Moving the playhouse and library barn

Blog series by PaBull consisting of 3 parts so far

Part 1: These buildings need to move.

01-05-2009 07:05 PM by PaBull | 6 comments »

Today is the day we will be moving two buildings (I hope) from our old house to the new house, on the same property. This is the playhouse; 10’ by 10’. It needs to be moved to the back of the new house. This is the heaviest of the two buildings. This is the other building. It is our library barn. I build this about 7-8 years ago on skids on wood foundation. This building is 12’ x 16’. This one will go to the front of the new house. This is ...

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Part 2: The move of the playhouse.

01-06-2009 01:58 AM by PaBull | 6 comments »

The houses made it up the hill. Here is the first one, the playhouse. The playhouse was given to us by a lady that stopped me walking around in Costco. She was very insistent that I should take her playhouse. The price was right; free. It was sitting on a concrete slab, so we had to jack it up and roll a floor under the house complete with floor joists and skids. This was a whole day operation. We rented a 16000 lb forklift and a flat bed full size truck (the ones hauling machinery around)...

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Part 3: The move of the barn

01-06-2009 02:24 AM by PaBull | 7 comments »

I build this barn 4 to 5 years ago. I started with 12”x12” tiles added treated 4×4 risers, skids, floor joists, and build the rest on top. I did this knowing that I would some day move the building. That day is today.

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