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Sky Fort Day 11: Conclusion of the saga…

We did it!  The Sky Fort is complete.  Everything was wrapped up in about 30 minutes before dinner late this afternoon. There was only two things left to do today.  (1) Attach the swings: The swings gave us the only … Continue reading

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Sky Fort Day 10: Swings and Crows Nest.

We got a lot accomplished in a relatively short amount of time today.  The end is in sight! First we tackled attaching the swingset beam to the suppot assembly.  This was enough with huge 8″ hex bolts and metal braces. … Continue reading

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Sky Fort Day 9: Monkey Bars and Porch Roof.

We didn’t get a lot of progress accomplished today thanks to a rather big oops we have to fess up to…regarding that porch roof. Yeaaaah, so yesterday I posted about how silly it was to build the roof completely, then attach … Continue reading

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Sky Fort Day 8: Roof, rocks and rails, oh my!

Not a whole heck of a lot of progress today (compared to the last three days of frenzied activity).  It was more about tying up loose ends and getting ready to tackle the next big phase: monkey bars, swings and … Continue reading

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Sky Fort Day 7: Upper walls, windows and the ladder.

Despite the fact that it was a work/school day, Sara and I made some more good progress on the Sky Fort today. While Keaton was at school, Kylie and I made a trip to the BORG to buy another gallon … Continue reading

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Sky Fort Day 6: Working on the second level…

Today it was all Sara—I took Kylie to the grocery store this morning and Sara took Keaton out to the Sky Fort with her.  Here’s the view of the fort this morning from Kylie’s room: She can’t see over the … Continue reading

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Sky Fort Day 5: Planking the second floor and so much more…

Wow did we get a lot accomplished today!  I have a lot of info for anyone out there that’s going to build this set as well, so pay attention!  No, there will not be a test at the end—your test … Continue reading

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