The Kirkpatrick's D.I.Y. Project for 2005
Installing the Pipes
July 3 - 4, 2005
Alas, no rest for the weary. The next day was still HOT,
Mike uses a digging bar to chip through the shale-filled ground.
That's me preparing to install some plumbing pipe.
CeCe, bored, watches from a nearby pile of leaves.
I have to get down low to make sure it will fit.
Here I am measuring to install the porch supports.
I used the hoe to backfill enough dirt to seat the supports.
Putting the LAST concrete block in place! Of course, there are
Mike cuts some pipe.
Priming the end of the pipe just before gluing it in place.
The plumbing is done! The last piece we installed connects
The kitchen plumbing on the side connects into the main
The gray pipe is not plumbing pipe, it is electrical
Interior and exterior plumbing.
The tube in the middle is where the fresh water comes into the house.
A view across the future front porch.
It feels so good to have accomplished so much!
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