July 2011

Monday, July 25, 2011 [gallery columns="2" orderby="title"] Corrugated metal is hard to cut. We also found out that we didn’t build in enough reveals. To take away the glare and age the metal, we painted the steel with Muriatic Acid, which ate right through the sponges. It...

Sunday, July 24, 2011 [gallery columns="2"] Only 2 full work days left! Today we know our challenges, and we set to work. I’m “traded” to the gathering space team once again. We all rotate teams twice. This allows the opportunity for people to share thoughts, designs, and...

Thursday, July 21, 2011 [caption id="attachment_1522" align="alignnone" width="480" caption="Tight fit. We designed it this way, of course. Andy has mad skills. "][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1521" align="alignnone" width="480" caption="Rebar where an ancor bolt should be? Just tap it yourself! Too easy. "][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1520" align="alignnone" width="480" caption="The wall at the...

Sunday, July 17, 2011 [gallery columns="2"] Today, dirt has a new meaning. So does formwork, and accounting for material thickness. It's nice to become more and more versatile and comfortable with power tools, work-arounds, and jumping around lines that are marking the buildings. Tomorrow the concrete guys come....