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Year: 2006

Onions for winter

Some Stuttgarter cooking onions, put aside for winter. Didn’t do much harvest saving this year, an assortment of winter squash and small pumpkins, a couple of bushels of potatoes, the same for carrots, about 30lbs of spinach, frozen, and…a bushel or so of onions.

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Galvalume!

Build a little, learn a little about building materials. Screwing on the roof took two of us about four hours. It’s made of Galvalume, which was recommended by (and gotten at a bit of a deal from) a friend working in construction. I looked it up. Galvanized steel is made…

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Walls!

The outside walls are pine tongue-and-groove from a local sawmill. A little pricey, but what isn’t, and it looks pretty good. Now, the wait for the roof steel, on order and coming in a week.

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Framed!

With the rafters in place, the wood framing is done, and it’s on to wrapping the frame with an insulating fabric (Typar, the gray stuff leaning on the left) and closing up the outside walls with tongue-and-groove siding. We’re working to get the space enclosed before any really cold weather…

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