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The Guys -- Working Together

By Vickilane
The Guys -- Working Together
What are these men smiling about? I'll tell you . . .
The Guys -- Working Together
Ably directed by our friend and neighbor Mark Anderson, over the weekend, they raised the roof on Justin and Claui's back porch and enclosed it. Eventually this new space will contain a dining area, as well as enlarging two existing bedrooms. 
The Guys -- Working Together
The shop crew did the measuring and cutting for the walls.
The Guys -- Working Together
The Guys -- Working Together
The back wall, assembled and ready to be raised.
The Guys -- Working Together
Lots of manpower ready to lift. The Guys -- Working Together
Waiting for the word from Mark . . .
The Guys -- Working Together
The Boss -- Mark was a student of ours back in Florida and got his start in carpentry and construction when, as a teenager, he helped John build our house back in '75.
The Guys -- Working Together
Going up . . .
The Guys -- Working Together
Almost there . . .
The Guys -- Working Together
It's up! Now it has to get moved forward . . .
The Guys -- Working Together
Hold steady . . .
The Guys -- Working Together
Time for the BIG hammer . . . The Guys -- Working Together Knocking that wall into place . . .
The Guys -- Working Together
Inch by inch . . .
The Guys -- Working Together Slowly moving into alignment . . .
The Guys -- Working Together
And it's just right!
The Guys -- Working Together
John (the designated gofer) is back from a run to Lowes for more supplies . . .
The Guys -- Working Together
And the guys will take a break for lunch. When I return a few hours later, I'm amazed to see what's been accomplished.
The Guys -- Working Together
Dried in!
The Guys -- Working Together
Time for a gloat beer -- time to sit and savor the feeling of accomplishment.
The Guys -- Working Together
It's suggested that I get a group picture  . . . and with a bit of good-natured grumbling, the guys (Mark has already left, alas) line up.
The Guys -- Working Together You couldn't ask for better friends than these! The Guys -- Working Together
(Note to Josie fans: Josie and Claui were in Arkansas for the weekend, celebrating Claui's sister's birthday. That's why no Josie pics.)

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