The Forestry Forum is sponsored in part by:

iDRY Vacuum Kilns


Forestry Forum
Sponsored by:


TimberKing Sawmills



Toll Free 1-800-582-0470

LogRite Tools



Norwood Industries Inc.




Your source for Portable Sawmills, Edgers, Resaws, Sharpeners, Setters, Bandsaw Blades and Sawmill Parts

EZ Boardwalk Sawmills. More Saw For Less Money!

STIHLDealers.com sponsored by Northeast STIHL


Woodland Sawmills

Peterson Swingmills

 KASCO SharpTech WoodMaxx Blades

Turbosawmill

Sawmill Exchange

Michigan Firewood, your BRUTE FORCE Authorized Dealer

FARMA


Baker Products

ECHO-Bearcat

iDRY Wood Lumber Vacuum Drying for everyon

Nyle Kiln Dry Systems






Author Topic: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"  (Read 4841 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline moosehunter

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 1486
  • Age: 57
  • Location: Newfield NY
  • Gender: Male
  • Every once in a while
    • Share Post
    • Saw it Coming
Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #200 on: October 04, 2019, 09:54:26 AM »
Looking great Jon! 

mh
"And the days that I keep my gratitude
Higher than my expectations
Well, I have really good days".    Ray Wylie Hubbard

Offline Stephen1

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 1737
  • Age: 63
  • Location: Kilworthy ON> Canada
  • Gender: Male
  • Where there is a will, there is a way!
    • Share Post
    • muskoka Sawmill
Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #201 on: October 09, 2019, 08:27:43 AM »
As it all goes up and you get to help is such a great experience!
Thanks for sharing
IDRY Vacum Kiln, LT40HDWide, BMS250 sharpener/setter 742b Bobcat, TCM forklift, Sthil 026,038, 461. 1952 TEA Fergusan Tractor

Offline fishfighter

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 3039
  • Location: Ventress, Louisiana
  • Gender: Male
  • I'm new!
    • Share Post
Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #202 on: October 14, 2019, 12:04:00 PM »
Outstanding.

Offline Weekend_Sawyer

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 3728
  • Age: 59
  • Location: Laurel, MD
  • Gender: Male
  • Jack of all trades, master of fun
    • Share Post
Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #203 on: October 15, 2019, 01:06:26 PM »
She's buttoned up for the winter. I didn't get to do much on this part. Had to get back to work and start saving up for the next part.

 

soooo what is next?
well for one thing I really need to figure out the layout inside.
Right now I know for sure where the foyer and stairs go.
I have a good idea of the bedrooms layout.
I know where the kitchen goes but not its layout.
In there somewhere needs to be a full bath, laundry room, dining room and living room. I need to figure out window and door placement. Then we can think about plumbing and electrical.

But right now it's a big hunting blind.
Jon
Imagine, Me a Tree Farmer.
Jon, Appalachian American Wannabe. ... and it looks like my dream will come true!

Offline Raider Bill

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 7421
  • Location: The Sun Coast
  • Gender: Male
  • Who will pull the wagon when everyone rides?
    • Share Post
Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #204 on: October 15, 2019, 01:28:16 PM »
Will the master bedroom be on the bottom floor? Think knees as we age..
The First 60 years of childhood is always the hardest.

Offline moosehunter

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 1486
  • Age: 57
  • Location: Newfield NY
  • Gender: Male
  • Every once in a while
    • Share Post
    • Saw it Coming
Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #205 on: October 15, 2019, 01:34:32 PM »
I am impressed! The Tyvec is installed right side up!

mh
"And the days that I keep my gratitude
Higher than my expectations
Well, I have really good days".    Ray Wylie Hubbard

Offline btulloh

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 2655
  • Age: 67
  • Location: Midlothian, VA
  • Gender: Male
  • I never met an air conditioner I didn't like
    • Share Post
Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #206 on: October 15, 2019, 02:00:39 PM »
Nice deer blind!  I would have gone with the camo tyvek, personally.  :D :D :D :D
HM126

Offline doc henderson

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 3225
  • Age: 59
  • Location: Hutchinson, Ks
  • Gender: Male
  • Evil Prevails when Good Men Standby and Do Nothing
    • Share Post
Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #207 on: October 15, 2019, 02:13:10 PM »
looks great.  if you have any 2x4 scraps, lay out a floor plan, and tweak based on what your COO thinks, assuming you have one!!! ;) :) :D
timberking B 2000, 277c track loader, PJ 32 foot gooseneck, 1976 F700 state dump truck, JD 850 tractor.  2007 Chevy 3500HD dually, home built log splitter 18 horse 28 gpm with 5 inch cylinder and 32 inch split range with conveyor 12 volt tarp motor

Offline Weekend_Sawyer

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 3728
  • Age: 59
  • Location: Laurel, MD
  • Gender: Male
  • Jack of all trades, master of fun
    • Share Post
Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #208 on: October 16, 2019, 07:23:45 AM »
Bill,
There will be a master bed/bath in the loft and 2 more bedrooms on the main level. The plan is to occupy the loft as long as the knees allow.

Mike,
My builder has an eye for detail. ;D

Dr,
I plan on laying out using survey tape and push pins.

Jon
Imagine, Me a Tree Farmer.
Jon, Appalachian American Wannabe. ... and it looks like my dream will come true!

Offline Bruno of NH

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 3675
  • Age: 54
  • Location: Springfield NH
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #209 on: October 16, 2019, 07:56:22 AM »
Looks great some nice work on the frame
Lt 40 wide with 38hp gas and command controls Riehl Steel edger,F350 4x4 dump and lot of contracting tools

Offline thecfarm

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 29397
  • Age: 58
  • Location: Chesterville,Maine
  • Gender: Male
  • If I don't do it,it don't get done
    • Share Post
Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #210 on: October 16, 2019, 10:57:21 AM »
I don't think I have said this in this thread,but have on others.  ;D Three foot door everywheres. Easier to move furnature and easier to get a wheel chair into each room. A high toilet too and make sure the bathroom is big enough to get a wheel chair in too. We have a walk in shower too.We don't even have any high cupboards and only one low cupboard,that section only came with a cutting board. Brenda had a home before we got together. I got tired of putting things back into the lower cupboards at her house. This place we have all draws. Pull it out and can get at what she wants and take care of it too. A walk in pantry is a must too,with lots of shelves. Our home has been tried out a few times with her in a wheel chair too.
Model 6020-20hp Manual Thomas bandsaw,TC40A 4wd 40 hp New Holland tractor, 450 Norse Winch, Heatmor 400 OWB,YCC 1978-79


Share via delicious Share via digg Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via pinterest Share via reddit Share via stumble Share via tumblr Share via twitter

 


Powered by EzPortal