An ongoing journal of building an "off-the-grid" solar homestead, life, boring tedious stuff, knee-jerk eco-socialist opinion, work (as little as possible) and family---from the edge of the wilderness (where the Sierra meets the Cascades).
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Back to Work...
It is finally warm enough to get some work done. So I tackled the last bit of Stem Wall. First I prepped the site and set up my forms:
The last bit of Stem Wall is about fifteen feet--with room for what will be the back door:
The last corner of the Stem Wall. The big rock I called the Cornerstone:
The back door will go where the mortar is smoothed out in the photo below:
The half completed wall. I will have to build this wall about another foot taller: