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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #60 on: November 16, 2019, 08:06:00 PM »
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #61 on: November 18, 2019, 01:40:29 PM »
Great progress!
Will the old, partially gone upper gable sheathing be totally removed?
Looks sleazy, even if coming roof trusses, deck, hide it.
Will east, Phase II slab be started before Phase I work is completed?

Be kind, Mr. Weather Man.


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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #62 on: November 18, 2019, 01:51:38 PM »
Trusses are scheduled to go up on Wed., 11/20/2019. Anyone in the area who is available to help is welcome to pitch in.
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #63 on: November 18, 2019, 02:00:40 PM »
If  my sciatica wasn't bugging me so much, I'd be on the next Jet Blue, Boston? nonstop '' redeye'' out of Abq, could also visit cuz in Rockport.
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #64 on: November 19, 2019, 06:13:01 PM »
The rain stopped this morning for a couple of hours so we got a head start on installing the trusses. A third of the building was done by lunch time before the rain started back up.
















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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #65 on: November 20, 2019, 01:50:26 AM »
Are the spacers/stableizers something you made or are they commercial in your area?

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #66 on: November 20, 2019, 02:58:03 AM »
Youz guys are animals!  ;D

Great work.
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #67 on: November 20, 2019, 09:42:44 AM »
I hope the rain holds off today.

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #68 on: November 20, 2019, 09:49:50 AM »
Are the spacers/stableizers something you made or are they commercial in your area?
I don't know the specific product used in the car barn expansion, but similar 16" and 24" Simpson Strong-Tie TSBR truss spacer-restraints are a standard item and should be available from (or can be "ordered from") Strong-Tie dealers:
https://www.strongtie.com/spacingrestraintandbracingproducts_platedtrussconnectors/tsbr_restraint/p/tsbr#ProductDetails

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #69 on: November 20, 2019, 12:06:32 PM »
Talk about some dank weather there!   No snow in sight according to the weather forecast, although I do know you're able to keep on working rain or shine   I 'll  pray to God so he holds the snow back until the roof is laid and the walls up yet.

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #70 on: November 20, 2019, 12:46:19 PM »
Looks like metal Strong Tie spacers are being used, have to be the best "bridging" available.
Is further work possible today (Wednesday)?
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #71 on: November 20, 2019, 12:48:01 PM »
Work is ongoing today (Wed, 11/20/2019.)
I hope we see some progress photos tonight!
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #72 on: November 20, 2019, 05:24:08 PM »
All the trusses are up and a start was made on the roof purlins on the west side of the building.













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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #73 on: November 20, 2019, 06:53:58 PM »
Great progress and photos!  Thanks Brendan.
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #74 on: November 20, 2019, 08:43:32 PM »
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