Had a spectacular December day for working outside today, and Scott Wardian, Ben Squires, Geoff Carr and myself "nailed down" several more tee frames. We completed fastening #6 and added one more step off the front, fastened down #4 (the big guy!), as well as #11, #12, and #13. The only ones left are #18 to be unstacked and pinned in place, and #16 - which we scoped out and planned for levelling. Ben and Geoff will try to get the timbers placed for #16 in the coming week. Don't know if we'll get back out with the generator right away, or just wait til spring thaw to fasten those two. Next step will be backfill and gravel, and that will have to wait til spring.
Oh yeah - thanks also to Caylen VanZandt who showed up and helped Ben and I finish #11 at the end of the day.