day one was a little rough until i had a helper arrive:
i would say the most challenging thing was getting the boards onto the the through-bolts i had prepared, by myself, and making them level. when my trusty apprentice arrived, it all got a little easier, in a way. we ended up having a pretty magical meal up there, delivered by our handy pully system.
you saw the progress after day two. and we ended here today, after a solid 36 hours into this thing:
it was pretty amazing to see this come together, in a place where i’d played as a child, picking these:
and looking out over an ever maturing garden
my days as a son have been for the most part pretty wonderful. i’m going to leave the blog today with thousands of words (stored as photos) and few words.
ciao for now.