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post #1 of 49 Old 01-24-2011, 06:57 PM Thread Starter
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New barn is finally finished!!!

I'm back!!! Sorry I was away so long and I apologize to those of you who were worried about me. It's been hectic for a while but we finally got our barn finished this morning *does the happy dance*.

Anyway, for those of you who remember, we had a barn fire back in August that completely decimated the barn that we did have. Anyway, here is a pic of what it looked like then.

After we finally got all the debris cleared away and cleaned up, we left what was left of the tack room standing so that we would have a semi-secure place to keep our tack until plans could be made for a new barn.

Then the plans were finally made and as the date of delivery and construction came closer, we moved all the tack to one of the trailers and finished the demo on what was left.

Then the crew showed up and started building. It was incredibly fascinating to watch the whole thing as it went up and started to come together.

And now, finally, it's all finished and ready for the finishing touches like electricity and enclosing the tack room over the concrete slab. I will be glad to start putting pens together and getting everything set up the way I want it now.

The tack room will be in the back corner here (where the silver X is on the wall)

We still have a bit of dirt work to do because the ground wasn't exactly level but that's a minor thing.

Anyway, I just thought I would share a bit of my excitement. There will be more pictures coming as we get everything set up the way it is planned to be with horse runs out the south (open) side and the tack room and such built.
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post #2 of 49 Old 01-24-2011, 07:14 PM
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YAY! It's looken great so far!
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post #3 of 49 Old 01-24-2011, 07:17 PM
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Congrats! So exciting and a happy ending to a long journey. I was wondering where you were lately-glad to hear it was a good diversion for sure!

Will look forward to seeing pics of it all come together...

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post #4 of 49 Old 01-24-2011, 07:20 PM
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yeah congrats for you!!
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post #5 of 49 Old 01-24-2011, 07:42 PM
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I want.
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post #6 of 49 Old 01-24-2011, 07:57 PM
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That looks fantastic! Glad you're backk!
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post #7 of 49 Old 01-24-2011, 08:04 PM
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It's awesome! The silver lining eh? Did you find out what started it? And I'm excited to see new pics! Congrats with the new barn! :)

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post #8 of 49 Old 01-24-2011, 08:07 PM
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It looks awesome! So glad you're well and that you're rebuilding! Hooray!

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post #9 of 49 Old 01-24-2011, 08:12 PM
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Its going to be awesome when its finished!!!

Looks great so far!
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post #10 of 49 Old 01-24-2011, 08:16 PM
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Oooh, trade you barns. lol. You can have my ancient, falling down monstrosity and I'll take a shiny brand new one, any day! lol

It looks great! LOVE the weather vane!

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