Level, all the way around...
...and deck joists, going the other way for stability. Mark doubled the front sill for strength, as well, and added another foundation support.
And finally, a floor!
Yep, just tongue and groove plywood, right now, and no idea what we'll do over it, but it feels real, now. You can see the deck boards going east to west, here.
After Mark finished for the day and Joseph went off to a Legion meeting, I went out and sat cross-legged in the middle of the floor...imagining a building around me, imagining working there, imagining meditating, reading, making art, listening to music or making it...
I do have the occasional brief moment of near-panic--"what am I DOING?! Is this going to WORK??"--and it feels odd not to be able to do more of the actual work myself. Watching rather than doing is not really my norm--blasted arthritis!
Of course that's part of why we're building this...it IS harder to get around, and hard to get to the cabin in winter or when it's too wet, and of course, difficult to get to the outhouse at times. This is close, easy to get at the facilities, and not so likely to need something that isn't available.
And hey, arthritis or not, I can still sit cross-legged on the floor.