They met up with the rest of the team on site who had finished up trusses, and began ...

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All According to Plan… or not

We started the day with a plan. We planned to work at the site for half the day and come back around lunch. We hoped to finish the last module’s trusses, we got so close, only two more to go! Another team added rigid insulation between the trusses to mitigate air flow under the roof ...

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Interior Walls!

Today’s activities included multiple teams working to accomplish different tasks. One team added structure on the trusses to extend the southern roof overhang to four feet, which will provide more shade on the house in the summer and direct sunlight in the winter to give heat. Another team finished placing OSB sheathing on the exterior ...

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