APRIL 4 UPDATE

THE FIRST FLOOR WALLS ARE COMPLETE AND ABOUT HALF OF THE STEEL HAS BEEN ERECTED. ALL WALLS HAVE BEEN FILLED AND THE LARGE CONCRETE BEAMS AT THE SOUTH END ARE FORMED AND POURED.

NEXT WEEK THE REST OF THE STEEL WILL BE ERECTED AND THE FORMS KNOCKED OFF THE CONCRETE BEAMS. THESE BEAMS WILL ALLOW US TO HAVE THE VERY LARGE WINDOWS WE WANTED.

ASSUMING NO WEATHER DELAYS, THE HOLLOW CORE PIECES WILL BE DELIVERED MONDAY THE 15TH. THEN WORK WILL BEGIN ON THE SECOND FLOOR.

MARCH 27 UPDATE

THE BLOCK WORK IS RIGHT ON SCHEDULE. THE BACK WALL IS AT FULL HEIGHT AND THE REST WILL BE COMPLETED THIS WEEK AND BEGIN FILLING THE BLOCK WITH CONCRETE IN PREP FOR THE STEEL SUPPORTS AND HOLLOW CORE PIECES FORMING THE SECOND FLOOR.

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FRONT ENTRANCE – THREE MORE COURSES OF BLOCK TO GO

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SOUTH END

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SOUTH SIDE

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NORTH END

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LOOKING FROM PARKING LOT

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LOOKING EAST FROM SOUTH END

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LOOKING NORTH – THE ELEVATOR SHAFT IS COMPLETE

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LOUNGE AREA TAKING SHAPE

MARCH 15 UPDATE

 

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PUTTING DOWN THE VAPOR LINER

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STARTING THE POUR

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GUIDING THE PUMPER

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LOTS OF HAND WORK AND SLOPPING AROUND

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STARTED AT 4:30 WORKING UNDER THE LIGHTS

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NORTH END COMPLETE

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ALMOST THERE – EIGHT TRUCKS DOWN AND TWO TO GO – SOUTH END

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THE LAST CORNER

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LOTS OF TROWEL WORK

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DRYING TIME – ALL WAS POURED BY 9

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THE CHAULK LINE INDICATES THE SAW CUTS FOR EXPANSION JOINT

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GETTING READY FOR THE NEXT PHASE

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FRIDAY THE 15TH – BLOCK WORK STARTS

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LAYING THE FIRST COURSE

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THE BACK WALL AND NORTH END FIRST COURSE COMPLETE

THE FIRST COURSE WILL BE COMPLETE TUESDAY

IT WILL BE INSPECTED AND THEN FILLED WITH CONCRETE ON WEDNESDAY

THE SECOND COURSE WILL TAKE ANOTHER TWO DAYS USING SCAFFOLDING

MARCH 9 UPDATE

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PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL UNDERGROUND IN PROGRESS

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SCREEN PORCH FOOTER COMPLETE

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BACK CORNER COMPLETE

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BAR AREA READY TO POUR

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ALL UNDERGROUND COMPLETE AND DITCHES FILLED

FOUNDATION WILL BE BACKFILLED MONDAY

PAD WILL BE POURED WEDNESDAY AND WALLS WILL BEGIN TO TAKE SHAPE

 

February 24 update

STARTING TO FRAME THE FOUNDATION

A LOT OF HAND DIGGING TO GET PERFECTION

ELEVATOR SHAFT READY TO POUR

IT TAKES A GOOD TEAM WORKING TOGETHER

FOUNDATION BLOCK IS COMPLETE ON ONE SIDE

A LOT OF HAND DIGGING

WORKING ON THE SOUTH END

THE ARCHITECT WAS ON SITE INSPECTING BEFORE THE FINAL POURING

FINAL POUR – THE FRONT FOUNDATION

LOOKING NORTH – FOUNDATION IS BACKFILLED

LOOKING SOUTH – THE PAD IS COMPLETE

NEXT STEP IS PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL UNDERGROUND

THIS SHOULD TAKE ABOUT TWO WEEKS