Fred is another member of the crew.  Here he is bolting the rafters to the roof trusses and back wall for added strength.  Fred used to work in the woods as a skidder driver.  (his face was hidden to protect his identity)

And there's Hector, roofing the front side of the building

Beauty and the Beast: Laurie Alexander drives the big old fork lift on the job site.  This machine has been essential to the project, but is challenging to operate.  These locust logs were milled into fascia, siding, and stair treads.  Laurie and her brother Willie helped out during their holiday vacation from River Valley Schools.
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