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Digging the footer

Dig footer

Mark and I have been tortoising through our digging project. Between my carpal tunnel and his hernia, we try not deal with more than two wheelbarrow loads of soil per day.

Still, slowly but surely, we're making progress. The shape of the addition is now roughed out and we've started digging the footers.



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Slow and steady wins the day(s)!
Comment by Maggie Turner Wed Oct 24 09:03:33 2018
The jarring can be hard on carpel tunnel. We do a lot of digging projects in our clay soil. You do have to take it easy, so you don't hurt yourself, but I sadly miss the digging, when it's gone. It can be very cathartic.
Comment by Chris in Oz Thu Oct 25 07:31:40 2018

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime