Wood Woman

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Wood Woman

Coming along...

Well, I got a couple of nice things under the tree, hubby got me a stand for my tablet so I can watch it hands free.  It's the ultimate in couch potato luxury!  Daughter got me a throw with my delicious Tomoe from Kamisama Hajimemashita on it.  Yum!

But the best present I got was the day off the state gave me to  work on the greenhouse!  I got the solar panels on their little platform over the railing off the porch and today I bought the wood to finish up the raised platform for my greenhouse.  Got the platform insulated,  sealed in plastic and then decked.

It was a very pretty thing when finished.  The platform matches what's on the deck already and looks lots better than the OSB I was considering for a top.  I also got to try out the nail gun my husband got a few years ago and never used.  It made nailing the deck go MUCH quicker.

After a little confusion over the way the greenhouse frame went together, I finally figured it out and was off and running!  Time caught me up so I'm not quite done, but I'm very pleased with the progress so far. 

We're supposed to have just as nice weather tomorrow so I'm hoping to get much further along with the structure.  So far, I've been able to do it all myself, but the directions suggest getting two assistants to get the roof beams up.  Good thing I have two kids.  ;) 

Hope your Holiday was just as satisfying!


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shirebound December 26th, 2014
I'm excited for you! And I'll bet all that fresh lumber smells great.

Happy Holidays, my friend.

elasg December 27th, 2014
I'm so excited about it it's almost embarrassing. LOL! Can't wait to start growing things in there. *squee!*

evil_little_dog December 26th, 2014
How cool! Good luck with your completing the project!

elasg December 27th, 2014
I'm having a lot of fun putting it together, but I'll bet I have even more fun with green growing things around me in January. Can't wait!

evil_little_dog December 27th, 2014
Yes,that's always nice. :D

cornerofmadness December 27th, 2014
Very cool. Good luck getting it done

elasg December 27th, 2014
Thank you! I'm going to try. :)

grey_wonderer December 27th, 2014
I so wish I were that clever and could do that sort of thing. Even with help and instructions I would be lost.

elasg December 27th, 2014
I gotta tell ya, these directions suck - the manufacturer's website has all these reviews and the most common theme is that the directions suck. Good thing there are youtube vids out there to look at for this installation.

claudia603 December 27th, 2014
You live in such a gorgeous area! It makes me think of a cabin in a vacation area!

elasg December 27th, 2014
Oh wow, if you think this is nice, you should see where I work -

Boggs Run, Renovo, PA photo IMAG0629_zpsezqin4is.jpg

We're lucky to live right by the river, but up high enough that most floods don't get us. It is a nice place, though a little impoverished. It's one of the tradeoffs.

claudia603 December 27th, 2014
Indeed! :))) You do have a beautiful place to live!

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