Welded some steel together today to make some planters for the front approach.
They are anchors and pivot points for the cascading steps.
These are made of mild steel, which we will allow to rust into a patina. We priced CorTen steel - an alloy that is made to rust on purpose - but it was almost twice the price. We hope that these will weather and hold up fine.
Picture that Josh took of me today in one of the boxes: