Monthly Archives: November 2012

Footings and Walls – Nov 13

Thank goodness it’s not a Friday (the 13th- ha ha). To all of you who responded yesterday, you are in the ballpark and show that you understand the concepts of placing those critical ties.  Remember that it is not a … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls – Nov 12

Back to work!!  We did a lot today and seemed to be moving along….Any confusions? Any questions to discuss? Question of the day: How should we determine the spacing of the snap ties on the corner? You’ve got 24 hours: … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls, Nov 9

Instead of replying to each of the comments, I will use this post as a reply to all. Any student, past, present or future can participate in the blog!  You are more than welcome, and I appreciate your input! (That … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls – Nov 8

So today was a work day.  The essential elements of the wall form construction – Two questions of the day: 1) Name two considerations when installing the ribbon board? 2) Name two considerations when installing the 1st row of snap … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls, Nov.7

Certainly, the footing performs the functions most of you have described: -provides a level surface to work off -locates the structure to be built -distributes the load -stabilizes the structure -it also acts as a locking mechanism for the walls … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls Nov 6 #2

So no one has responded yet to my question, so that gives me the opportunity to ask a second one straight from today’s class discussion: Name 5 purposes a footing serves:  I am certain I could think of a few … Continue reading

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Footings and walls – Nov. 6

Welcome to the two modules in our program of study that are related to the construction of forms for concrete.  We will be exploring all sorts of topics that pertain to the use of concrete in construction.  Of course, this … Continue reading

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