Monthly Archives: August 2016

Our House Diary #13, Aug. 31, 2016

Well, I am posting a lot these days….and that’s because there is a lot happening!! Today we finished the last long wall of the module: …glueing and nailing the sheathing in place: …but before we raised it, we lifted our … Continue reading

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Our House Diary # 12, Aug. 30, 2016

Well, we’ve made the “big time”: an article published about us in EcoHome!! Check out the link: http://www.ecohome.net/news/latest/quebec-carpentry-students-attempt-leed-v4-certification-home-donated-habitat-humanity Lots of good stuff in there!!!! We can be proud of our accomplishments! jh

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Our House Diary #11: Calling All Grads, Aug. 28, 2016

As we proceed with the construction of the Our House, I am struck with the comments of various Carpentry graduates of our Centre: “I wish I could participate”, or “I am jealous that I was not able to work on … Continue reading

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Our House Diary # 10, Aug 25, 2016

Today was the official kick-off of the Our House project, even if we have been working hard preparing for the past few months, and students have been building for the past few weeks. So we managed to finish the subfloor … Continue reading

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Our House Diary #9, Aug 24, 2016

Lots has happened in the past few days on the Our House! Firstly, the flooring structure components arrived and on Monday, we began to assemble the first module’s floor: Above you can see the main “carrying” beams that run the … Continue reading

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Our House “Diary” #8 Aug. 20, 2016

In the effort to keep you up to date, here is the ongoing “diary” of┬áthe Our House project. We completed the last short end walls this past week, including the walls that have windows in them. Here are some happy … Continue reading

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Our House #7, Aug 16, 2016

We are making progress on the initial phases of the build. While we wait for delivery of the flooring/truss systems, we have been busy creating some of the components we will need as the modules come together. There are 4 … Continue reading

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