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The Eggcelsior

By Kilsharion · Apr 6, 2013 · Updated Apr 9, 2013 ·
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  1. Kilsharion
    The Eggcelsior is a five cluck establishment built in the wonderful area of Landstown, Texas.

    The population of Landstown is currently in flux; however, the proprietors saw fit to encourage travel to their fair town by creating a delightful rendezvous location as the first permanent building in their up and coming town.

    First, the foundation was formed:


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    The builders managed to score free lumber from Craigs List on a deck that was being torn out and about 60' of fencing that had been blown down in a recent wind storm. This accounted for the majority of the materials needed for fabrication.

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    The flooring was put in place - 3/4" plywood, doubled and overlaped seams. Very sturdy. A base of 6'x10'. An interior dimension expected to be 6'x8' with a height of 6'.

    Next came the frame out. More work done with the decking timbers.


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    Faux windows and entry door were included in the frameout.

    Then the skinning. More 3/4" plywood was used for the skin. Room was left for ventilation and nesting boxes.


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    To add a feeling of "old" to the Western theme, the builders decided to add shiplapping from the weathered fencing that had been salvaged; and, a complementing paint was chosen.


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    Requests were made of the BYC community for what type of awning to utilize on the boardwalk. So, by popular demand, the boardwalk awning was completed out with tin.


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    To ensure that the flooring would not rot and mildew over time, it was sealed with a fiberous, watersealing roofing compound:


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    And, to help with lighting without having to resort to electricity, a skylight was put in along with a tin roof. All of it was sealed tightly with roofing tar:


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    A backdoor was installed to allow maintenance and janitorial crew to come in and take care of the facilities should the need arise.


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    Accommodations have been provided with the intention to expand in the coming months.


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    All the guests seem content and comfy.

    Next, the sign had to be designed:


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    And, then painted up on the hotel for everyone to know the place was open for business:

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    Finishing touches included adding on the nesting boxes:


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    Of course, as with all things...nothing is for free. The proprietors have determined a rate that they feel is reasonable:


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    Boxes for depositing the room payment have been provided to allow for the discrete and discriminating customer.


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    The owners are currently discussing the option of a hitching post out front....and, the 12'x40' run is a necessity, of course.

    Feel free to come for a tour:



    Welcome to The Hotel Eggcelsior! The iconic symbol of the launch of the bustling burg known as "Landstown". We hope you enjoy your stay.


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