The first forms and concrete. May 6.
The walls will likely be poured next week. The orange caps on the rods are there to prevent injuries. May 6
Forms as seen from the 1st grade classroom.
Lots of stone for the floor of the basement. May 6
The length of the basement. May 6
One long wall of forms and concrete. May 6
First graders gave names to three chicks: Cheese Puff, Fluffy Bunny and Nugget. May 6
First grade chicks grew a lot in just one week, but they leave tomorrow. May 6
While all of the outside work is continuing, the annual book sale is going on inside. May 6
Basement walls getting close for the concrete to be poured. May 12
Finishing wall forms.
Foundation hole for the remainder of the building. May 12.
Other half of the foundation hole for the remainder of the building. May 12.
Not much dirt left to haul out. May 14.
Looking down on basement wall forms. May 14
Basement wall forms are almost done and the work will continue on Saturday to hopefully pour concrete next week. May 14.
Gary finished rebuilding the cedar outdoor bench. Very nice! May 12.
Basement walls being poured today. May 20
Huge concrete pump truck and this is their smallest one. May 20
This person controls the pump truck arms remotely.
Finishing pouring the concrete.
Almost out of concrete for that truck.
Down to the last drop.
It takes a team of eight or more men to load concrete in the forms.
These three men are using a concrete vibrator to ensure no gaps.
It takes amount a month for the concrete to cure, but the wall forms come down in a few days.
Two men do the finish work.
Sometimes it takes some extra concrete by hand.
The pump can reach the whole basement.
The basement floor is almost ready for concrete to be poured in the next few work days.