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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #345 on: September 01, 2020, 01:36:35 PM »
Same here, the 31st.

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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #346 on: September 01, 2020, 05:10:57 PM »
Mine arrived in Virginia on the 1st.  But there is a one day delay at our Senior Living Community due to the Covid delivery of mail internally.  The check went out within the hour....
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #347 on: September 01, 2020, 06:31:22 PM »
Mine also came in on the 31st to Cape Cod.  Dave's letter was persuasive, so my check went into the mail this afternoon.  I hope Mike can get the lumber he needs!

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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #348 on: September 02, 2020, 06:48:23 AM »
We will get the lumber and finish the building, but it potentially puts off the topping material for the gravel floor. We will see when we get closer. On my building project at home, one 2x10 has gone up $2.00 in 2 weeks.. As soon as I finish, the price will probably drop..
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #349 on: September 03, 2020, 07:23:46 PM »
Planning on putting some trusses together Saturday, hopefully. Fighting a cold so that will play into it.  Picking up lumber on the way Saturday Morning. This will be the west end set.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #350 on: September 03, 2020, 07:46:47 PM »
I do hope you are going to leave a little work for those of us from afar to do during FWW.   Some of us have been forced to miss out on all of the fun...
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #351 on: September 03, 2020, 08:08:50 PM »
There will be something.. We will see what it brings but I am thinking the siding maybe.. I would like to think the trusses will be all in place by then. I'd like to have something ready so if I am not there then it would be easy to explain so anyone can take the lead..
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #352 on: September 04, 2020, 11:45:31 AM »
Finally got my letter today, check going in for tomorrows mail.

I would hope that long range we plan to have either a concrete or asphalt surface inside the pavilion.  It would make set-up, clean-up, and maintenance much easier for many of the events planned for the facility.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #353 on: September 05, 2020, 08:33:36 PM »
Lumber is very expensive currently. You are looking at enough to do the first section, which totalled over $300. With the end wall and overhang, this will be the most expensive section.



We started off by building the assembly jigs.



Then with a good crew, we had half of the section strapped by lunch, with enough pieces cut to almost do the other side.



We then started building the end wall, and I left without a picture..

Next weekend we should easily finish this set and put it up into place.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #354 on: September 06, 2020, 11:10:56 AM »
Did President Dave and his security detail stop by? 8)

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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #355 on: September 06, 2020, 07:57:44 PM »
Yes, he had just left when I took the picture..
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #356 on: September 06, 2020, 10:05:35 PM »
Stewart may have an action photo of me as rigger. I had to move to Sheepscot to be gatekeeper for the 1 and 3 o’clock trains.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #357 on: September 12, 2020, 05:23:23 PM »
We had a very productive day today
 The west set of trusses was completed and then set and attached after lunch.









After we set the trusses up for the next set..



Freds view...



End of the day

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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #358 on: September 12, 2020, 06:21:27 PM »
The Pavilion is looking great!


And as Fred  gets teased a lot about those "Fred's chairs", I recently discovered that Fred is the star in this Google Maps 'action photo' 8)   when one currently searches Google Maps for "WW&F Maine".  Yes, I know the screenshot is not specifically the Pavilion, but this seems an appropriate place to mention it.  ;D


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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #359 on: September 13, 2020, 02:39:50 AM »
A silly question perhaps, but why not continue the roof trusses where the old roof stopped rather than starting at the far end and working backward?