White Tail Tower Project – Update 14

We’re back working on the Tower today. The boys installed the new under-slung sling swing. It’s a big hit. A great way to chill after climbing the knotted rope, scaling the rock wall, and climbing the rope mesh ladder – not to mention a long day of school. Not a bad place for a grandparent […]

White Tail Tower Project – Update 13

The crew finished the rock climbing wall today. It’s a beauty and it’s a core body workout!

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White Tail Tower Project – Update 12

Today the crew is moiling in the sawmill making the boards we’ll use for the “rock” climbing wall. It’s coming.

White Tail Tower Project – Update 11

It was a misty morning for working on the tower, and the crew achieved some milestones. The climber rope net is a big hit. And we added the sign and raised the flag! It depicts a snake attacking a vulture – long story…

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White Tail Tower Project – Update 10

The boys finished planking the deck today. We’re getting close to Phase One completion…but we’ve been up against the weather lately.

 

White Tail Tower Project – Update 9

It get’s a little weird this time of year, but the crew is still working hard on the tower. Today they’re laying in joists for the first floor and cleaning up some bracing.

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White Tail Tower Project – Update 8

The crew teamed up after school to make some progress on the tower, and it’s starting to show! Oh, and there was also time to continue planting walnut trees…

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White Tail Tower Project – Update 7

No school today…but it’s a perfect one for working at the building site. The crew is assembling the White Tail Tower corner posts!

White Tail Tower Project – Update 6

Today the crew is “planting” walnuts around the tower building site…

White Tail Tower Project – Update 5

Today the crew is building a ‘batter-board’ sort of form to locate the tower corner post centers. It’ll be useful when we move everything to the job site. It’s work to be done. But, as the crew always says, “work is play.” Certainly true here…

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