Latest Extension

The opportunity to demolish a pole construction tractor shed on an adjacent site and rebuild it on the end of the 3 bay shed resulted in a building consent and then resource consent being gained for this, and so the work started.

An empty space

A removal option

Part demolished

Poles removed

 

 

 

 

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An old timer helps

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First holes dug

First pole in place

We have a system

 

First row line up

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The expert

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last pole

All poles in position

All poles in position

 

 

 

 

Door framing done

Door framing done

Part roof done

Part roof done

Roller doors fitted

Roller doors fitted

Walls incomplete

Walls incomplete

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then we needed to add the verandah at the front to continue that line

Poles & frame up and looking impressive

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Rafters fixed in position

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Roof over to form more dry spaces for members

 

 

 

 

 

 

The next item on this agenda is the concrete and there’s a lot of it

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Concrete truck arrived at 7.20am and some of us present

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Watching “Blue” spread the concrete put us all to shame

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A level and true floated finish – a professional at work

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Inside is partly concreted but look what has to be moved.

 

 

 

 

 

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Goodmans donated a load of builders mix and Peter boxed the veranda area for us

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Hand mixed concrete by members produced another area of concrete veranda.

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Inside and its base levelling time. Peter shows another member how its done

2floor

Damp proof laid and lapped mesh reinforcing in place ready for pouring concrete

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Chute wasn’t long enough so it was all barrowed in place

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The first placing of concrete was against the wall

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Nearing the end of pour which was 6 cubic metres

A nice level surface to match the adjacent slab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Another handmix pour to the veranda area by members

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Concrete finished so another working area completed

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Wall framing to back wall underway for full closure

 

 

 

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Cladding nearing completion

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Looking good inside and almost weatherproof

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Inside wall partly lined – two layers for fire rating

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Back wall now lined and awaiting the plasterer