A Day in the Life

Small Town Studio is in Eureka an average of 3-4 days every weekend. So what does a typical day on site look like? Check it out.

7:30 am – Rise and shine! A hearty breakfast is the best way to start the day.

Family breakfast around the table.

Family breakfast around the table.

Pancakes, bacon, and eggs. What more could you want?

Pancakes, bacon, and eggs. What more could you want?

8:30 am – We’re on site! (Apologies to the neighboring businesses and homes… We know that generator is loud!)

Everyone has a job around here... even if that job is "observing"...

Everyone has a job around here… even if that job is “observing”…

9:00 am – There’s a lot of thinking. And some standing. And some more thinking. And some more standing.

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10:00 am – How many hits does it take to drive that nail? The record is 5!

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11:00 am – Progress is looking great, everyone! But we’re getting a little hungry….

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Ben works at drilling pilot holes. Drill harder!

12:00 pm – Lunch time. Finally. Favorites include Sonic, Pizza Hut, and the newly discovered Copper Kettle. #noms

Chicken and noodles? Meatloaf? Pot roast?? YES PLEASE.

Chicken and noodles? Meatloaf? Pot roast?? YES PLEASE.

1:00 pm – Work continues. At least it has warmed up a little!

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Team Dove Tail has completed the... uh... dove tails!

Team Dove Tail has completed the… uh… dove tails!

3:30 pm – We’d be lying if we said we didn’t take breaks every now and then…

Small Town Studio claims this mound!

Sometimes it's just fun to watch.

Sometimes it’s just fun to watch.

5:00 pm – The sun is on its way down and it’s time to clean up. (Is this the OSHA approved way to carry a ladder…?)

Always the chipper smile, Dominic.

Always the chipper smile, Dominic.

6:30 pm – Family dinner! The city has been gracious in providing us food, but sometimes you just gotta go for some burgers and beer at Benny’s.

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7:30 pm – If the Cats are playing, you know we’ll be watching!

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10:00 pm – Bedtime. We know it’s early (for architecture students) but construction wears us out! (The ride home is no different…)

Brian catching a quick nap during one of the long car rides.

Brian catching a quick nap during one of the long car rides.

Well there you have it: A day in the life of a member of Small Town Studio. It’s hard work but so worth it to know we’re making a difference in a town we’ve grown to love. Thanks to everyone who has helped us along the way!

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