I just wanted to thank the Teachers and the students in this class. Before I started the class, I only knew how to work a drill and screwdriver. I never imagined that I’d be comfortable with power saws and staple guns just a few months later. I feel like I’ve learned a lot of life … More Thanks
There’s alot of merit to this old saying. Batten helps keep water out from the cracks in wooden boards and solidify the structure of the house.
The wood we used in the house is beautiful. It’s amazing how one tree provided enough wood to make all the floors and walls of the house plus more! That’s recycling at work!
I highly recommend taking this class, whether you want to learn to build or just want class credit, this class is great! It teaches you practical life skills that you will might need in the future, like how to use power tools. It is creative and hands-on learning, and what could be better than taking … More To all UGA students
Spring semester is almost over, but that won’t put a stop to tiny house construction. In the beginning of the spring, our class helped add the finishing touches to fall semester’s house. With summer coming up, It’s looking like we got most of the work done
The interior walls, among other components of the house, are made of wood. As part of our goal for the house, we re-purposed fallen lumber from one of the trees in the UGArden. Also, the red panels on the exterior are re-purposed from an old barn.
Soon, as we finish up installing the walls, we will no longer be able to see all this foam. So, before it goes I would like to take a minute to point out part of its significance. This insulates the house, which saves the inhabitant money, but also makes the house more energy efficient.