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Sid’s Concrete framed and poured the footers for the foundations last week. Down pours intervened and required a sunny Sunday for drying out. Here are pictures of that work, which nicely outlines the foot prints of the two buildings … … Continue reading
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The serious work has begun. Bill was here with his digger to dig out space for the foundations and ‘frost walls’ beneath outer walls. There’s now a big hole in the ground for the Guest House and a smaller one … Continue reading
From dreaming and planning, through fund raising and preparations, we now move into actual construction (though on-going fund raising is still needed, and preparations for later stages continues). Yesterday, Ross the main contractor, and Sid, the foundations contractor, were out laying out the site. Sid had pretty nifty equipment for doing so.
Sid laying out the main building
As is usual, Jo Marie and I had to make a few tweaks as actual realities on and below ground were fully assessed.
Ross & Jo Marie laying out the guest cottage
The excavator is expected to start next week. Rerouting water lines will be needed, too.