Building a real Bag End ? Why not !

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  1. boyarilie

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    Working continuing on the secondary access road.
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    Smaller stones for the final layer arrived.
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    Another view of the road fixing I did from my own pocket.
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    We started drawing the house on the land. Using specialized GPS device.
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    The road is finally coming on my property.
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    One of the trucks got stuck :p It took like 5 hours to get it unstuck and clean the road
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    What do you think? Is the road flat enough? ;)
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    A little side by side about how it looked when I started working on the access road
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    Found a restaurant which is exactly like the pantry from Bag End :) also they had a nice looking bathroom, good for ideas
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    We started digging in order to pour the foundation walls. Also we started working on the iron structural thingies.
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    Also I started cleaning the entire place up. The plan is to have only grass. Other plants or dead plants will be removed.
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    Cleaning the land
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    Iron iron iron.
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    Ready for the concrete.
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    This is completely mad, I love it. Such a bold adventure is most unhobbit like behavior ! All the very best, keep us updated.
     

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    I love that you are doing this. I am so impressed with what you are doing.
     
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    Thanks for the kind words :)

    So the big day has arrived !!! Pouring the foundation!!!
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    Just an explanation on what the hell is this weird triangle :))
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    Here the concrete is cured.
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    If you have suggestions, questions, etc, don't hesitate to ask. I can share anything you want.I go there like daily :)
     
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    We started getting ready to pour the elevation.
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    In other related news, a guy was selling some rustic chairs, I decided to buy them all.
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    Also at home I'm hard working / testing candle lights and other rustic source of lightning. Bag End didn't have electricity so I must make light the ooooooooooold fashioned waaaaaaaaaayyyy :) You may think it's an easy task but it's not. For example I found out that candles are made from several different materials like bee wax, parafin, stearin, you can also burn olive oil or other vegetables oils. Some of the materials are harmfull when burning (for our lungs) , especially the ones with scents. Some of them make smell (like wax ones) but are not harmfull. Some of them don't make smell and they are not harmfull. After literally 6 months of studying I found that the most OK candles are the ones made from stearin. 100% scent free, 100% safe for burning inside a home. This is a small part from my research /testing on candle lightning, I will make some small updates in the future.
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    Also it seems I have a neighbour that's a shepperd :)
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    Also I found this big tree, I decided to buy it, I don't know what I will do with it, perhaps a big table?
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    Some crazy weather, it started snowing. It was the last day of snow, April 20, 2017. Some crazy winds also were present as I found some trees down on my land and near my land.
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    And at the end, a view from a close by road which is like 2o m higher than my land. You can see how well my property is camouflaged by mother nature. I love that!
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    I'm gonna take you a little bit in the future, meaning a video update made today:



    Share the video among LOTR fans :)
     
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    Preparing for the elevation.
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    I bought a big tree to make it a very big table.
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    The road got pretty bad after the pouring of the foundation, I've bought some new stones to make it OK again.
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    I love the "hobbit" child sitting on the log.
     

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