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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #240 on: March 14, 2020, 12:11:56 AM »
Mike...Alna area weather lists Saturday partly cloudy,  temps above freezing, winds maybe 15 mph max.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #241 on: March 14, 2020, 05:54:45 PM »
Got some roofing on today, even with the wind blowing.



Fred gives us a smile as he has just drug the 2nd long sheet over for James and I.



Start showed up and we really got moving. This was before lunch.



Finished the North side..



We quit at about 2:30, and this is what we got done.





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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #242 on: March 14, 2020, 06:09:25 PM »
Looks good Mike.  Do you think you will be able to excavate and set the remaining posts before SWW?
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #243 on: March 14, 2020, 06:14:51 PM »
We will see. I don't want to dig so early that we can't get cement to fill the holes..
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #244 on: March 15, 2020, 12:24:49 AM »
Bravissimo!
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #245 on: March 21, 2020, 06:34:22 PM »
Out in the fresh air, working together but keeping our distance from each other. Pretty certain none of us have any of the virus, but practiced the recommended CDC distances to lessen the chances.. Thanks to those that helped today, more help than I thought we would get. We finished by lunch.













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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #246 on: March 21, 2020, 06:45:52 PM »
Looks great, Mike.  Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #247 on: March 21, 2020, 06:47:51 PM »
So, Mike, who was there, in addition to Fred?

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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #248 on: March 21, 2020, 06:58:15 PM »
Brendan came up on the roof with me, which was a real help. James, Zack and Bob L. were on the ground with Fred giving them the play by play of what we were doing and why. Dave also stopped by and gave his Presidential seal of approval and lended a hand where he could.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #249 on: March 24, 2020, 12:50:26 PM »
Very nice Mike. I really do wish I could be there to help where possible. You and the members of your team did very nice work. I can't wait to see the pavilion in-person later (hopefully) this year. 

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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #250 on: March 28, 2020, 08:04:32 PM »
Preparing for a long period of no work, I wanted to protect the trusses a little better





This weeks snow storm all slid off the roof..



I am also toying with the idea of adding a post to the North side, represented by the cut offs in the picture below. This set up creates an 11 foot 6 inch wide opening in the center of the building. It would make bringing the AA Truck or anything into the side of the building easier.

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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #251 on: March 28, 2020, 08:08:46 PM »
Then is the plan to close up the ends of the building?
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #252 on: March 28, 2020, 08:27:20 PM »
The siding lumber has been ordered, and we can put that up when it comes in. I am just concerned that if we don't complete the rest of the building this year, either due to the viris shutting everything down or lack of funding, that the trusses would deteriorate badly and become unusable. So a quick cover up this morning, leaving an air gap between the trusses and plywood, to buy us time if we need it.

I am still planning on pouring the cement, depending on the weather, possibly in a few weeks.
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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #253 on: March 28, 2020, 09:30:51 PM »
I know some of us sent some extra money in,  how much more do we need?  I can put a call out if needed.

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Re: Event Pavilion for Alna Center - Official Reassembly Thread
« Reply #254 on: March 28, 2020, 10:16:05 PM »
It is still coming in. I know there is great concern with the virus and what has happened with the economy so what we get is what we do. Right now, that is siding the first section and cement for the rest of the bases. After that we will see where and how we are.
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