Monthly Archives: January 2014

Columns and Beams, Jan 29, 2014

Today was the first day of exams.  I thought you might like to know of the common errors so you can avoid them: -came late to the exam -improper layout – did not account for the thickness of the form … Continue reading

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Columns and Beams, Jan 26, 2014

Well, this week is exams for the module.   We have a few days practice and then each of you will take your turns to try your hand at this project. Here are a few sketch-up images to help. Assuming … Continue reading

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Columns and Beams, Jan. 23, 2014

We installed our first column project today with some good results….I was really happy with the level of participation, the amount of work being done and the quality of the efforts.  I was also really happy to see that not … Continue reading

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Columns and Beams, Jan 21, 2014

Great! We’ve started to construct the first draft of the project you will be evaluated on……attention to accurate measurement, placement and technique will result in success.  I’ll be there to coach you to the best of my abilities. In the … Continue reading

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Concrete – Columns and Beams, Jan 15, 2014

Hey all, We now know that concrete is a versatile material that we can mould and shape to our needs and requirements….properly done it is also tough and strong and can support a great deal of weight and stress.  It … Continue reading

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Concrete, Jan 14, 2014

I’m a bit slow off the mark here – I had wanted to start the blog with my new group working on the concrete modules – “Footings and Walls” and “Columns and Beams”…..we’ll call it  slow start and I hope … Continue reading

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End of a subject, Jan 7, 2014

I thought I would put to rest the subject of the table – I am sure you would like to see other things, and I am starting the concrete module in the next few days, so I would like the … Continue reading

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