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by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

I receive some pictures from Zac a few months ago. He got the sheathing on the roof. He also bought the rubber to go on top of that. I have the pics of the sheathing installed. I will ask him if he got the rubber on yet. Those pics will be coming soon. I now live 60 miles away so I haven't seen the ...
by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

The last photos I have for now. At this time, the project has come to a close due to a lack of funds to continue. http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4176.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4177.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.c...
by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

More views of the diagonal braces. http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4172.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4173.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4174.jpg http://i1099.photobucket....
by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

A view of the last row of posts. Te gap between them and that hillside will be filled in with dirt. It is fantastic how the roof angle was calculated so that it conformed with the grade of the hill in which the hole was dug. http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4170...
by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

Two essential tools for this project. A chain saw and a sledge hammer.

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by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

More pics of the braces.

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by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

Here are some pics of the diagonal braces. http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4163.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4164.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4165.jpg http://i1099.phot...
by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

The last day that the three man Amish crew was here they installed the last row of posts. There were six posts. They also installed the girders atop those posts. Additionally, they installed eight diagonal braces using the cedars that Zac cut and hauled out of the woods with his golf cart. Here are ...
by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

We've got a bunch of them up there now.

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by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

An area that will soon be loaded with purlins. http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4155.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4156.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4157-1.jpg
by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:38 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

There sure are a bunch of these things to load up there.

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by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

Here you see that some twenty footers have been loaded up top, and some ten footers are being loaded on a lower level.

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by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:35 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

Now we are making progress.

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by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

The first purlin is loaded up. Gary sits up there waiting for another one. http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4148.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20House/4149.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g385/Rudytoons/Underground%20...
by Rudy
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: 1973 Blue Bird
Replies: 864
Views: 118223

Re: 1973 Blue Bird

Oh my! Lucky there were no logs on the forks when Zac was on a big angle with the machine.

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