Building the Foundation

 

The Chihuahuan Desert in this area is very rocky weathered limestone.  Due to the weight of the adobe house, a firm foundation was necessary.  A two foot wide by 2 foot deep trench was hand dug, filled with re-bar, rock, and cement to form a sturdy foundation.

 

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