Ok, here’s some actual barn stuff, I promise.
This was the tracked skid steer we rented from the local Home Depot. We had a lot of work ahead of us, and I managed to single handedly end the drought in CA. Well, it just felt like that, but there were several days of rain ahead of my arrival, and it rained through our first day of planning and ordering materials, and well into our actual work day. It was miserable, but the fine folks at AdventuresInLunch.org don’t take a day off when labor flies in from out of state.
Here’s the Head Goat getting the first shot at operating the rental toy.
Here I am, clearing around the barn, preparing for the gravel. I spend several hours in that thing, and had no idea how tired I was until I got out.
And here’s the truckload of gravel, the special on the wall of the landscape supply place is what we got. If I remember correctly, it was a special deal on a full truck load 13-yards or so for the price of 10, delivered. For reference, that’s approximately a metric butt ton.