Fitting the Neck

The first challenge I always faced when I set out to construct a new building, or to add a wing to an old one, was figuring out exactly where exactly to put it. My biggest ally in this challenge was a roll of string. Sometimes I had a couple of survey stakes establishing a property line, sometimes I had the actual house I was adding to, but my first move was always to set a baseline string from which to lay out the foundations and eventually the walls, which…




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Master carpenter, watercolor artist and beat up old jock…owned by Black Lab Bo who considers two tennis balls a minimum mouthful

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