Dig dig dig dig

3 Jul

While we wait for the weather to improve this AM & set up our pop up tent, here’s what we were up to yesterday!

We were very fortunate to have Chris here to help us because I am way too short to handle this thing!! Plus his math skills utilized in measuring out the hole spacings came in quite handy too!

We rented the 2-man auger to dig ten 3′ holes to fill with sono tubes, which will then be filled with cement to form the footings for our deck. There were a few delays along the way digging out the holes, (including an hour & a half where the whole thing was stuck in the ground – fortunately brotherly ingenuity prevailed over that seemingly desperate situation), but all in all this crazy piece of equipment worked great at what it was supposed to do!


One Response to “Dig dig dig dig”

  1. Melinda July 4, 2011 at 11:04 AM #

    Well that is a contraption the likes of which I’ve never seen before!

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