Greengate Ranch Remodel
Remodeling a Daylight Ranch in Oregon

Sunday, December 21, 2008


We have 18" of wet snow, which makes great raw material for an igloo. We used a recycling bin to make the blocks, and packed in snow around them. Here is a picture of the first two courses being worked on by our younger boys...

Before we put the third layer on, we put a some short boards on to support the door and tie everything together (too bad we didn't have any rebar). Here is a young apprentice striking the joints:

Two more layers of blocks finished it out. We covered it with snow and smoothed it both inside and out.

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