Announcing The Quorum – The Quonset Forum

Announcing The Quorum – The Quonset Forum

Back in 2017, as we embarked upon our first Quonset hut builds at the Quompound, I started sharing our progress on social media. I quickly realized there was actually an audience for DIY-Quonset-themed content. With the encouragement of friends & colleagues, I...

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The Quonset Gingerbread Hut

The Quonset Gingerbread Hut

Every year I have wanted to do this since I first started to become obsessed with Quonset huts circa 2014. In 2017 I attempted it but the arch collapsed on me. Then for three years, the Christmas season came and went and I never made time to try, try again. Well it...

Loft House Drywall Started

Loft House Drywall Started

Over the summer we managed to start getting some drywall on the Loft House interior! The sitting area behind the loft space is now enclosed! Mostly enclosed, anyway. We also got a start on the loft area itself. The bed will be in the center of the main loft area. We...

Native Turf Restoration: Blue Grama Grass

Native Turf Restoration: Blue Grama Grass

Learning about the land It's interesting to me to look back over the process we've gone through over the past five years or so. We fell in love with this raw 10-acre parcel and bought it. That was the beginning of a process of discovery - of discovering the nuances...

Cladding the Loft House Exterior

Cladding the Loft House Exterior

It's been a long time coming: we are finally underway with exterior cladding over the ICF walls of the Loft House at the Quompound! After what seemed like an endless debate of stucco vs Hardie Panel vs other types of cement board siding, vs many different types of...