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Brendan Barry

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Electric Building - Official Work Thread
« on: October 29, 2020, 01:11:56 PM »
Progress on electric building.







« Last Edit: October 29, 2020, 01:47:07 PM by Ed Lecuyer »
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Re: Electric Building - Official Work Thread
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2020, 03:06:02 PM »
Thanks for the photos.

I can't resist asking:  ;D "Why does an electric service building have a window?" ???
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« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2020, 06:11:38 PM »
Thanks for the photos.

I can't resist asking:  ;D "Why does an electric service building have a window?" ???
So you can see when the lights go out?  :)

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« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2020, 06:20:16 PM »
This is great.  Can't wait to see the shingling and the roof....

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« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2020, 05:53:26 PM »
[Moderator's Note]
After three pages, Ed finally pulled the plug on a series of electrical puns, which have been routed to "Whimsical, Weirdness, and Foolery".
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Re: Electric Building - Official Work Thread
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2020, 07:12:46 PM »
Here's a reverse angle of the building I took October 24th, before Brendan installed the rest of the wall plywood:

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« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2020, 07:36:15 PM »
Thank you Ed!  This project is too important to be reduced to mockery (albeit unintended)...

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Re: Electric Building - Official Work Thread
« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2020, 11:28:06 PM »
Progress as of 11/4









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Re: Electric Building - Official Work Thread
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2020, 04:55:47 PM »
Nice progress, Brendan.

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« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2020, 06:10:48 PM »
As usual, the photos are already out dated.  Today (11/5) the roof framing, rake boards and shadow boards were installed.  The shed is now ready for the metal roof to be installed this weekend.  Photos of the power house from this afternoon are posted on FB.

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« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2020, 12:42:10 PM »
Will that occur this weekend?

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Re: Electric Building - Official Work Thread
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2020, 01:50:35 PM »
Weren't we discussing the use of the electric bldg. as a ticket office also ??  I seem to recall a thread on this.
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Re: Electric Building - Official Work Thread
« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2020, 02:19:06 PM »
John is probably referring to this thread:
http://forum.wwfry.org/index.php?topic=3083.45

Lots of different options presented there.    But the electrical building would need to have a 'secure' area for the breakers etc, and clearly the structure that is getting constructed is not large enough for that along with selling tickets.
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« Reply #13 on: November 06, 2020, 03:43:28 PM »
The "power house" is only for the electrical distribution equipment and Brendan plans to install the roof this weekend. 

BTW - The rake and shadow boards were prime painted today, the paint set up quickly in the sunny 64 degree weather.
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Re: Electric Building - Official Work Thread
« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2020, 05:55:27 PM »
Progress as of 11/8. The door was saved by Stewart from a local house undergoing renovation and has been stored in the basement of the Percival house waiting for a use. We had to shorten the door by an inch and make a threshold. The roof is new old stock corrugated aluminum that we found in the old shingle mill building we cleaned out a few years ago.













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