Footing and Walls, Nov 23

OK, we’ve identified the structure the base is made for.  It is amazing just how much concrete is out there – so common that we easily overlook the process and construction that appears to be so mundane.  We can learn a great deal by opening our eyes and looking at what others are doing – both good practices and bad.  Observation is a key element in our learning and skill improvement.  We can build on our knowledge by watching.  Keep your eyes open for concrete structures in and around your normal routes and home territories.

Here is the next to final clue:


Final day of practice on Monday! – see you then,



About jhcarpentry

I am a teacher in the Construction Carpentry Program at the Chateauguay Valley Career Education Centre (CVCEC) for the New Frontiers School board. This blog is a way for me to connect with my students.
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5 Responses to Footing and Walls, Nov 23

  1. Joey says:

    hydro tower

  2. Dimitri says:

    I was browsing the internet when I came upon this picture.
    It reminded me to visit the carpentry forum. Unfortunately, I do not have any pertinent comment about the final clue.

    • jhcarpentry says:

      That’s pretty funny!! Do you mind if I put it on the blog? What we are looking at is a cell phone tower. I’ll post the final picture later.
      Have a good weekend!

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