Construction Chronology

If you've wondered what has been taking so long, here is a summary of what I have been working on all these many years:

Winter 1991 Bought the property
Summer 1991 Built trails, surveyed property
Winter 1992 Roadway and trailer site
Summer 1992 Snowshed for the trailer
Winter 1993 Roadway
Summer 1993 Springbox
Winter 1994 Site excavation
Summer 1994 Excavation and timber harvesting
Winter 1995 Designed building, moved rocks
Summer 1995 Temporary power, made planks, poured footings, bldg permit
Winter 1996 Stockpiled concrete blocks and rebar
Summer 1996 Laid up foundation
Winter 1997 Worked on log walls
Summer 1997 Log walls
Winter 1998 Log walls and porch logs
Summer 1998 Log gables and purlins
Winter 1999 Ridgepole
Summer 1999 Roof (rafters and OSB)
Winter 2000 Main subfloor
Summer 2000 Metal roofing and staining outside walls
Winter 2001 Loft subfloor and partition stud walls
Summer 2001 Stain outside walls, front door, log porch structure
Winter 2002 Log porch structure
Summer 2002 Chink outside walls
Winter 2003 Ripped planks for porch deck
Summer 2003 Porch deck, finished chinking, water pipes, windows
Winter 2004 Packrat eviction
Summer 2004 Water line, scrape and varnish interior walls
Winter 2005 Varnish interior walls
Summer 2005 Chink 1st fl walls, baseboard receptacles in log walls
Winter 2006 Varnish loft walls, phony log for duct
Summer 2006 Front staircase
Winter 2007 Varnish loft walls, front staircase
Summer 2007 Back porch, wood stove
Winter 2008 Varnish loft walls, roof panels slid off
Summer 2008 Permanent power service, concrete stairs, fixed roof
Winter 2009 Lighting circuits and fixtures, back stairs
Summer 2009 Chinked loft
Winter 2010 Loft staircase, plumbing
Summer 2010 Plumbing, ventilation, insulation, wiring
Winter 2011 Modify plumbing, move stove, smoke detectors, elect. final, HVAC

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