Flashback Friday: Building the Shed, Week 3

It’s another Flashback Friday and we’re gonna raise the roof! That’s what you do after you put the walls up. πŸ™‚

Before I bought the roofing materials for the shed I did a lot of research on different types of roofs. There are a lot of options but I went with a metal roof to keep with the farmhouse aesthetic I want for the homestead. I priced a few different stores and ended up going with the Pro-Rib from Menards, you can order it in lengths cut to the exact size you need and it’s very reasonably priced. Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Building the Shed, Week 2

It’s Friday! Gracias a Dios es Viernes (Thank God it’s Friday)! I had a Colombian coworker once and he was determined to teach me Spanish, that’s one of the few things I remember lol. πŸ™‚ It is a glorious 60 degrees on this beautiful Spring morning (60 degrees at 8 in the morning! This is what I live for.) and there’s a chance of some thunderstorms this afternoon. I LOVE a good thunderstorm, as long as they aren’t damaging.

I thought I’d post another Flashback Friday on the shed construction. This week I’m going to share all the fun of framing! Yes, it’s as exciting as it sounds. πŸ™‚ Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Building the Shed, Week 1

Over a three day period in September 2015, my Dad and Uncle poured the foundation for my shed! I helped with what I could but I can’t take credit for doing too much. πŸ™‚

It may seem really backwards to start my homestead by building a potting shed first. The reason we chose to do it that way was so I could use the shed as storage until the house is complete, which could be a couple years (I’m not financing the construction, I’m paying out of pocket as we go and we’re doing all of the work ourselves). Continue reading