- Category: Project DRAX
- Published on 05 May 2012
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Beginning to clear the old flowerbeds, and filling the “pond” outside the shop
First delivery of building materials.
New ramp levelled. Path outside shop filled and levelled
New ramp edged and shuttered.
First concrete on new ramp (top and bottom).
Ramp concreting completed. Trial trench dug in grass area.
Path from shop to front door concreted.
Paving slabs lifted from patio. Dome marked out.
Footing trenches dug
Footing trenches filled with concrete and levelled.
Site levelled to footings level. Start on plinth hole.
Plinth hole finished. Shuttering box constructed and positioned in hole. Steel reinforcing box constructed.
Shuttering box braced and backfilled.
Shuttering box lined – sand in the bottom and expanded polystyrene on sides. DPM lining for box fitted. Cable conduit fitted. Steel reinforcing into box
Concrete for lower plinth poured
Sole plate template made. Shuttering box for plinth top constructed. Box aligned and braced/secured. Holding down bolt holes located.
Holding down bolts delivered.
Final adjustments to shuttering and bolt locators.
Plinth concrete poured - and the shuttering held!
Shuttering removed to reveal the "sarcophagus"!