Authored By: Foo Bar Frank on 08/22/16
Building the Bedbox floor foundationBuilding the Bedbox floor foundationBuilding the Bedbox floor foundation

Having a well insulated floor was a project requirement for our Bedbox project. This is an area that you can't easily fix later so we tried to do it right the first time.

The base of our build is like a pressure treated 2x6 sandwich. The bottom layer is PT plywood, then 2x6, then house wrap, then ridged insulation board, topped with regular 1/2" plywood.

The whole base/frame is resting on two built up 2x6 beams which are on cement post blocks. The edge of the build frame was then filled in with supporting stone. The foundation is ledge so it shouldn't sink but we could always blow away. The foundation is basically floating, with no connection to the earth besides gravity. We put our last place on cinder blocks the same way and it never moved. Ledge is a pain to dig in but it's great to build on. Using cable straps might help if we sense the place moving from wind. It is crazy windy in this spot so we'll have to wait and see.


Insulated Floor Close Up
 

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Authored By: Foo Bar Frank on 02/20/17
Cypripedium acaule - MathildaCypripedium acaule - StephenCypripedium acaule - StephenCypripedium acaule - Mathilda

This was a cross between the two best plants that I've been watching over the years. The seed set through the winter and I let it scatter at the site the following spring.
 

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Authored By: Foo Bar Frank on 08/10/16

Not much to look at yet but it's functionally secure with a big new job box. Having electricity sure makes camp life easier.

.... and now there is a old kitchen sink for the outdoor kitchen setup. Scored this from the "Free" section of Craigslist! Cherry Log Debarked

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Authored By: Foo Bar Frank on 10/21/16
Authored By: Foo Bar Frank on 08/05/16
Authored By: Jewl Wortman on 08/23/16
Here's a nice example of using live edge wood in a project. We noticed this well crafted lake house porch while driving around New England. The sweet little cabin is a friends place in Colorado.

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Authored By: Foo Bar Frank on 11/13/16
Tent PlatformTent Platform TarpBox Cabin Frame
Authored By: Foo Bar Frank on 02/21/17
The VT Camp Cabin in Southern VermontThe VT Camp Cabin in Southern Vermont
About five years was spent building up this cozy camp, it's really missed! Hopefully the new place will soon compare.

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Authored By: Foo Bar Frank on 02/26/17
Bed Box PanoramaDebarked Cherry Log
Authored By: Foo Bar Frank on 05/23/17
Barn Doors

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