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Gate Repair: A House In The Philippines

Last updated on: 9th June, 2017, 12:42 PM We’re at the end of our concrete fence project. So far, we’ve covered everything from buying the lot to fabricating and installing the gates. This time, I’d like to show you those gates and the terrible state they were in once we’d hustled the wall crew off of […]

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Martial Law in the Philippines

Last updated on: 30th May, 2017, 5:54 PM   Because a few of you have asked about it, here’s my take on martial law on Mindanao. Martial Law Declared On May 23, Philippines President Duterte put the Philippine island that I live on under martial law. The declaration of martial law was in response to […]

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Lot Leveling: A House In The Philippines

Last updated on: 1st April, 2017, 4:12 PM The Last Task: Lot Leveling As we mentioned in the concrete fence series, we had some differences with the architect who designed and built our wall. Because of that, we decided to find a different builder for the house. So the last task for the crew that […]

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Clearing Trees: A House In The Philippines

Last updated on: 6th May, 2017, 12:16 PM This is the first installment of the series on our house build in Davao City, Philippines. An index to all of the posts in this series can be found here: House Build Philippines: Index. We also built a concrete block perimeter fence. The index to all of the posts […]

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Two Gates: Swinging in the Philippines

Last updated on: 28th March, 2017, 1:39 PM We’re almost at the end of our concrete fence project. So far, we’ve covered everything from buying the lot to securing the walls from trespassers with steel spikes. This time, I’d like to show you our gates and explain how they came about. We have two gates: […]

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