October 2013

Photos: Framing

I also added some more photos to the Foundation gallery. Check out the earlier posting to see them. Once the framing started, two things happened to change my perception of the project. First, the house began to look much bigger, because I could more easily imagine how expansive the floor space is (the concrete foundation …

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Memory Lane

As I’ve mentioned previously, I’ve been corresponding with Nancy Tonkin, who grew up at 286 Chestnut. In addition to sharing information about her mom & dad and their years in San Carlos, she was also kind enough to share these old photos. My, how San Carlos has changed!

Photos: Foundation

Here are some photos showing the results of pouring the foundation piers. First we dig the holes, then we fill them back in. Albeit with a substance significantly stronger than what was there originally! Some comments on particular pictures… The drill is very powerful. In fact, at the end of the drilling process the score …

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