"Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made Thee glad." Psalm 45: 8

Friday, January 25, 2013

Progress, Part 2

Next step before concrete can be poured is to bury the plumbing in all the right places. Old friend Jimmie Spies and his son Josh to the rescue. Jimmie helped me plumb our house some 20 years ago, and I'm glad he's still in the business:

That was yesterday's work, Thursday, Jan. 24. And that gets us ready to finish the form work today, Friday 25th. Juan and company got here bright and early, and before long the site looked like this:

That tractor was retrieving some wayward soil that was trying to escape the site. When satisfied that we had enough to work with, the guys fine-tuned the grading and dug footings and beams:

Lay out some plastic, follow up with some reinforcing steel, and it starts to look ready for concrete:

Muchas gracias, amigos!

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