Friday Nov 9

Friday Nov 9

Tradlive: Epoxy repairs   Conference with Duffy Hoffman: Duffy Hoffman’s paint specs: After all stripping is complete….Mix a solution of 1 gal Boiled linseed 25% thinner Mildicide Brush liberally Let stand for 48 hours before priming.   Primers recommended: Troubleshooter california paint Sherwin Williams A-100 w/ ⅛ cup boiled linseed oil additive   Primer additives…

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Kevin’s work featured on growing Stortz how-to library.

Kevin’s work featured on growing Stortz how-to library.

Taken from: https://www.stortz.com Give them all your money. Making Curved Standing Seam Panels Making Curved Standing Seam Panels by Jeff Stortz | Nov 6, 2018 | Education | 0 comments *note: Special thanks to Kevin Roselli (Metal Solutions LLC) for the photographs of the copper bell tower project in this post “Whatever good things we build, end…

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Thurs, Nov 8

Thurs, Nov 8

So Jerry Wilson and co. spring it on me yesterday they were leaving at 12. I’m up at 7:30 cleaning the site, after a few weeks it had started to accumulate a lot of debris on the ground. They are being much cleaner now than previously. Tentcam:   AM Shift with the painters: Tradlive:  …

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Wed, Nov 7

Wed, Nov 7

Frank did not replenish the petty cash fund, and I’ve been out of pocket on expenses now for several weeks, not to mention all my housing expenses incurred because they did not produce housing up to standard by contract.  This came to a head this week. We’ve got the housing sorted out now finally but…

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Tues, Nov 6:

Tues, Nov 6:

  Tradlive: after lunch…       Sourcing work this morning…     Great news!  We found someone locally who can cut our molding. Thomas is an architect who specializes in passive solar, and also makes custom trim for his own projects.   Before lunch I had to help mark with some precision work:  …

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Learn to fold metal roofing!

Learn to fold metal roofing!

  I started The Tradroofing forum in 2016 to pool the resources of those in North America; who practiced complete, folded, stranding seam roofing done in the european style.  It is currently the only discussion forum in english for permanent, vetted metal roofing techniques. The Metal Roofing Bible is an open-source knowledge base for those…

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Monday: Nov 5

Monday: Nov 5

Captains log..  winding down the night. One of my favorite journalist and researchers, bumping gums with Joe Rogan:   Closing out the evening:   Early in the AM: Morning in the office, the guys are stuck in traffic, and I’m finishing breakfast!     Last night..   Tradlive: bed-time.   See ya in the morning,…

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November 4: Sunday

November 4: Sunday

  Big day!  spent most of the morning stacking up laundry for 10 days.  The last night on the air bed; i woke up freezing with my neck buried against the wall, and a giant bubble protruding from the bed where it had been compromised by the heat from the little radiator.   While the…

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Nov 3: Saturday

Nov 3: Saturday

Lord help me, I’m letting Brandon and Casey tuck-point alone today. This bitch realized my hours were pushing 70 on site and building work so i’m giving them a little space today. Tradlive: We’ll have a live stream and some photos later.     Tradlive:  

Nov 2: Chimney 2 re-build.

Nov 2: Chimney 2 re-build.

The rains have passed and I’m working with the plasterers, Brandon and Casey to rebuild the second chimney on this roof face. we will be up streaming shortly from the rig… Tradlive: