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The vines that grew out in the woods now grow in Heaven’s heights

Look behind the White Swan you can see through Heaven’s door, but deep inside up in the loft is something great in store.       The vines that grew out in the woods now grow in Heaven’s heights to save us from a fall perhaps while rushing through the night. We look below to ...

October 18, 2014   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off on The vines that grew out in the woods now grow in Heaven’s heights

New Berlin Salvage Mining: phase two… Our Crew

The next phase has begun and we are taking in down fast as we open it up to the weather and harvest the top before taking out the floor as this one has that masonite staples inserted by a “Mad Stapler operator” whom they should have limited on staple clips. B-grade floor with tons of ...

October 16, 2014   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off on New Berlin Salvage Mining: phase two… Our Crew

Rodney’s second wall goes up and end wall gets built too

Rodney’s Retreat grows with the help of some new friends, but not the usual players. Crazy part is, we are building it as fast as a crew paid 8 hours a day and we are only working 4 hours a day. Last image on this blog will show you the final progress as we completed ...

October 14, 2014   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off on Rodney’s second wall goes up and end wall gets built too

Teaching Blondes to build, cut, and shoot well enough to manifest a house

So why not take on a big challenge and teach a blonde how to build a house?  If we can do that then surely we can teach others too.  Heh heh.  Here we go.   Michelle has volunteered to be the test case by sacrificing her evenings and weekends to help build Rodney’s Retreat by ...

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Super Easy porch stair set from quality salvage Vintage Wood scraps

Here is a great way to build a set of stairs for the front porch out of the small pieces of incredible 500 year old trees. They come from the New Berlin Salvage Bootcamp in the form of what might normally get thrown away on a salvage job, but we transformed them in a few ...

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The Vines of Heaven grow so long…

The Vines of Heaven The vines of Heaven grow so long they reach down to the ground. Thus if your spirit is inspired they surely will be found. The leaves that grow amaze us as they fill the room below, while hanging there to lead us to the things we ought to know. The grapes ...

October 11, 2014   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off on The Vines of Heaven grow so long…

My Birthday in a Tiny Texas House at Canyon Lake

I finally got a real day off as we visited a piece of my TTH history, the Canyon Lake B&B house. It was a wonderful reunion and a chance to finally sleep in one of my favorite early Tiny Texas Houses. This is located just a bit Northwest of New Braunfels, Texas  on the shore ...

October 9, 2014   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off on My Birthday in a Tiny Texas House at Canyon Lake

A New house taking form, a boy for the girls to watch manifest before their eyes,

A New house taking form, a boy for the girls to watch manifest before their eyes, or at least get started before they pull out and leave for their homesteads.   This door hole that Kiev is standing in has a header at nearly 8′ high. The door is a tall narrow door to add ...

October 7, 2014   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off on A New house taking form, a boy for the girls to watch manifest before their eyes,

New Berlin gives up treasure as Salvage Bootcamp takes the past apart

New Berlin gives up treasure as Salvage Bootcamp takes the past apart From the ceiling to the floor, there is still much more to get, but the cleanup has to happen to keep it safer for walking around inside and out as we go into the next stages....

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