Since we filled and compacted the void at the back of the project site, it was (finally) time to take down the wooden guard rail. It was a long time coming. We installed the railing in the middle of January so it was in place for almost five months.
It is always great to see Jerry Ditto, author of Eichler Homes: Design for Living. Jerry is a good friend it was great to host his visit. Jerry noted that he will be updating his web site and will include a reference to the progress that we’ve made to date.
Our good friends from West Coast Cranes arrived right on time this morning. We packed up the conveyors and sent them home. Yeah! Picking Up the Converyors We scheduled the crane to arrive at 10:15 this morning and the truck from United Rentals at 10:20. Then, the truck from Bill Brown Construction Company should arrive […]
It was a struggle to the end. And now, we’re done. Problems with the Conveyor We had a problem with the first conveyor. It stopped and United Rentals sent a maintainer to fix it. It required parts, which we couldn’t wait for so we finished moving the remaining soil with wheelbarrows.
OK, we’re not finished moving the dirt and the conveyors remain in place but we’re hosting our ‘Grand Floor Opening’ celebration regardless! We did our best to clean up the site and secure it for safety. It scrubbed up nicely. Our First Guests Arrive Our first guest, the Berner family arrived early as they were […]
It was tough going … filling and compacting the void. Continuing the Process Yes, the conveyors were a bit finicky and fussy today. We had a number of starts and stops, but made significant progress. Unfortunately, due to the shape of the void (i.e., an inverted right triagle, we made visible progress quickly and then […]