Monthly Archives: February 2014

F+W, Feb 27, 2014

Today was the last day of our time together; at least in the formwork modules – maybe we’ll be students/teacher sometime in the future.  It was fun being with you, and you posed your own special challenges I had to … Continue reading

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Random post, Feb 21, 2014

This is what happens when carpenter is about to be a grandfather! And I thought my kids would not be needing me to build anything for them now that they are all grown up!! J

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Footings and Wall, Feb 20, 2014

Soooo, the last post before the exam.  I told you I would put up two shots of the exterior corner set up, in the two possible orientations:     A couple of things to note: -never nail plywood to the … Continue reading

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Footings and walls, Feb 19, 2014

I told you yesterday I would comment on some of the mistakes being made so you can concentrate on success. Mistakes include (not necessarily a complete list…): -poor 3-4-5 implementation -placing the corner ties in the wrong orientation/distances -not enough … Continue reading

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Feb 18, 2014

OK, this is the last post with the sketch-up models. Tomorrow we will look at the sketch-up presentation so you can ask questions and I can clarify issues. Step #21:  The drawing of the pour line, bulkheads and window You … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls, Feb. 14, 2014

Footings and Walls, Feb. 14, 2014.

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F+W, Feb 15, 2014

This post will be the last until I show you the last steps, which will have to be done and verified – before the interior wall is built.  I will publish it one day early! Step 14: second row ties … Continue reading

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