Chip and Clada Self-Portrait


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                                   Building Our House in the Caribbean

                                                                  Step 22 - Main Level Steel, Plumbing, and Electrical
                                          WITH COMPACTION COMPLETED, WE'RE READY FOR STEEL AND ROUGH-INS

         Art Installs Plumbing   Art came back from his lengthy vacation and installed the big plumbing.

                                Recompacted  Water Applied
                                After attempting to cut in with a pickaxe, we used a backhoe to cut trenches and then recompacted.

     Big Plumbing in  The site is now ready for forming and to continue running the steel. 

         Plastic Goes Down Clada Ties Steel Sylvan and Leroy Bend Down Steel
                                    Everyone helps out with the steel and it goes very fast.

           Clada Supervises2  We worked on a Saturday to meet the pour date...

           Chip Shovels         So Chip got to help shovel out a footing!  
Main Level Electrical3Main Level Electrical2Glenmore Smiling

    Surprisingly, our fabulous electrician, Glenmore, is still smiling after working 5 straight days including Sunday, often working until dark.
      Ready for Pour   We're ready for the big pour!!!!

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