Aluminarium Visits the Quompound

We had a great mid-October construction trip to the Quompound, complete with our friends Leigh and Brian stopping by in their Airstream trailer. If there's anything that rivals a Quonset hut for curvaceous sheet metal grooviness, it could only be an Airstream. Ready...

Quonset Hut End Wall Construction

Last week we were back at the property and continued our progress on the Headquarters building. We were there from October 5th-9th. The "big progress" from this trip mainly involved the end wall of the Headquarters building. We got a few other things done as well,...

We Got a Drone!

I've been wanting a drone for a while, and we hadn't really been talking about it or anything, and then Eric totally surprised me with it! Ours is a DJI Phantom 3 Standard. It was a little tricky to set up, but now that everything is connected (drone, remote...

Quonset Hut Side Windows: Installed!

Finally! We finally got our side windows installed in the Headquarters building! These side windows have probably been the biggest challenge yet of our Quonset hut build. We were at the property for a long weekend, with four full work days, just Eric and me. We must...

Quonset Hut Side Windows Part I

This post is mainly about getting the side windows installed in our Quonset hut, but there are some Other Really Great Things that happened on our most recent visit to the Quompound, as well! On our previous site visit we had installed our first of six side window...

Wood Framing in a Metal Quonset Hut

After a little more of a break in the action than we had planned on, having hurt my back on the last day of our previous trip, Eric and I finally made it back to the property on Monday the 7th of August, and worked for a week. We found everything pretty much as we had...

Follow along as we build the Quompound!