May 262016
Drawing house outline in powder

We used the newly placed batter boards to string out and mark (with cement/plaster powder) the outline of the house and all the ground floor rooms. The marked line s are the center of their respective walls. View the video to see a 64 times speeded up video of the work. The rooms are (top […]

May 242016
Batter Boards Inserted - The Front Row

Today, we calculated from our technical drawings on the computer, the positions of the front set of the Batter Boards. These Batter Boards are a horizontal board supported on two legs, which allows for nails to be placed, to delineate the edges of building features (for example, Walls, foundations etc). These define the two foundation […]

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