Saratoga CA US

Saratoga CA US

This was a complete rebuild of an existing observatory that was present on our home property when we purchased in 2009. The only element that was saved was the 2 story pier that was in the original Observatory. The dome and roof assembly were used as the template for...
Thousand Oaks CA US

Thousand Oaks CA US

Major work first to add support beams to original overhang. Trick to bending sheet metal wall: Place on top of two 2×4’s and hammer with brick cutter in between the wood. Added 12″ height to side walls & 14″ height to door; MUCH easier to...
Hollister CA US

Hollister CA US

Poured a pier on Wednesday. It rests on compacted California clay with a raised floor inside the bottom ring. Three friends and I put the kit together on Saturday. First light was that night. The wheels still bind a little because the dome is settling...