These are a few snapshots from video I took on Friday,
August 27, 1999
I decided to take the time and get some snapshots from my camcorder and show
you what's going on. I had to save the jpegs at 75% quality in order to keep
the size down (first attempt with 100% made the images 11.5mb!) I took all this
video yesterday evening and this afternoon. I hope this is not too much, and
hope it doesn't come out like someone's vacation pictures. It's from about 8
minutes of video and I have over 2 1/2 hours worth since they started
while almost in view of the house, a deer jumped out in front of me. By the
time I got my camera out it was almost in the woods.
As you come down my driveway this is
what the house looks like (through my dirty windshield)
garage looking back at the left side of the house
Timber checking out the view from the front porch.
The porch rafters yesterday.
View of the
ceiling when you walk in the front door.
views of my loft bedroom dormer window and the dormer window over the living
To show the size of the logs, here's my shadow against them, they are all
8" thick (these are over the fireplace)
Right side of
the house. The fireplace will be built in the middle hole on the first floor.
The back porches
don't have their rafters yet. You can see the kitchen sticking out of the back
of the house.
house and garage.
Close-up of a hand hewn log
View of the back of the house from the potential gazebo spot above the house
Me and Timber took a walk to my hilltop. You can't really make it out in the
photo but the land slopes downward in front of Timber and out to the drive way,
then on to the pond.
They made quite a bit of progress on the
porch roof today. They are starting to cover the roof with T&G.
howling at my brother up on the porch roof
A view of the garage. (It will get log
A view of the fixed log. It's the one
under the window opening. The place where it narrows is where the old and new
A view of the dovetail end of the new
log. It's the one whose top is still white. All the other logs are starting to